Maybe Not Getting Upton Is a Blessing in Disguise for Phillies

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Maybe Not Getting Upton Is a Blessing in Disguise for Phillies
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YOU CAN LOOK at it as the Phillies losing out on B.J. Upton, or you can look at it as the Phillies saving $75.25 million over 5 years, which is the price the Braves ended up paying for a centerfielder whose production has seldom seemed to match his prodigious potential. Figure it out, and you will have figured out the riddle Ruben Amaro Jr. will continue to face as he attempts to deal his team back into contention for 2013...

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