During FanFest at Chase Field last month Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Josh Byrnes commented that the Diamondbacks were interested in signing a few of their young core players to long-term contracts.

Specifically he named Justin Upton and Mark Reynolds as two players they would be talking with. Since that time Upton has signed a six-year contract extension and Reynolds confirmed his representatives are speaking with the Diamondbacks about a long-term deal.

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