For someone who was the talk of the trading town in Atlanta Braves organization, Justin Upton will officially not being coming to Georgia, Jayson Stark tweets. Trade talks with the Arizona Diamondbacks broke down with both sides concluding there is "not going to be a fit."
The Diamondbacks had their eyes on shortstop Andrelton Simmons, who Frank Wren had already deemed "unreachable."
Upton was already expected to be pricey, but the Braves were unwilling to part with the chunk of talent required.
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