Source: Justin Upton rejects trade

Updated: January 12, 2013, 1:14 PM ET
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Arizona Diamondbacks outfielder Justin Upton used the no-trade clause in his contract to reject a proposed deal that would have sent him to the Seattle Mariners, a baseball source confirmed to ESPN.com.

Upton's decision was first reported by Foxsports.com and confirmed by the Arizona Republic, which reported that Seattle was ready to give up a "substantial package'' in exchange for the outfielder.

Arizona general manager Kevin Towers has been weighing offers for Upton ...

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