During Arizona Diamondbacks FanFest at Chase Field, General Manager Josh Byrnes was asked about the possibility of signing some of the team’s young players to long-term contracts. Byrnes expressed the team was considering the possibility.

Two players were mentioned as potentially warranting a long-term deal – third baseman Mark Reynolds and outfielder Justin Upton. Of the two it seemed more likely that the Diamondbacks would be able to work out a deal with Reynolds than Upton.


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