Found November 16, 2012 on Atlanta Bullpen:
Upton stole 31 bases in 37 attempts last season with Tampa Bay The Atlanta Braves had free agent center fielder, B.J. Upton, at Turner Field this past week, and they are reportedly very interested in his services. But would Upton be a good fit? Upton brings an impressive skill package, having hit 28 homers last season, with 31 steals in 37 attempts.  He’s also a very adept center fielder, committing only 3 errors last season, while logging 10 assists. The concern with Upton is that his OBP the past four seasons has been only .313, .322, .331 and .298.  He’s also struck out over 160 times in each of the past three seasons.  In other words, he is Dan Uggla playing center field. The Braves hitters were seventh in the major leagues last season in strikeouts.  Upton could put them in position to challenge for the most strikeouts in the majors. How many times last season did the Braves have a rally going, only to have it end with a strikeout?  How many times did they have a runner on thir...
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