BJ Upton is a talented player that is full of potential but has never been able to reach what he is fully capable of.
The speedster could be on a whole different level if he could capitalize on his athletic ability and get his bat to be more consistent.
The real question though, is it his athleticism that is holding him back?
Has Upton been able to just rely on being a freak of nature and not focus on the little mental things that baseball is filled with?
It appears that the Rays have thought that he has capped out his potential and usefulness for the club and have put him up on the trade block.
Here are three reasons why the Yankees could be the perfect fit for the athletic center fielder.