Archive for November, 2012

 

November 29, 2012

B.J. Upton More Than Just Potential

B.J. Upton is the Braves’ new centerfielder, agreeing to a five-year, $75.25 million deal on Wednesday.  There are flaws in Upton’s game and he’s been a somewhat inconsistent player.  But he’s young, talented and he’s actually been a pretty valuable …

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November 05, 2012

Jordan Schafer is Worth the Gamble

Jordan Schafer is now 26 and has hit .221/.305/.301 in 893 big league plate appearances and 238 big league games.  He also rates as merely a serviceable major league centerfielder.  Yet the Atlanta Braves have now acquired Jordan Schafer twice, …

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