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B.J. UPTON   +

MLB  Atlanta Braves   40-man Roster
Positions
CF-940, SS-444, 3B-80, 2B-53, DH-21, OF-5, LF-1
Born
August 21, 1984  (30.026)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-2 / 170
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
High School
Greenbrier Christian Academy  (Chesapeake,VA)
College:
 
Drafted:
Tampa Bay Rays:  2002-1-2 (June-Reg)  bonus: $4,600,000 
Signed by
Full Name
Melvin Emmanuel Upton 
TBC Player ID
130
MLB Debut
August 2, 2004  (19.346)
Year


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Pitch Type
192 249
204 536
65 106 76
92 135 139
71 108 116
.500
.400
.300
.240
.000
Brother of Justin Upton

Recent Contract:  5-years/$75.25m (2013-2017) by Atlanta Braves
Top Prospect:  mlb  2003 (#21), 2004 (#2)   team  2003 (#3-TB), 2004 (#1-TB)
Speed
89
Contact
19
Patience
80
Batting
52
Power
68
Health
91

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OFF THE FIELD
Salary data is available for Major Leaguers since 1985. Players not on opening day roster, for the most part, are assumed to have earned the minimum salary for that year. Team payrolls are based on opening day rosters and the player's listed team is the first team he played for during a given season. Career earnings are estimates and based only on available data.
YearTeamSalaryRankTeam PayrollPct of Tm Payroll 
2004Tampa Bay Rays$300,000$ 29,556,6671.0% 
2006Tampa Bay Rays$327,000$ 35,417,9670.9% 
2007Tampa Bay Rays$386,900$ 24,123,5001.6% 
2008Tampa Bay Rays$412,100$ 43,820,5970.9% 
2009Tampa Bay Rays$435,000$ 63,313,0340.7% 
2010Tampa Bay Rays$3,000,000$ 71,923,4714.2% 
2011Tampa Bay Rays$4,825,000$ 41,053,57111.8% 
2012Tampa Bay Rays$7,000,000$ 64,173,50010.9% 
2013Atlanta Braves$13,050,00057$ 89,288,19314.6% 
2014Atlanta Braves$14,050,00058$ 110,955,67412.7% 
Career Earnings:$ 43,786,000 



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