Diamondbacks president Derrick Hall tweets about Justin Upton trade

Jan 24, 2013, 6:36 PM | Updated: 6:41 pm

The Arizona Diamondbacks pulled off a trade Thursday, and the reaction to it has been fairly negative.

Never one to shy away from issues surrounding the team, D-backs president Derrick Hall took to Twitter to explain to his followers why the move was made.

A press conference with manager Kirk Gibson and general manager Kevin Towers is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

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