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Yankees Looking At D-Backs Justin Upton

PALM SPRINGS The Yankees arent expected to be major players when it comes to big-time free agents this winter, as next years $189 million payroll threshold looms over them like a big, dark cloud.

The trade market? Thats another story.

The biggest name to float around the Hyatt Regency during the first day of the general managers meetings was Arizonas Justin Upton, the 25-year-old two-time All-Star right fielder.

According to sources, Upton has a limited no-trade clause that allows him to block deals to four teams. The Yankees were on that list a year ago, but it has since been updated and they are no longer on it.

For more on this story visit: Mark Feinsand, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS


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