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Melvin UptonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2017 MLB Years: 2004-2016
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Drafted
Arizona Fall League
Rated Prospect
1st Round Draft Pick
Futures Game

PositionsCF-1189, SS-444, LF-122, 3B-80, 2B-53, DH-22, RF-3, OF-3Position when DraftedSSPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMelvin Emmanuel Upton Jr.
Height6-2Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateAugust 21,1984 [34.057]PlaceNorfolk,Virginia
High SchoolGreenbrier Christian Academy (Chesapeake,VA)

DraftedSelected by the Tampa Bay Rays [Team Picks] in the 1st round (2nd overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$4,600,000Signing ScoutsDoug WittService Time10.126 (2016)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2003-MLB-#21 ... 2003-TBA-#3 ... 2004-MLB-#2 ... 2004-TBA-#1
MLB DebutAugust 2,2004 [19.346]
OrganizationsTBA [10] ATL [2] SDN [2] SFN [1] TOR [1] Awards13
TBC Player ID130Retrosheet IDuptob001MLBAM ID425834
RelationshipsBrother of Justin Upton
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Active Talent RatingsBattingSpeed79Power61Contact31XBH48RBIs47Runs58Hitting55Durability51Team.488Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Charleston (sc) RiverDogsSALAtba2ss18101384701162267463817578051608.302.394.445.83917135453.360.143.346.36912.5817.661.401.5554.8630.17
2003Orlando RaysSouAAtba-ss182910514298011624162522201.276.376.381.757409127.346.105.238.34112.6019.691.560.79105.0031.03
2003Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1304898414530686240217310573809.297.390.431.82121144580.357.134.323.36312.5918.101.441.3861.1330.34
2004Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba2ss192910421347121530142802010.327.407.471.8784910120.432.144.308.38311.6723.332.001.6752.0029.41
2004Durham BullsILAAAtba-ss196926465821711236175427234009.311.411.519.93013730313.389.208.413.40413.4223.001.713.8322.0036.59
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         983688611624214512055610036019.315.410.505.91518640433.402.190.383.39812.9323.091.793.2326.2934.48
2004Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba35,9ss-dh194515919418241241154611101.258.324.409.7336514177.336.151.264.3208.4725.993.072.2639.7534.15
2005Durham BullsILAAAtba-ss20139545981653661874441378127413115.303.392.490.88226760631.365.187.387.38412.3620.131.632.8530.2836.36
2006Durham BullsILAAAtba2ss21106398721071848414617658940308.269.374.394.76815730470.326.125.362.34413.8318.941.371.7049.7528.04
2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba23b2150175204350110113134010001.246.302.291.593516189.313.045.166.2706.8821.163.080.53175.0013.95
2007Vero Beach Devil RaysFSLA+tba-of-2b22717440013005200200.235.375.412.7877124.188.177.471.34320.838.330.404.1717.0025.00
2007Durham BullsILAAAtba82b2227130011000100000.429.429.8571.286617.400.428.429.5420.0014.290.0014.297.0033.33
2007Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         924570024005300200.292.387.542.92913231.238.250.458.38816.139.680.606.4512.0028.57
2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2cf-2b2212947486142251248222865154414414.300.386.508.89424150548.393.208.376.38611.8628.102.374.3819.7535.21
2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2cf2314553185145372967441697134237413.273.383.401.78421348640.344.128.363.35115.1620.941.381.4159.0033.10
2009Charlotte Stone CrabsFSLA+tba-cf2439140002434210000.444.643.4441.0874014.571.000.556.51028.5714.290.500.000.000.00
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2cf2414456079135334115542145715233307.241.313.373.68620948626.310.132.284.3069.1124.282.671.7650.9135.56
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2cf2515453689127384186242967164214113.237.322.424.74622760610.304.187.373.32810.9826.892.452.9529.7847.24
2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2cf26153560821362742381361271161423416.243.331.429.76024054640.298.186.355.33311.0925.162.273.5924.3539.71
2012Charlotte Stone CrabsFSLA+tba-cf27411110001201100002.091.167.091.2581012.100.000.273.1318.338.331.000.000.000.00
2012Montgomery BiscuitsSouAAtba-cf27310120001001100000.200.273.200.4732011.222.000.100.2249.099.091.000.000.000.00
2012Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         721230002202200002.143.217.143.3603023.158.000.190.1758.708.701.000.000.000.00
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba2cf2714657379141293287831645169148013.246.298.454.75226060631.294.208.330.3237.1326.783.764.4420.4642.55
2013Gwinnett BravesILAAAatl-cf28312343002000400000.333.333.583.9167312.500.250.250.3920.0033.330.000.000.0075.00
2013Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2cf2812639130721409261254415131627.184.268.289.55711323445.266.105.235.2529.8933.933.432.0243.4431.94
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2cf291415196710819512352075717313256.208.287.333.62017336582.286.125.260.2779.7929.733.042.0643.2533.33
2015El Paso ChihuahuasPCLAAAsdn15cf301350101420164041200001.280.333.380.71319354.351.100.260.3157.4122.223.001.8550.0021.43
2015San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2cf3087205235312451793216202021.259.327.429.7568821228.348.170.302.3269.2127.192.952.1941.0039.62
2016San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn2lf3192344468811216452052310623115.256.305.439.74415129373.323.183.294.3186.1728.424.614.2921.5032.95
2016Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor7lf315714818294141673144903001.196.265.318.583479165.263.122.243.2588.4829.703.502.4237.0031.03
2016Totals for MLB-MLB         1494926411715320612783715526116.238.293.402.69519838538.305.164.278.3006.8828.814.193.7224.6032.48
2017Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAsfn8lf32124541110140041400001.244.306.333.63915249.333.089.178.2838.1628.573.502.0445.0018.18
MLB Totals - 12 Season(s)Filter146951757231260262321645863009258915612427392398.243.321.402.72320784585854.314.159.312.00010.0626.672.652.8031.5536.35
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter5201961365576114185224816059291458191016245.294.387.450.8378821842297.357.156.356.00012.6719.941.572.2637.7131.94
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter3441321253386771141164111351933191156134.292.385.460.8456081291536.357.168.372.00012.5720.771.652.6732.2233.42
AA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter61219366515133254315424211.297.386.416.8029119258.378.119.265.00012.0220.931.741.1673.0029.23
A+ Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter14376900166310510202.243.400.324.72412150.242.081.432.00020.0010.000.502.0037.0011.11
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter101384701162267463817578051608.302.394.445.83917135453.360.143.346.00012.5817.661.401.5554.8630.17
Tampa Bay Rays Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter9663568539910202201184472326943010201815301378.255.336.422.75815063404061.322.167.333.00010.5925.122.372.9130.2437.36
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2679109718033521613212101324448713.198.279.314.593286591027.277.116.249.0009.8331.553.212.0443.3332.78
San Diego Padres Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1795496914123621622984416825136.257.314.435.74923950601.332.178.297.0007.3227.953.823.4926.1435.46
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter5714818294141673144903001.196.265.318.583479165.263.122.243.0008.4829.703.502.4237.0031.03
Average MLB - Per 162 games162571801392941865331065172334311.243.321.402.72322951646.314.159.312.00010.0626.672.652.8031.5536.35
Average Minor - Per 162 games1626111141793661677501891143635114.294.387.450.83727557716.357.156.356.00012.6719.941.572.2637.7131.94

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2003Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba18SS95--1542554255451409.9074.31------10194.168.3
2003Orlando Rays SouAAtba18SS27--41611411116102.8793.78------2993.119.7
2004Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba19SS23--2961101610090.9003.91------2979.316.4
2004Durham Bulls ILAAAtba19SS66--1001732549298273.9164.14------6995.745.8
2004Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba19SS16161402341787164.9014.000.46-----4535.69.9
2004Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba19DH13---------------4528.98.1
2004Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba193B131110310122-2422.9171.690.21-----4528.98.1
2004Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba19LF117-------------452.20.6
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba20SS133--2193965395668615.9214.62------13995.792.4
2006Durham Bulls ILAAAtba21SS84--1332372867398370.9304.40------10679.259.2
2006Durham Bulls ILAAAtba213B18--1035515045.9002.50------10617.012.7
2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba213B49474043783136133120.9022.450.30-----5098.030.2
2007Vero Beach Devil Rays FSLA+tba222B3--24--661.0002.00------742.92.2
2007Vero Beach Devil Rays FSLA+tba22OF3--11---11111.0003.67------742.92.2
2007Durham Bulls ILAAAtba222B2--33--661.0003.00------2100.01.4
2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22CF78746652041122217215.9912.760.32-----12960.548.1
2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba222B48484161061331226251239.9524.980.57-----12937.229.6
2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22DH4---------------1293.12.5
2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba23CF14314112483781675401394.9832.760.32-----14598.688.3
2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba23DH1---------------1450.70.6
2009Charlotte Stone Crabs FSLA+tba24CF2--4---441.0002.00------366.71.5
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba24CF1441411228375641385381.9902.650.31-----144100.088.9
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba25CF154147130139735-405400.9882.600.31-----154100.095.1
2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba26CF1511501326382633391388.9922.570.29-----15398.793.2
2012Charlotte Stone Crabs FSLA+tba27CF4--5---551.0001.25------4100.03.0
2012Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba27CF2--5---551.0002.50------366.71.5
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27CF14214112542901034303300.9902.110.24-----14697.387.7
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27DH3---------------1462.11.9
2013Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl28CF2--5---551.0002.50------366.71.4
2013Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28CF118111975230343237233.9831.970.24-----12693.772.8
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29CF1391351218329973345338.9802.430.28-----14198.685.8
2015El Paso Chihuahuas PCLAAAsdn30CF10--29---29291.0002.90------1376.96.9
2015San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30CF634744111661-123122.9921.940.28-----8772.438.9
2016San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31LF8377688139721148146.9861.760.21-----9290.251.2
2016Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31LF38242243811-4039.9751.030.17-----5766.723.5
2016Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31CF161513135---35351.0002.190.27-----5728.19.9
2016San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31CF111080221-123231.0002.090.29-----9212.06.8
2016Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31RF22182---221.0001.000.11-----573.51.2
2016San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31RF1184---441.0004.000.50-----921.10.6
2016Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31DH1---------------571.80.6
2017Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAsfn32CF10--20---20201.0002.00------1283.37.1
MLB Totals for CF - 10 season(s)-   CF115911129867275871362228652829.9872.440.29-----11590.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 2 season(s)-   LF122102919177831188185.9841.520.20-----1220.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B62585074795156157142.9042.290.28-----620.00.0
MLB Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B48484161061331226251239.9524.980.57-----480.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 5 season(s)-   DH22---------------220.00.0
MLB Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS16161402341787164.9014.000.46-----160.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF33266---661.0002.000.23-----30.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS283--45280610621113641258.9224.45------2830.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 3 season(s)-   CF22--54---54541.0002.45------220.00.0
AAA Totals for 3B - 1 season(s)-   3B18--1035515045.9002.50------180.00.0
AAA Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B2--33--661.0003.00------20.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS50--701222427216192.8893.84------500.00.0
AA Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF2--5---551.0002.50------20.00.0
A+ Totals for CF - 2 season(s)-   CF6--9---991.0001.50------60.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF3--11---11111.0003.67------30.00.0
A+ Totals for 2B - 1 season(s)-   2B3--24--661.0002.00------30.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS95--1542554255451409.9074.31------950.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2003Charleston (sc) RiverDogs SALAtba18----95------
2003Orlando Rays SouAAtba18----27------
2004Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba19----23------
2004Durham Bulls ILAAAtba19----66------
2004Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba19----16131---13
2005Durham Bulls ILAAAtba20----133------
2006Durham Bulls ILAAAtba21----8418-----
2006Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba21-----49-----
2007Vero Beach Devil Rays FSLA+tba22---3-----3-
2007Durham Bulls ILAAAtba22---2-------
2007Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba22---48---78--4
2008Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba23-------143--1
2009Charlotte Stone Crabs FSLA+tba24-------2---
2009Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba24-------144---
2010Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba25-------154---
2011Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba26-------151---
2012Charlotte Stone Crabs FSLA+tba27-------4---
2012Montgomery Biscuits SouAAtba27-------2---
2012Tampa Bay RaysALMLBtba27-------142--3
2013Gwinnett Braves ILAAAatl28-------2---
2013Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl28-------118---
2014Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl29-------139---
2015El Paso Chihuahuas PCLAAAsdn30-------10---
2015San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn30-------63---
2016San Diego PadresNLMLBsdn31------83111--
2016Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor31------38162-1
2017Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAsfn32-------10---

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LgMinor181128460002216400000.214.353.214.5676034.250.000.25017.6511.760.670.000.000.00
2006Tampa Bay Devil RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB211329383004212700001.276.323.379.70211331.364.103.2076.4522.583.500.000.0037.50
2007Tampa Bay Devil RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB22257191931075371901000.268.333.338.67124479.365.070.1978.8624.052.710.000.0021.05
2008Tampa Bay Devil RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB232046815811114181510200.326.421.6091.030281057.438.283.52214.0426.321.881.7546.0066.67
2008Tampa Bay RaysDiv SeriesMLB23418550134001500010.278.316.8891.20516419.200.611.6675.2626.325.0015.796.0080.00
2008Tampa Bay RaysChamp. SeriesMLB237288910411204700100.321.394.7861.18022533.278.465.67912.1221.211.7512.127.0055.56
2008Tampa Bay RaysWorld SeriesMLB23520350001400400004.250.250.250.5005020.313.000.2000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2010Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB2521611018513101021200000.295.317.557.87434963.326.262.3113.1719.056.004.7620.3350.00
2010Tampa Bay RaysDiv SeriesMLB25521042002200700000.190.190.286.4766221.286.096.1900.0033.330.000.000.0050.00
2011Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB26225881760211554801003.293.339.500.83929863.313.207.2766.3512.702.003.1729.0047.06
2011Tampa Bay RaysDiv SeriesMLB26414343000124600000.286.444.500.9447318.500.214.42922.2233.331.500.000.0075.00
2012Tampa Bay RaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB27717121100001500000.118.167.294.4615218.167.176.2355.5627.785.000.000.00100.00
2013Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB282475826602102301400101.347.342.507.84938876.400.160.1470.0018.420.002.6337.5030.77
2013Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB2833100000000300000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2014Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB29206041621144272100000.267.343.383.72623467.395.116.26710.4531.343.001.4960.0025.00
2016San Diego PadresMLB Spring TrainingMLB31185171571182021200000.294.321.529.85027953.368.235.3143.7722.646.001.8951.0060.00
2016Toronto Blue JaysWild CardMLB3111000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2016Toronto Blue JaysDiv SeriesMLB3136121011001100000.333.4291.0001.429627.250.667.83314.2914.291.0014.296.00100.00
2016Toronto Blue JaysChamp. SeriesMLB3154000000000400000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2017Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB3214365710370211000002.194.216.472.68817437.174.278.2502.7027.0310.008.1112.0057.14
2018Cleveland IndiansMLB Spring TrainingMLB3318375710131231200000.189.250.297.54711240.250.108.1627.5030.004.002.5037.0028.57
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs1128460002216400000.214.353.214.5676034.250.000.25017.6511.760.670.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 11 yrs20254168150436147526193713512307.277.323.457.78024763584.344.180.2616.3423.123.652.4038.6442.00
MLB Playoffs - Wild Card Totals - 1 yrs11000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 5 yrs1962101561473262200010.242.309.565.874351168.306.323.4358.8232.353.675.8815.5073.33
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 2 yrs123289104112041100100.281.351.6881.03922537.278.407.59410.8129.732.7510.818.0055.56
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs520350001400400004.250.250.250.5005020.313.000.2000.0020.000.000.000.000.00

Awards [13]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2001High School All-American - 2nd Team (IF)1
2002High School All-American - 1st Team (IF)1
2003South Atlantic League All-Star Team (SS) ... South Atlantic League Most Outstanding Prospect ... Tampa Bay Devil Rays Minor League Player of the Year3
2004Baseball America 1st team Minor League All-Star (SS)1
2005Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (SS) ... International League All-Star Team (SS) ... Triple A All-Star Team (SS)3
2007American League Player of the Week (July 16-July 22)1
2009AL Player of the Month (June) ... American League Player of the Week (June 15-June 21)2
2012American League Player of the Week (September 3-September 9)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2018-03-19LF-CFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Indians33.210  
2017-12-15LF-CFCleveland IndiansCleveland Indians (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract33.116Team Roster on 2017-12-15
2017-08-21LF-CFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Giants33.000  
2017-07-01LF-CFSan Francisco GiantsSacramento (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Sacramento (AAA)32.314Team Roster on 2017-07-01
2017-04-08LF-CFSan Francisco GiantsSan Francisco Giants (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract32.230Team Roster on 2017-04-08
2017-04-02LF-CFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Blue Jays32.224  
2016-07-27LF-CFToronto Blue JaysToronto Blue Jays (MLB)YActiveTradedTraded from Padres to Blue Jays for Hansel Rodriguez31.340Team Roster on 2016-07-27
2016-07-19LFSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from bereavement list31.332Team Roster on 2016-07-19
2016-07-15LFSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YBereavementOff-RosterPlaced on bereavement list31.328Team Roster on 2016-07-15
2015-06-09LFSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL30.292Team Roster on 2015-06-09
2015-05-19cfSan Diego PadresEl Paso (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to El Paso (AAA) for rehab30.271Team Roster on 2015-05-19
2015-04-05cfSan Diego PadresSan Diego Padres (MLB)YDL-15TradedDL15 Traded from Braves with Craig Kimrbel to Padres for Cameron Maybin, Carlos Quentin, Matt Wisler, Jordan Paroubeck and 41st overall pick in 2015 draft30.227Team Roster on 2015-04-05
2015-04-05cfAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Sesamoiditis, left foot30.227Team Roster on 2015-04-05
2013-08-03cfAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.347Team Roster on 2013-08-03
2013-07-31cfAtlanta BravesGwinnett (AAA)YDL-15InjuredAssigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab28.344Team Roster on 2013-07-31
2013-07-14cfAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Right abductor strain [Took a ball off his left knee in the outfield]28.327Team Roster on 2013-07-14
2012-11-29cfAtlanta BravesAtlanta Braves (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 5-year contract thru 2017 ($75.25m)28.100Team Roster on 2012-11-29
2012-10-29CFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency28.069  
2012-04-20OFTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL27.242Team Roster on 2012-04-20
2012-04-04cfTampa Bay RaysTampa Bay Rays (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Sore lower back27.226Team Roster on 2012-04-04
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2009-04-13InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-04-05InjuredDisabled -- Labrum surgery on left shoulder 
2007-07-13InjuredActivated from DL 
2007-06-14InjuredDisabled -- Strained right quadricep 
2002-09-16Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

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YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2002Tampa Bay Rays-174,600,000-------4,600,000Signing Bonus out of 2002 Draft (1st round - 2nd overall)
2004Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll19300,000-75528-2,070,100300,0004,900,000
2006Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll21327,000-74229-2,365,072327,0005,227,000
2007Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll22386,900-66624172,459,737380,0005,613,900
2008Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll23412,100-56821382,696,252390,0006,026,000
2009Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll24435,000-54825322,746,792400,0006,461,000
2010Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll253,000,000-2681071++2,812,412400,0009,461,000
2011Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll264,825,000-194279++2,722,607414,00014,286,000
2012Tampa Bay RaysTeam Payroll277,000,000-132386++2,954,887480,00021,286,000
2013Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll2813,050,000-56294++3,023,990490,00034,336,0002012-11-29 - Signed to 5-year contract thru 2017 ($75.25m)
2014Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll2914,050,000-58394++3,256,497500,00048,386,000
2015San Diego PadresTeam Payroll3015,050,0009.12652295++3,571,283507,50063,436,000
2016Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll3115,450,00010.12656294++3,498,245507,50078,886,000
2016San Diego PadresTeam Payroll3115,450,00010.12656394++3,498,245507,50078,886,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red