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Summary[]

Ben and Sam break down the Braves’ signing of B.J. Upton and discuss the discrepancy between different appraisals of his value.

Topics[]

  • Melvin Upton

Banter[]

  • The topic for this episode was Ben's idea.

Notes[]

  • Ben and Sam analyze the five-year, $75.25MM contract that B.J. Upton, as he was known at the time, signed with the Braves.
  • Sam argues for and against the contract's merits and cites Jason Parks who referred to Upton as a "change of scenery" candidate.
  • Ben seems to agree with Sam's assessment and expresses his own positive viewpoints on the player while also noting a few of Upton's limitations.
  • Overall, the podcast expressed a neutral reaction to the deal.

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