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Phils should learn from Braves deal for Upton

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Sometimes, you just have to tip your cap to another team. In this case, it's the Braves that deserve the tip of the cap for making a deal for Justin Upton that rivals the type of deal the Phillies should have made in the past.

In case you missed the news, the National League East just got tougher. The Atlanta Braves acquired outfielder Justin Upton and third baseman Chris Johnson from Arizona for third baseman Martin Prado, minor league shortstop Nick Ahmed, minor league first baseman Brandon Drury and right-handers Randall Delgado and Zeke Spruill. Did Atlanta give up a lot? Yes, they did. Did they get a good return... Recommended Stories

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