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MLB trade rumors and news for October 23rd, 2016

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Detroit will try to trade Justin Upton this off-season:

Upton, 29, had a down season with regard to average but still provided power, batting .246/.310/.465 with 31 home runs and 87 RBIs. Last season was Upton’s first on an American League team’s roster. The slow start might have reflected an adjustment period.

Pittsburgh fired its first and third base coaches:

It doesn’t seem there is a sense of urgency with regard to the Mets attempting to keep Yoenis Cespedes, according to ESPN’s Buster Olney.

Maybe there wasn’t an attempt to move Justin Upton:

Chicago designated Giovanni Soto for assignment.

Washington is interested in re-signing Mark Melancon this off-season, according to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe.

This is interesting for the Cubs:

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