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Justin Upton signs 6-year deal

Updated: March 4, 2010, 12:42 PM ET
Associated Press

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Justin Upton has lived with high expectations virtually since the day he picked up a baseball bat.

Now at 22, with two full major league seasons already behind him, he says he welcomes the challenge of living up to the $51.25 million, six-year contract he signed on Wednesday with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the second-largest deal in franchise history.

With his parents Manny and Yvonne looking on proudly at a news conference, the outfielder said he understands ...

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