Latest on OF Market: Rangers working hard to acquire Justin Upton

Justin Upton polaroidThe Rangers are working hard to acquire Justin Upton (CBS Sports), potentially in a four-team deal.

Shin-Soo Choo is still available, and the Indians are looking for long-term assets in return (CBS Sports).

The Blue Jays have made newly-acquired Emilio Bonifacio available (Cincinnati Enquirer).

Yesterday, it was reported Jason Bay was close to a deal with the Mariners, but the Indians are now the favorites to sign him (CBS Sports). Bay is going to get a guaranteed deal (CBS Sports).

Scott Hairston is currently out of the Giants price range (Comcast Sportsnet).

Michael Bourn‘s market includes the Mariners, Phillies and Rangers (CBS Sports).

The Red Sox are likely out on Nick Swisher and Cody Ross, unless they deal Jacoby Ellsbury (CBS Sports).


To read about Greinke’s and Upton’s impact on what the Mets may be trying to do, read Matthew Cerrone’s post on MetsBlog from earlier today.