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Current Status
Free Agent since 2018-03-19 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Melvin Emmanuel Upton Jr.
Stat Years
2003-2017  [mlb] 2004-2016
Height/Weight
6-2 / 170
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
CF (1189) ... SS (444) ... LF (122) ... 3B (80) ... 2B (53) ... DH (22) ... OF (3) ... RF (3)
Draft Position
SS
Born Date/Place
1984-08-21 in Norfolk, Virginia   [36.035]
High School
Colleges
Draft
Selected by the Tampa Bay Rays in Round #1 (#2 overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Doug Witt
MLB Debut
2004-08-02 - Boxscore  (Age: 19.346)
Service Time
10.126 (2016)
Organizations
TBA [10] SDN [2] ATL [2] TOR [1] SFN [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 130 ... retro id: uptob001 ... mlbam id: 425834
Relations
Brother of Justin Upton
Pitch Repertoire
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Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    2003Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAtba218ss---1101384701162267463817578051608.302.394.445.83945317135.346.143.36012.5817.661.4054.91.5530.2
    2003Orlando RaysSouAAtba-18ss---12910514298011624162522201.276.376.381.757127409.238.105.34612.6019.691.56105.00.7931.0
    2004Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba219ss---22910421347121530142802010.327.407.471.8781204910.308.144.43211.6723.332.0052.01.6729.4
    2004Durham BullsILAAAtba-19ss---26926465821711236175427234009.311.411.519.93031313730.413.208.38913.4223.001.7122.03.8336.6
    2004Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba35,919ss-dhL-S-E-P24515919418241241154611101.258.324.409.7331776514.264.151.3368.4725.993.0739.82.2634.2
    2005Durham BullsILAAAtba-20ss---3139545981653661874441378127413115.303.392.490.88263126760.387.187.36512.3620.131.6330.32.8536.4
    2006Durham BullsILAAAtba221ss---4106398721071848414617658940308.269.374.394.76847015730.362.125.32613.8318.941.3749.81.7028.0
    2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2213bL-S-E-P450175204350110113134010001.246.302.291.593189516.166.045.3136.8821.163.08175.00.5313.9
    2007Vero Beach Devil RaysFSLA+tba-22of-2b---5717440013005200200.235.375.412.7872471.471.177.18820.838.330.4017.04.1725.0
    2007Durham BullsILAAAtba8222b---527130011000100000.429.429.8571.286761.429.428.4000.0014.290.007.014.2933.3
    2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba222cf-2bL-S-E-P512947486142251248222865154414414.300.386.508.89454824150.376.208.39311.8628.102.3719.84.3835.2
    2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba223cfL-S-E-P614553185145372967441697134237413.273.383.401.78464021348.363.128.34415.1620.941.3859.01.4133.1
    2009Charlotte Stone CrabsFSLA+tba-24cf---739140002434210000.444.643.4441.0871440.556.000.57128.5714.290.500.00.000.0
    2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba224cfL-S-E-P714456079135334115542145715233307.241.313.373.68662620948.284.132.3109.1124.282.6750.91.7635.6
    2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba225cfL-S-E-P815453689127384186242967164214113.237.322.424.74661022760.373.187.30410.9826.892.4529.82.9547.2
    2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba226cfL-S-E-P9153560821362742381361271161423416.243.331.429.76064024054.355.186.29811.0925.162.2724.43.5939.7
    2012Charlotte Stone CrabsFSLA+tba-27cf---10411110001201100002.091.167.091.2581210.273.000.1008.338.331.000.00.000.0
    2012Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba-27cf---10310120001001100000.200.273.200.4731120.100.000.2229.099.091.000.00.000.0
    2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba227cfL-S-E-P1014657379141293287831645169148013.246.298.454.75263126060.330.208.2947.1326.783.7620.54.4442.5
    2013Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl-28cf---11312343002000400000.333.333.583.9161273.250.250.5000.0033.330.000.00.0075.0
    2013Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl228cfL-S-E-P1112639130721409261254415131627.184.268.289.55744511323.235.105.2669.8933.933.4343.42.0231.9
    2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl229cfL-S-E-P121415196710819512352075717313256.208.287.333.62058217336.260.125.2869.7929.733.0443.22.0633.3
    2015El Paso ChihuahuasPCLAAAsdn1530cf---131350101420164041200001.280.333.380.71354193.260.100.3517.4122.223.0050.01.8521.4
    2015San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn230cfL-S-E-P1387205235312451793216202021.259.327.429.7562288821.302.170.3489.2127.192.9541.02.1939.6
    2016San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn231lfL-S-E-P1492344468811216452052310623115.256.305.439.74437315129.294.183.3236.1728.424.6121.54.2933.0
    2016Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor731lfL-S-E-P145714818294141673144903001.196.265.318.583165479.243.122.2638.4829.703.5037.02.4231.0
    2017Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAsfn832cf---15124541110140041400001.244.306.333.63949152.178.089.3338.1628.573.5045.02.0418.2
    MLB Totals (13 yrs)146951757231260262321645863009258915612427392398.243.321.402.72358542078458.312.159.31410.0626.672.6531.52.8036.3
    American League Totals (9 yrs)10233716557939206211224632397244410691818301379.253.333.418.75142261553349.330.165.32010.5125.302.4130.52.8937.2
    National League Totals (4 yrs)446145916632156114212361201454926991019.220.292.360.6521628525109.267.140.2998.9130.223.3934.72.5834.0
    Minor League Totals5201961365576114185224816059291458191016245.294.387.450.8372297882184.356.156.35712.6719.941.5737.72.2631.9
    Minor: A Totals101384701162267463817578051608.302.394.445.83945317135.346.143.36012.5817.661.4054.91.5530.2
    Minor: A+ Totals14376900166310510202.243.400.324.72450121.432.081.24220.0010.000.5037.02.0011.1
    Minor: AA Totals61219366515133254315424211.297.386.416.8022589119.265.119.37812.0220.931.7473.01.1629.2
    Minor: AAA Totals3441321253386771141164111351933191156134.292.385.460.8451536608129.372.168.35712.5720.771.6532.22.6733.4
    Tampa Bay Rays Totals (5 yrs)7422760414684164178934319557337780121325962.248.330.416.74631471149270.341.168.31110.7124.792.3131.02.8339.5
    Atlanta Braves Totals (2 yrs)2679109718033521613212101324448713.198.279.314.593102728659.249.116.2779.8331.553.2143.32.0432.8
    Tampa Bay Devil Rays Totals (3 yrs)22480812522638329104371293240625416.280.356.442.79891435770.308.162.36210.1826.262.5827.93.1731.0
    San Diego Padres Totals (2 yrs)1795496914123621622984416825136.257.314.435.74960123950.297.178.3327.3227.953.8226.13.4935.5
    Toronto Blue Jays Totals (1 yrs)5714818294141673144903001.196.265.318.583165479.243.122.2638.4829.703.5037.02.4231.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    2003Charleston (Sc) RiverDogsSALA18SS9500.01542554255451409.9074.300.0068.394.11
    2003Orlando RaysSouAA18SS2700.041611411116102.8793.800.0019.793.12
    2004Montgomery BiscuitsSouAA19SS2300.02961101610090.9003.900.0016.479.33
    2004Durham BullsILAAA19SS6600.01001732549298273.9164.100.0045.895.71
    2004Tampa Bay Devil RaysALMLB193B1311103.01012202422.9171.700.218.128.94
    2004Tampa Bay Devil RaysALMLB19SS1616140.02341787164.9014.000.469.935.62
    2004Tampa Bay Devil RaysALMLB19LF117.0000000.0000.000.000.62.211
    2004Tampa Bay Devil RaysALMLB19DH1300.0000000.0000.000.008.128.95
    2005Durham BullsILAAA20SS13300.02193965395668615.9214.600.0092.495.71
    2006Durham BullsILAAA213B1800.01035515045.9002.500.0012.717.04
    2006Durham BullsILAAA21SS8400.01332372867398370.9304.400.0059.279.21
    2006Tampa Bay Devil RaysALMLB213B4947404.23783136133120.9022.400.3030.298.02
    2007Vero Beach Devil RaysFSLA+222B300.02400661.0002.000.002.242.95
    2007Vero Beach Devil RaysFSLA+22OF300.01100011111.0003.700.002.242.97
    2007Durham BullsILAAA222B200.03300661.0003.000.001.4100.06
    2007Tampa Bay Devil RaysALMLB222B4848416.11061331226251239.9525.000.5729.637.21
    2007Tampa Bay Devil RaysALMLB22CF7874665.22041122217215.9912.800.3248.160.51
    2007Tampa Bay Devil RaysALMLB22DH400.0000000.0000.000.002.53.17
    2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLB23CF1431411,248.03781675401394.9832.800.3288.398.61
    2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLB23DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.60.78
    2009Charlotte Stone CrabsFSLA+24CF200.04000441.0002.000.001.566.75
    2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLB24CF1441411,228.2375641385381.9902.600.3188.9100.01
    2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLB25CF1541471,301.2397350405400.9882.600.3195.1100.01
    2011Tampa BayALMLB26cf1511501,326.1382633391388.9922.600.2993.298.71
    2012Charlotte Stone CrabsFSLA+27CF400.05000551.0001.300.003.0100.06
    2012Montgomery BiscuitsSouAA27CF200.05000551.0002.500.001.566.73
    2012Tampa BayALMLB27CF1421411,254.22901034303300.9902.100.2487.797.31
    2012Tampa BayALMLB27DH300.0000000.0000.000.001.92.111
    2013Gwinnett BravesILAAA28CF200.05000551.0002.500.001.466.77
    2013AtlantaNLMLB28CF118111975.1230343237233.9832.000.2472.893.71
    2014AtlantaNLMLB29CF1391351,218.1329973345338.9802.400.2885.898.61
    2015El Paso ChihuahuasPCLAAA30CF1000.02900029291.0002.900.006.976.96
    2015San DiegoNLMLB30CF6347441.1116610123122.9921.900.2838.972.41
    2016San DiegoNLMLB31LF8377688.1139721148146.9861.800.2151.290.21
    2016TorontoALMLB31LF3824224.1381104039.9751.000.1723.566.73
    2016TorontoALMLB31CF1615131.13500035351.0002.200.279.928.12
    2016San DiegoNLMLB31CF111080.02210123231.0002.100.296.812.03
    2016TorontoALMLB31RF2218.02000221.0001.000.111.23.56
    2016San DiegoNLMLB31RF118.04000441.0004.000.500.61.112
    2016TorontoALMLB31DH100.0000000.0000.000.000.61.811
    2017Sacramento River CatsPCLAAA32CF1000.02000020201.0002.000.007.183.36
    MLB Totals - (2B)48484161061331226251239.9525.000.570.00.00
    MLB Totals - (3B)62585074795156157142.9042.300.280.00.00
    MLB Totals - (SS)16161402341787164.9014.000.460.00.00
    MLB Totals - (LF)122102919177831188185.9841.500.200.00.00
    MLB Totals - (CF)115911129,868275871362228652829.9872.400.290.00.00
    MLB Totals - (RF)33266000661.0002.000.230.00.00
    MLB Totals - (DH)2200000000.0000.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (2B)2003300661.0003.000.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (3B)18001035515045.9002.500.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (SS)2830045280610621113641258.9224.400.000.00.00
    AAA Totals - (CF)22005400054541.0002.500.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (SS)5000701222427216192.8893.800.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (CF)2005000551.0002.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (2B)3002400661.0002.000.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (CF)6009000991.0001.500.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (OF)3001100011111.0003.700.000.00.00
    A Totals - (SS)95001542554255451409.9074.300.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    2003Minor-----122-----
    2004MLB----13161---13
    2004Minor-----89-----
    2005Minor-----133-----
    2006MLB----49------
    2006Minor----1884-----
    2007MLB---48---78--4
    2007Minor---5-----3-
    2008MLB-------143--1
    2009MLB-------144---
    2009Minor-------2---
    2010MLB-------154---
    2011MLB-------151---
    2012MLB-------142--3
    2012Minor-------6---
    2013MLB-------118---
    2013Minor-------2---
    2014MLB-------139---
    2015MLB-------63---
    2015Minor-------10---
    2016MLB------121273-1
    2017Minor-------10---
    Totals---538044412211893322