Originally posted on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 1/15/13
Power hasnt exactly been part of the Braves outfield makeup of late. Its been seven years since an Atlanta outfielder hit at least 30 home runs, dating back to Andruw Jones 41-blast year of 2006, and just as long since the franchise had two with at least 29, when Jeff Francoeur hit that number that same season. Atlanta now has a chance to change all of that with two players with 30-home run 30-steal potential in right fielder Jason Heyward and his new running mate, center fielder B.J. Upton, who was signed to a five-year, 75.25 million deal in November. But while the Braves now have two cornerstone outfielders, there are still questions facing the last line of defense heading into the 2013 season. 1. Can Upton meet the expectations of the highest free-agent contract in Braves history? The Braves passed on last years centerfielder Michael Bourn and made this deal believing Upton, who hit 28 home runs with the Rays last season -- his third with at least 23 home runs and the secon...
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