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The Detroit Tigers mix up that Motown and Upton Funk

The Detroit Tigers swooped in and made their traditional big January splash. Still pending the physical and official confirmation from the Tigers, it appears that Justin Upton is the newest Detroit slugger in what has become a pretty potent lineup for the past decade.

The deal is a six-year, $132-million contract with an opt-out after year two. So what’s the skinny on the deal?

Read on for the good and bad of the Upton deal