Dec 5, 2012, 11:00 AM EST
Phillies and Diamondbacks are discussing Justin Upton for Cliff Lee. Money coming to AZ would also be involved.
— Pedro Gomez (@pedrogomezESPN) December 4, 2012
It was almost immediately shot down by Ruben Amaro. Later in the evening, Gomez explained the basis of his report:
— Pedro Gomez (@pedrogomezESPN) December 5, 2012
If “it was discussed internally on one side” is what constitutes a trade rumor these days, the field of trade rumor reporting is about to get a lot more difficult. Certainly busier.
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