The Phillies were the first to express interest in B.J. Upton.But their best offer was five years for $55 million.#Braves
— Mark Bowman (@mlbbowman) November 29, 2012
Now we know why Upton signed so fast.
Assuming the Phils were, as reported, Upton’s other major suitor, how did the Braves end up paying $20 million more?
Did Wren just get snookered by an agent, a la the Derek Lowe signing? MAJOR blunder if so.