The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired third baseman Martin Prado
along with several young players in exchange for outfielder Justin Upton and
third baseman Chris Johnson yesterday. Prado is set to hit free agency
following the 2013 season, making his inclusion in the trade a bit underwhelming.
However, the Diamondbacks are confident that they’ll be able to sign Prado to a
three- or four-year contract extension, according to Bob Nightengale of USA
The #Dbacks quite optimistic about agreeing soon to 3 or 4 year extension with Martin Prado
— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) January 24, 2013