MLB Trade Deadline: Top 4 Landing Spots for B.J. Upton

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MLB Trade Deadline: Top 4 Landing Spots for B.J. Upton
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With more established and impressive names like Carlos Beltran and Felix Hernandez being tossed around in trade deadline discussions, Tampa Bay Rays outfielder B.J. Upton isn't receiving quite as much attention as he deserves.

Nevertheless, he may very well find himself with a new team come Aug. 1.

The Rays, sensing they may be falling irrevocably out of the American League East race, are rumored to be shopping Upton, most likely for prospects. Upton is under team control through 2012.

He currently sports a disappointing .229 batting average with a more respectable 15 home runs and 23 stolen bases. Some teams may believe a change of scenery is all he needs to fulfill his true potential.

So where could Upton end up? Here are the top four possible destinations for the 26-year-old center fielder.

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