Braves general manager Frank Wren could face a very complicated decision within the next two years.
When Frank Wren signed center fielder B.J. Upton to a 5-year $75 million deal last off-season, he not only made a huge financial commitment to Upton. He also committed the Braves to giving Upton absolutely every opportunity to play center field.
The Dan Uggla situation has shown us what happens when the Braves sign a player to a huge, long-term contract. No matter how unproductive the big-money player may be, the Braves feel obligated to play him (at least until the playoffs). … Read the rest