Melvin Upton Jr.
- Bats: R, Throws: R
- San Diego Padres
- Birth DateAugust 21, 1984 (Age: 30)
- BirthplaceNorfolk, VA
- Experience10 years
- Ht/Wt6-3, 185 lbs.
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*Career stats are updated nightly.
Josh Hamilton's time with the Angels didn't work out as either side had hoped. Where does the signing of the former AL MVP rank among baseball's worst?about 23 days ago | Jayson Stark | ESPN.com
Previewing the New York Mets' three-game series at the Atlanta Braves.about 42 days ago | Adam Rubin |
The Braves promoted Jason Grilli from the set-up role to replace closer Craig Kimbrel and also designated two-time All-Star Carlos Quentin for assignment.about 46 days ago | Associated Press
GM says deal that sent closer Craig Kimbrel to San Diego might have strengthened a wild-card competitor.about 46 days ago | Adam Rubin |
Team opens season against division rival Washington.about 46 days ago | Adam Rubin |
The Braves have traded closer Craig Kimbrel and outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. to the Padres for a package that includes Carlos Quentin and Cameron Maybin.about 46 days ago | ESPN.com news services
Joe Peta predicts the season win total for the Atlanta Braves and gives a bet recommendation.about 52 days ago | Joe Peta | ESPN Chalk
Atlanta Braves outfielder Melvin Upton is expected to miss the rest of spring training because of inflammation in his left foot.about 83 days ago | Associated Press
Atlanta Braves outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. said Monday that his decision to change his first name has nothing to do with his struggles over the past two seasons.about 88 days ago | ESPN.com news services
Before I did a news hit about B.J. Upton announcing he wants to go by his given name of Melvin Upton Jr., I looked into some numbers to see what has caused his troubles since he joined the Braves two seasons ago.about 88 days ago | David Schoenfield | ESPN.com
- 2015 Salary: $15,050,000
- Debut: 8/2/2004 vs Bos - 1-3, R
- Drafted: 2002: 1st Rnd, 2nd by TB