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Melvin Upton Jr.
AVG HR RBI
.208 12 35
Team: San DiegoHt / Wt: 6-3 / 185 NFBC ADP: 385.99
Position: CFBorn: 8/21/1984 Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Devil Rays (2002)


Latest News
Apr. 5 4:23 PM PT5:23 PM MT6:23 PM CT7:23 PM ET19:23 ET23:23 GMT7:23 4:23 PM MST6:23 PM EST6:53 PM VEN3:23 UAE (+1)6:23 PM CT-The San Diego Padres pulled off another blockbuster trade on the eve of opening day, acquiring All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel and outfielder Melvin Upton from the Atlanta Braves for outfielders Carlos Quentin and Cameron Maybin, plus two minor leaguers and a draft pick.
Analysis: The trade announced Sunday reunites Upton with his younger brother, Justin, who was obtained by the Padres in one of several trades general manager A.J. Preller made in a dramatic December makeover. Justin Upton is San Diego's starting left fielder. Melvin Upton was placed on the disabled list Saturday with a left foot injury.
Feb. 27 1:17 PM PT2:17 PM MT3:17 PM CT4:17 PM ET16:17 ET21:17 GMT5:17 2:17 PM MST4:17 PM EST4:47 PM VEN1:17 UAE (+1)3:17 PM CT-Upton is out due to inflammation in his left foot.
Analysis: Upton's foot was placed in a short leg cast for two weeks, and then in a walking boot for about four to six weeks. He could return in May and make his Padres debut.
Feb. 23 9:39 AM PT10:39 AM MT11:39 AM CT12:39 PM ET12:39 ET17:39 GMT1:39 10:39 AM MST12:39 PM EST1:09 PM VEN21:39 UAE11:39 AM CT-The centerfielder known as B.J. Upton through his first 11 major league seasons with Tampa Bay and Atlanta is now listed as Melvin Upton Jr. on the Atlanta Braves' roster.
Analysis: Upton's old initials stood for Bossman Junior, from his father Manny's nickname "Bossman." Upton's full name is Melvin Emanuel Upton. The 30-year-old has struggled in two seasons since signing a $75.25 million, five-year contract with the Braves. He hit .184 in 2013 and .208 last year.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2004 TB 45 159 19 41 8 2 4 12 15 46 4 1 .258 .324 .409
2006 TB 50 175 20 43 5 0 1 10 13 40 11 3 .246 .302 .291
2007 TB 129 474 86 142 25 1 24 82 65 154 22 8 .300 .386 .508
2008 TB 145 531 85 145 37 2 9 67 97 134 44 16 .273 .383 .401
2009 TB 144 560 79 135 33 4 11 55 57 152 42 14 .241 .313 .373
2010 TB 154 536 89 127 38 4 18 62 67 164 42 9 .237 .322 .424
2011 TB 153 560 82 136 27 4 23 81 71 161 36 12 .243 .331 .429
2012 TB 146 573 79 141 29 3 28 78 45 169 31 6 .246 .298 .454
2013 Atl 126 391 30 72 14 0 9 26 44 151 12 5 .184 .268 .289
2014 Atl 141 519 67 108 19 5 12 35 57 173 20 7 .208 .287 .333
Career 1233 4478 636 1090 235 25 139 508 531 1344 264 81 .243 .324 .400

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2008 TB Total 16 66 16 19 1 1 7 16 5 16 6 0 .288 .333 .652
    LDS 4 18 5 5 0 1 3 4 1 5 0 0 .278 .316 .889
    LCS 7 28 8 9 1 0 4 11 4 7 2 0 .321 .394 .786
    WS 5 20 3 5 0 0 0 1 0 4 4 0 .250 .250 .250
2010 TB Total 5 21 0 4 2 0 0 2 0 7 2 0 .190 .190 .286
    LDS 5 21 0 4 2 0 0 2 0 7 2 0 .190 .190 .286
2011 TB Total 4 14 3 4 3 0 0 0 4 6 1 2 .286 .444 .500
    LDS 4 14 3 4 3 0 0 0 4 6 1 2 .286 .444 .500
2013 Atl Total 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000
    LDS 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Career 28 104 20 27 6 1 7 18 9 32 9 2 .260 .316 .538


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