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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  (30.041)
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
199 271
214 568
70 115 83
94 145 148
73 122 118
.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
92

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OFF THE FIELD
TagNotes
First Round Draft Pick2002 (#2)
Futures Game Participant2x USA 2004-2005
High School All-American2002 (IF)
Hitting for the CycleOct 2,2009
Player of the Month1x Jun-2009 (AL)
Player of the Week2x Jul-22-2007, Jun-21-2009
Suspensions5/8/2011 - Outburst in game (2)
Teenaged Rookie19 yrs old
Top Prospect2003 MLB (#21),2004 MLB (#2),2003 Tb (#3),2004 Tb (#1)


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