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Justin Upton
AVG HR RBI
.291 4 11
Team: DetroitHt / Wt: 6-2 / 205 NFBC ADP: 83.95
Position: LFBorn: 8/25/1987 Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Diamondbacks (2005)


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Apr. 27 3:19 PM PT4:19 PM MT5:19 PM CT6:19 PM ET18:19 ET22:19 GMT6:19 3:19 PM MST5:19 PM EST5:49 PM VEN2:19 UAE (+1)5:19 PM CT-Justin Upton went 0 for 4 Thursday as the Detroit Tigers lost to the Seattle Mariners 2-1. He ended the game with a .271 batting average.
Analysis: Upton had a six-game hitting streak snapped. He went 8 for 22 with two homers, two doubles, five RBIs, six runs and four walks over that span.
Apr. 22 6:20 PM PT7:20 PM MT8:20 PM CT9:20 PM ET21:20 ET1:20 GMT9:20 6:20 PM MST8:20 PM EST8:50 PM VEN5:20 UAE (+1)8:20 PM CT-Upton hit a solo home run on Saturday for the Tigers, who pulled out a 5-4 win over the Twins.
Analysis: Upton is hitting .360 with three homers and seven RBIs in his last seven games.
Apr. 19 8:38 PM PT9:38 PM MT10:38 PM CT11:38 PM ET23:38 ET3:38 GMT11:38 8:38 PM MST10:38 PM EST11:08 PM VEN7:38 UAE (+1)10:38 PM CT-Upton (bruised right wrist) was out of the Tigers' lineup for a second straight day Thursday.
Analysis: Manager Brad Ausmus said it's "realistic" Upton could play when the Tigers begin a three-game series at Minnesota on Friday.
Apr. 15 5:54 PM PT6:54 PM MT7:54 PM CT8:54 PM ET20:54 ET0:54 GMT8:54 5:54 PM MST7:54 PM EST8:24 PM VEN4:54 UAE (+1)7:54 PM CT-Upton was 3 for 3 with a homer, three RBIs and a run scored Saturday.
Analysis: It was the first multihit performance in 10 games for Upton, but he's come alive lately. The veteran outfielder is 6 for 13 with four extra-base hits in the last four games.
Apr. 13 5:51 PM PT6:51 PM MT7:51 PM CT8:51 PM ET20:51 ET0:51 GMT8:51 5:51 PM MST7:51 PM EST8:21 PM VEN4:51 UAE (+1)7:51 PM CT-Upton belted a two-run homer Thursday.
Analysis: Maybe Upton is set to put aside his ugly start to the season. His first homer of the season - he matched a career high with 31 last year - came one day after he notched his first extra-base hit with a double. He's still batting just .182.
Apr. 4 2:35 PM PT3:35 PM MT4:35 PM CT5:35 PM ET17:35 ET21:35 GMT5:35 2:35 PM MST4:35 PM EST5:05 PM VEN1:35 UAE (+1)4:35 PM CT-Upton (left knee contusion) is in the Tigers' lineup for Thursday's game against the White Sox.
Analysis: The slugger exited Tuesday's season opener after six innings due to the bruise, though the injury was never believed to be a major concern.

Regular Season

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2007 Ari 43 140 17 31 8 3 2 11 11 37 2 0 .221 .283 .364
2008 Ari 108 356 52 89 19 6 15 42 54 121 1 4 .250 .353 .463
2009 Ari 138 526 84 158 30 7 26 86 55 137 20 5 .300 .366 .532
2010 Ari 133 495 73 135 27 3 17 69 64 152 18 8 .273 .356 .442
2011 Ari 159 592 105 171 39 5 31 88 59 126 21 9 .289 .369 .529
2012 Ari 150 554 107 155 24 4 17 67 63 121 18 8 .280 .355 .430
2013 Atl 149 558 94 147 27 2 27 70 75 161 8 1 .263 .354 .464
2014 Atl 154 566 77 153 34 2 29 102 60 171 8 4 .270 .342 .491
2015 SD 150 542 85 136 26 3 26 81 68 159 19 5 .251 .336 .454
2016 Det 153 570 81 140 28 2 31 87 50 179 9 4 .246 .310 .465
2017 Det 17 55 13 16 4 0 4 11 10 16 1 1 .291 .409 .582
Career 1354 4954 788 1331 266 37 225 714 569 1380 125 49 .269 .348 .474

Postseason

Hitting Statistics
Year Team Round G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2007 Ari Total 6 14 2 5 1 1 0 1 3 3 1 0 .357 .526 .571
    LDS 2 5 2 3 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 .600 .750 .600
    LCS 4 9 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 .222 .364 .556
2011 Ari Total 5 20 3 4 0 0 2 3 3 6 0 0 .200 .304 .500
    LDS 5 20 3 4 0 0 2 3 3 6 0 0 .200 .304 .500
2013 Atl Total 4 14 2 2 1 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 .143 .333 .214
    LDS 4 14 2 2 1 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 .143 .333 .214
Career 15 48 7 11 2 1 2 4 10 13 1 0 .229 .383 .438


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