Why BJ Upton Is Worth $4.8 Million

January 19, 2011 at 8:30 am 23 comments

There was quite a bit of uproar and snickering this week when the Rays avoided arbitration with BJ Upton and gave him a one-year deal worth $4.825 million. That contract represented a raise over his 2010 salary ($3.0M) and made Upton the Rays highest-paid player. Many think that is way […]