Justin Upton joined the Atlanta Braves last off-season and high expectations accompanied his arrival. Upton started out on fire in April, after that he had a mediocre season. Overall, his season numbers ended up very close to his career averages, good but not great.
The Upton and Chris Johnson for Martin Prado and Randall Delgado plus prospects trade has long been considered a win for Atlanta. However, if Chris Johnson wasn’t included in the trade, or hadn’t hit the cover off the ball last season, I’d consider the trade a win for Arizona. Johnson made that trade, I’d … Read the rest