Originally Posted by RKMeibalane
No question the Braves came out ahead in this trade. Upton had a down year in 2012, but if he plays up to his capabilities, he could be one of the best outfielders in the game. The Braves needed another star to take over for Chipper Jones: it looks like they've found him.
They are going to have problems at third; Johnson is more of a liability there. I still think the Braves got better with this move, though.