Ultratalented Upton on fast track to D-backs

Originally Published: July 8, 2007
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

SAN FRANCISCO -- If Monday is Chris Berman Day and Tuesday belongs to season-ticket holders and corporate fat cats at the All-Star Game, Sunday is the province of scouts and general managers with more long-term horizons.

These guys know their way around a Baseball America Prospect Handbook and can tell a Mobile BayBear from a Montgomery Biscuit.

Two scouts were in the stands watching batting practice Sunday when the discussion turned to Justin Upton, center-field prodigy in the Arizona ...

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