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Melvin Upton Pr mlb-2#1AW-13

+ San Diego Padres Status: Active (MLB)
Biography Data
Positions: CF-1079, SS-444, 3B-80, 2B-53, DH-21, OF-5, LF-1
Proper Name: Melvin Emmanuel Upton Jr.
Nickname(s): B.J.
Born: August 21, 1984 (30.343)
Place Norfolk, Virginia
Height/Weight: 6-2 / 170 Bats/Throws: Right-Right
High School: Greenbrier Christian Academy (Chesapeake,VA)
College:
Drafted: 2002 -- 1st round (2nd overall) by Tampa Bay Rays (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:August 2,2004 (19.346)
TBC Player ID:130
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2015-06-09 - San Diego Padres - Activated from DL More
Prospect Ranks:[2004]MLB #2 TBA #1 [2003]MLB #21 TBA #3
Recent Contract:Signed to 5-year contract thru 2017 ($75.25m) by Atlanta Braves (2012-11-29)
Organizations:TBA, ATL, SDN
Signed by:Doug Witt
Relationship(s):Brother of Justin Upton

Scouting Scores
speed contact patience batting power
89 18 80 48 66
*as of 2014 season.
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  • Awards for Melvin Upton
    YearLeagueAward NameNotesAward History
    2001HSHigh School All-American - 2nd TeamIFAward History
    2002HSHigh School All-American - 1st TeamIFAward History
    2003MINOR South Atlantic League Most Outstanding Prospect Award History
    2003MINORSouth Atlantic League All-Star TeamSSAward History
    2003TEAMTampa Bay Devil Rays Minor League Player of the Year Award History
    2004MINORBaseball America 1st team Minor League All-StarSSAward History
    2005MINORBaseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star TeamSSAward History
    2005MINORInternational League All-Star TeamSSAward History
    2005MINORTriple A All-Star TeamSSAward History
    2007MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekJuly 16-July 22Award History
    2009MLBAL Player of the MonthJuneAward History
    2009MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekJune 15-June 21Award History
    2012MLBAmerican League Player of the WeekSeptember 3-September 9Award History

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