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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  (30.012)
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


vs LH/RH:


Pitch Type
181 233
197 505
60 103 75
87 127 133
70 105 111
.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
The formula to determine similarity scores is listed in the about section of the site. In short, the scores attempt to compare players career batting statistics vs all other major leagues as well as cumulative statistics at each age.
Career Statistics
1.  Chris Young (84.25)
2.  Bill Hall (83.58)
3.  Mark Whiten (82.67)
4.  Vince DiMaggio (81.79)
5.  Ivan Calderon (81.32)
6.  Matt Kemp (81.09)
7.  Brad Wilkerson (80.99)
8.  Felipe Lopez (80.76)
9.  Jayson Werth (80.7)
10.  Gary Matthews (80.69)
Age: 20
1.  Johnny Callison (73.3)
2.  Bill Russell (70.13)
3.  Thad Bosley (69.89)
4.  Brooks Robinson (68.23)
5.  Wil Cordero (67.12)
6.  Art Shires (66.09)
7.  Danny Murphy (65.96)
8.  Darrell Porter (65.83)
9.  Sammy Sosa (65.59)
10.  Greg Luzinski (64.78)
Age: 21
1.  Faye Throneberry (84.65)
2.  Gene Stephens (82.5)
3.  Bobby Del Greco (75.66)
4.  Ted Lepcio (74.82)
5.  Willie Crawford (74.34)
6.  Danny Ainge (73.31)
7.  Rance Mulliniks (73.21)
8.  Dan Driessen (72.76)
9.  Paul Blair (72.59)
10.  Joe Lovitto (72.14)
Age: 22
1.  Junior Felix (81.99)
2.  Jay Bruce (79.85)
3.  Travis Fryman (78.62)
4.  Tommy Davis (78.13)
5.  Duke Snider (77.92)
6.  Bob Coluccio (77.55)
7.  Troy Glaus (76.71)
8.  Rick Monday (76.46)
9.  Scott Rolen (76.39)
10.  Sixto Lezcano (76.09)
Age: 23
1.  Nick Markakis (79.43)
2.  Gary Carter (78.28)
3.  John Olerud (77.55)
4.  Hank Blalock (77.36)
5.  Sixto Lezcano (76.61)
6.  Rick Monday (76.45)
7.  Dick Kokos (76.33)
8.  Barry Bonds (75.46)
9.  Roy Howell (75.44)
10.  Travis Fryman (75.11)
Age: 24
1.  Nick Markakis (79.32)
2.  Carney Lansford (78.2)
3.  Lee Mazzilli (77.61)
4.  Melky Cabrera (76.59)
5.  Dave Winfield (76.43)
6.  Sixto Lezcano (76.22)
7.  Rick Monday (76.08)
8.  Edgardo Alfonzo (75.72)
9.  Gary Carter (75.66)
10.  Jay Bruce (75.62)
Age: 25
1.  Lee Mazzilli (82.14)
2.  Edgardo Alfonzo (80.91)
3.  Edgar Renteria (80.65)
4.  Gregg Jefferies (79.18)
5.  Nick Markakis (79.13)
6.  Carney Lansford (78.91)
7.  Roy Howell (78.25)
8.  Sixto Lezcano (78.09)
9.  Ryne Sandberg (77.31)
10.  Darrell Porter (76.89)
Age: 26
1.  Edgardo Alfonzo (82.43)
2.  Gregg Jefferies (82.41)
3.  Edgar Renteria (80.86)
4.  Nick Markakis (80.06)
5.  Melky Cabrera (79.08)
6.  Jimmy Wynn (78.99)
7.  Sixto Lezcano (78.88)
8.  Darrell Porter (78.62)
9.  Carney Lansford (78.57)
10.  Bobby Bonds (78.39)
Age: 27
1.  Jimmy Wynn (82.61)
2.  Gregg Jefferies (81.46)
3.  Matt Kemp (81.09)
4.  Chris Young (79.91)
5.  Edgardo Alfonzo (79.8)
6.  Reggie Smith (79.79)
7.  Edgar Renteria (79.5)
8.  Hanley Ramirez (79.26)
9.  Darin Erstad (79.15)
10.  Bobby Bonds (79.04)
Age: 28
1.  Chris Young (84.25)
2.  Dan Driessen (83.5)
3.  Jhonny Peralta (83.07)
4.  Jimmy Wynn (81.73)
5.  Toby Harrah (81.65)
6.  Von Hayes (81.43)
7.  Matt Kemp (81.09)
8.  Chili Davis (80.8)
9.  Ron Gant (80.64)
10.  Steve Kemp (80.58)


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