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Preller revamps Padres with series of blockbusters

SAN DIEGO (AP) — In a dizzying series of blockbuster trades in just more than a week, new San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller has revamped the worst offense in the major leagues by adding Matt Kemp, Wil Myers, Justin Upton and Derek Norris.

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AP source: Padres to acquire OF Justin Upton from Braves

In this Aug. 22, 2014, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton hits a two-run home run off Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Manny Parra in the 12th inning of a baseball game in Cincinnati. A person with knowledge of the deal says the San Diego Padres have agreed to acquire slugger Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves. The person, speaking on condition of anonymity Friday, Dec. 19, 2014,  because the teams had not announced the deal, said the Braves will receive a group of prospects.  (AP Photo/Al Behrman, File)

ATLANTA (AP) — The San Diego Padres have agreed to acquire slugger Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves, a person with knowledge of the deal said Friday.

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