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5 Reasons Why the Phillies Must Sign B.J. Upton to Keep Him Away from Atlanta
Kim Klement-US PRESSWIRE

One of the most important reasons why the Phillies should pursue B.J. Upton this offseason is to keep him away from their perennial division rival Atlanta Braves.

The Braves already have a team full of youthful stars; Craig Kimbrel, Jason Heyward and Freddie Freeman, just to name a few.

If the Phillies were to let him slip away to Atlanta, the Phillies are going to have to deal with him hitting home runs, stealing bases and preventing runs in center field against them for years to come.

Here are five reasons why the Phillies need to sign B.J Upton and keep him far away from the Atlanta Braves. 

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