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Melvin Upton Jr.
Birthdate: 8/21/1984 (32 y, 10 m, 5 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-3/180     Position: OF
Drafted: 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 2, Overall: 2, Team: Tampa Bay Devil Rays
Contract: $75.2M / 5 Years (2013 - 2017)
RotoWire News: Upton had surgery to repair a torn thumb ligament and will miss at least eight weeks, Andrew Baggarly of the San Jose Mercury News reports (4/21/2017)
Injury: Thumb, Day-to-Day
Profiles:  2010  2011  2012  2013  2014  2015  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)



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SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
20162 TeamsLF912.20.0%    (50)12.5%      (8)0.0%      (1)40.0%     (5)66.7%      (9)98.2%  (167)
    2016PadresLF688.10.0%    (40)14.3%      (7)0.0%      (1)100.0%     (2)62.5%      (8)98.5%  (130)
    2016Blue JaysLF224.10.0%    (10)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (3)100.0%      (1)97.3%    (37)
Total- - -LF919.20.0%    (50)12.5%      (8)0.0%      (1)40.0%     (5)66.7%      (9)98.2%  (167)
2012RaysCF1254.20.0%    (66)0.0%      (9)0.0%      (4)33.3%     (6)80.0%    (10)99.6%  (281)
2013BravesCF975.10.0%    (42)0.0%      (4)25.0%      (4)50.0%     (6)63.6%    (11)99.1%  (220)
2014BravesCF1218.10.0%    (53)12.5%      (8)33.3%      (9)50.0%     (8)50.0%    (10)99.1%  (323)
2015PadresCF441.10.0%    (26)0.0%      (6)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)99.1%  (115)
20162 TeamsCF211.10.0%    (13)33.3%      (3)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (55)
    2016PadresCF80.00.0%      (5)50.0%      (2)100.0%      (1)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (20)
    2016Blue JaysCF131.10.0%      (8)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%    (35)
Total- - -CF9871.00.0%  (200)6.7%    (30)26.3%    (19)42.9%    (21)65.6%    (32)99.3%  (994)
20162 TeamsRF26.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (5)
    2016PadresRF8.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (3)
    2016Blue JaysRF18.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
Total- - -RF26.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)100.0%      (1)100.0%      (5)
2012RaysOF1254.20.0%    (66)0.0%      (9)0.0%      (4)33.3%     (6)80.0%    (10)99.6%  (281)
2013BravesOF975.10.0%    (42)0.0%      (4)25.0%      (4)50.0%     (6)63.6%    (11)99.1%  (220)
2014BravesOF1218.10.0%    (53)12.5%      (8)33.3%      (9)50.0%     (8)50.0%    (10)99.1%  (323)
2015PadresOF441.10.0%    (26)0.0%      (6)0.0%      (1)0.0%     (1)100.0%      (1)99.1%  (115)
20162 TeamsOF1150.00.0%    (63)18.2%    (11)50.0%      (2)40.0%     (5)70.0%    (10)98.7%  (227)
    2016PadresOF776.10.0%    (45)22.2%      (9)50.0%      (2)100.0%     (2)66.7%      (9)98.7%  (153)
    2016Blue JaysOF373.20.0%    (18)0.0%      (2)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (3)100.0%      (1)98.6%    (74)
Total- - -OF10816.20.0%  (250)7.9%    (38)25.0%    (20)42.3%    (26)66.7%    (42)99.1%  (1166)

  • $75.2m / 5 Years (2013 - 2017) (Edit)
    • signed by Atlanta Braves on 11/28/2012 (Free Agent)
    • 2013: $12.4M, 2014: $13.4M, 2015: $14.4M, 2016: $15.4M, 2017: $16.4M
    • Signing Bonus: $3M
    • Agent / Agency: Larry Reynolds
    • Originally Reported By: Ken Rosenthal
    • Source: msn.foxsports.com, Hat Tip: mlbtraderumors.com
    • Submitted by William
  • $7m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Tampa Bay Rays on 1/17/2012 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2012: $7M
    • Incentives: Plate appearance bonuses available.
    • Originally Reported By: Marc Topkin
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: twitter.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $4.8m / 1 Years (2011) (Edit)
    • signed by Tampa Bay Rays on 1/18/2011 (Avoided Arbitration)
    • 2011: $4.8M
    • Agent / Agency: Larry Reynolds
    • Source: raysindex.com, Hat Tip: sports.espn.go.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $3m / 1 Years (2010) (Edit)
    • signed by Tampa Bay Rays on 2/14/2010 (Arbitration (Player Lost))
    • 2010: $3M
    • Agent / Agency: Larry Reynolds
    • Originally Reported By: Marc Topkin
    • Source: spotrac.com, Hat Tip: tampabay.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
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  • 2002 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 2, Overall: 2
    • Team: Tampa Bay Devil Rays
    • School: Greenbrier Christian Academy HS (Chesapeake, VA)