Folks involved in this process believe that the D-Backs want to make a decision on trading Kubel or Upton by Friday.— Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) January 23, 2013

Patrick Mooney was first with the news, and the usual suspects seem to be in agreement, though we at Obstructed View reserve the right to retract any and all free agent signing stories up until opening day. The deal is…