||CF-1079, SS-444, 3B-80, 2B-53, DH-21, OF-5, LF-1
||Melvin Emmanuel Upton Jr.
August 21, 1984
6-2 / 170
Greenbrier Christian Academy (Chesapeake,VA)
||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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|Player Movement (May 2012-)|
|2015-06-09||San Diego Padres||CF||Active-MLB||San Diego Padres||MLB||Activated from DL||40man|
|2015-05-19||San Diego Padres||cf||DL-15||El Paso||AAA||Assigned to El Paso (AAA) for rehab||40man|
|2015-04-05||San Diego Padres||cf||DL-15||San Diego Padres||MLB||Traded from Braves with Craig Kimrbel to Padres for Cameron Maybin, Carlos Quentin, Matt Wisler, Jordan Paroubeck and 41st overall pick in 2015 draft||40man|
|2015-04-05||Atlanta Braves||cf||DL-15||Atlanta Braves||MLB||DL-15 Sesamoiditis, left foot||40man|
|2013-08-03||Atlanta Braves||cf||Active-MLB||Atlanta Braves||MLB||Activated from DL||40man|
|2013-07-31||Atlanta Braves||cf||DL-15||Gwinnett||AAA||Assigned to Gwinnett (AAA) for rehab||40man|
|2013-07-14||Atlanta Braves||cf||DL-15||Atlanta Braves||MLB||DL-15 Right abductor strain [Took a ball off his left knee in the outfield]||40man|
|2012-11-29||Atlanta Braves||cf||Active-MLB||Atlanta Braves||MLB||Signed to 5-year contract thru 2017 ($75.25m)||40man|
|2012-10-29||-||CF||FA||-||MLB||Declared free agency||---|
|2012-04-20||Tampa Bay Rays||OF||Active-MLB||Tampa Bay Rays||MLB||Activated from DL||40man|
|2012-04-04||Tampa Bay Rays||cf||DL-15||Tampa Bay Rays||MLB||DL-15 Sore lower back||40man|
|Drafted: Selected by Tampa Bay Rays in 1st round (2nd overall) of 2002 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)|
|Salary Metrics 1985-|
|2015||San Diego Padres||$ 15,050,000||53||2||95||$ 0||$ 3,797,278|
|2014||Atlanta Braves||$ 14,050,000||58||3||94||$ 500,000||$ 3,259,096|
|2013||Atlanta Braves||$ 13,050,000||56||2||94||$ 490,000||$ 3,019,505|
|2012||Tampa Bay Rays||$ 7,000,000||132||3||86||$ 480,000||$ 2,954,887||2012-11-29 - Signed to 5-year contract thru 2017 ($75.25m)|
2012-11-29 - Signed to 5-year contract for 2013-2017 ($75.25m)
2012-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($7m) Avoided arbitration
|2011||Tampa Bay Rays||$ 4,825,000||194||2||79||$ 414,000||$ 2,722,607||2011-01-17 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($4.825m) Avoided arbitration|
|2010||Tampa Bay Rays||$ 3,000,000||268||10||71||$ 400,000||$ 2,812,594||2010-02-13 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($0.3m) Lost arbitration (Wanted $3.3m)|
|2009||Tampa Bay Rays||$ 435,000||548||25||32||$ 400,000||$ 2,746,792||2009-02-25 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2009-2009 ($0.435m) |
|2008||Tampa Bay Rays||$ 412,100||568||21||38||$ 390,000||$ 2,696,252||2008-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2008-2008 ($0.4121m) |
|2007||Tampa Bay Rays||$ 386,900||666||24||17||$ 380,000||$ 2,459,737||2007-03-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2007-2007 ($0.3869m) |
|2006||Tampa Bay Rays||$ 327,000||742||29||0||$ 327,000||$ 2,365,072||2006-01-01 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2006-2006 ($0.327m) |
|2004||Tampa Bay Rays||$ 300,000||755||28||0||$ 300,000||$ 2,070,100|