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Old 11-29-2012, 01:05 PM   #3779
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Originally Posted by AngelEyes
Not a big fan of BJ Upton, I wouldn't trust him to deliver. I do think Justin is a better player but last year surprised me with his lack of production.

Justin would cost the Braves a premium package of players, and something like 50 million in salary. Too expensive.

Originally Posted by AngelEyes
Upton had only a .298 on base percentage last season, I wouldn't have given him that contract.

It's not as bad as you want to believe. Upton's career low BB% in 2012 still places him around the median for CF's. What he loses in average, he makes up for in power. His career sb% is right around 77%, so he has that going for him too.
Originally Posted by Skywalker
His prime years are gone unless some new hitting coach fixes him.

He's coming off a 28 HR season as a CF. He's got plenty left to give Atlanta over the next 5 years.
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