- B.J. Being B.J.
What a strange, strange season B.J. Upton is having. If you didn't see the play from last night, well, just imagine the laziest baserunning play possible, then carry that to an exponent of ten
- BJ Upton or Kate Upton?
. Is 5-foot-10
10. Weighs 185 pounds
*In the 2011 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue
- What's With B.J. Upton?
Since the Tampa Bay (then Devil) Rays selected him with the second overall pick in the 2002 amateur draft, B.J. Upton has displayed every ingredient necessary to become a five-tool superstar
- Daily Graphing - B.J. Ryan
, and again, and again.... The worst part is, this play on the now famous cry of a small boy in reference to the 1919 White Sox scandal never actually happened. Rant over. Let's take a look at B.J. Ryan
- Assessing B.J. Upton
Power. Patience. Speed. During the course of his career, B.J. Upton has shown more tools than Home Depot. Those tools are the reason that the Rays selected him with the second overall pick
- Buying B.J. Upton
After signing the biggest free agent contract in the history of the franchise, B.J. Upton’s start to his Atlanta tenure was obviously lackluster. Posting consecutive months with a wRC+ south of 40
- B.J. Upton's Power Resurgence
When B.J. Upton made his seemingly long-awaited full-season major league debut in 2007 at 22, he did not disappoint. Although he didn't settle in full-time defensively at center field until
- B.J. Upton's Unlimited Upside
As an ardent Pittsburgh Pirates fan, I have to admit that discussing B.J. Upton is something of an exercise in masochism. A wonderfully talented player, Upton nonetheless is a constant, sharp
- Projecting B.J. Upton
Two years ago it seemed as if B.J. Upton was on top of the world. He had just concluded his first full season in the big leagues at age 22 and he posted a .387 wOBA in 129 games. Then the Devil Rays
- B.J. Upton: Living in the Basement
According to Zach Sanders' unassailable list of outfield rankings, B.J. Upton scored dead last with a whopping negative $12 of value in 2013. A player in a different contract situation would likely
- B.J. Upton Now Differently Confounding
Things to know before we proceed with this article about B.J. Upton:
(1) B.J. Upton is set to become a free agent after the end of this season, and he is newly 28 years old.
- B.J. Upton Just Doesn't Believe It
What was that you just said?
Well, that's simply preposterous, and B.J. Upton does not believe it.
Oh, it's not that Bossman distrusts you personally, it's just that he doesn't believe
- Extreme Makeover: B.J. Upton Edition
Back in 2007, B.J. Upton was thought to be a future megastar, a young tools-filled player, whose future seemed to almost certainly include MVP consideration and numerous other awards. As a 24-year
- B.J. Upton, Chris Davis and Breakouts
on the dollar. On the other end of the spectrum is B.J. Upton who Ron Shandler picked to have "40/40 upside", but is in the discussion has the worst everyday player in the majors. Going into the 2013 season
- Justin and B.J. Upton and the Brother Effect
with the Braves, as Justin will join his brother B.J. in the Atlanta outfield. Or, this, in other words.
Dave already wrote about the trade overall, from both sides. Mike Newman already took a look
- Will B.J. Ryan Regain Reliever Royalty?
One of the game’s top closers in 2005 and 2006, B.J. Ryan came down with an elbow injury in 2007 that required Tommy John surgery. Ryan was back pitching in 2008 and after a month regained his
- The Blue Jays dump B.J. Ryan
. But wasn't this a bit premature? The Jays will take a real bath here, eating $15 million of B.J. Ryan's salary. Combine that with last year's dump of Frank Thomas, and you have twenty-five million bucks worth
- Why I'm Not Buying B.J. Upton
(and are therefore Not a Bust). So sticking with the Not a Sleeper theme, this is why I am not buying B.J. Upton.
First off is the caveat -- of course any player of Upton's preseason dollar value range
- Hopeless Joe's Scouting Report: B.J. Upton
Situations," he came across the report he filed this spring on B.J. Upton, just before the Braves kicked him out of Champion Stadium for sitting in the center field camera's shot line and holding up signs
- B.J. Upton, Braves Reach Hefty, Predictable Agreement
For several months, now, the Atlanta Braves have looked like a fitting future home for B.J. Upton. Once Upton officially became a free agent, the Braves made no secret of their interest, and in fact
- B.J. Upton, Fantasy LVP & Causer of Tears
When Yuniesky Betancourt earns more fantasy value than you, you know you've had a bad season. Or in other terms, if you decided to draft B.J. Upton this year, then you're gonna have a bad time
- Roy Halladay, Chris Carpenter, and B.J. Ryan Go To The Amazon...
don't have venom, so there is no butt sucking.)
That's a picture of the guy who got bit on his butt.
Chris Carpenter breaks his toe, but he'll be okay. He's a tough guy.
B.J. Ryan, meanwhile, drops
- AL Outfield Fallers: Sizemore, Wells & B.J. Upton
over $20M for the next 3 years anyway. I don't know what the Angels were thinking and I'll say the same for you if you reach too high for this potential bust.
Overdue and Overrated: B.J. Upton
- Mixed League Waiver Wire: B.J. Upton, Brad Miller
OF B.J. Upton, Atlanta Braves
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