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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  (29.243)
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
Full Name
Melvin Emmanuel Upton 
TBC Player ID
130
MLB Debut
August 2, 2004  (19.346)
Signed by
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Top Prospect:  mlb  2003 (#21), 2004 (#2)   team  2003 (#3-TB), 2004 (#1-TB)

Brother of Justin Upton

Recent Contract:  5-years/$75.25m (2013-2017) by Atlanta Braves
Speed
89
Contact
19
Patience
80
Batting
52
Power
68
Health
90

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BATTING STATISTICS
YearTeamLgLevelUnifOrgAgePosRkGPAoutsRCRC/GbabipSAISObb/kHR%SglXBHXBH%BB%SO%G/FP/PAPitStrBalSwgRecordTRManager(s)
2003Charleston (Sc)SALA2tb18ss10101453300736.5.360.346.1430.711.5813530.212.617.7------------77-623Max Oliveras
OrlandoSouAA-tb18ss-2912785165.346.238.1050.640.820931.012.619.7------------65-725Charlie Montoyo
2004MontgomerySouAA2tb19ss-2912072218.432.308.1440.501.7241029.411.723.3------------57-835Charlie Montoyo
DurhamILAAA-tb19ss10169313200567.6.389.413.2080.583.8523036.613.423.0------------77-672Billy Evers
Tampa BayALMLB35,9tb19ss-dh-45177122224.8.336.264.1510.332.3271434.18.526.01.053.664661.938.110.570-914Lou Piniella
2005DurhamILAAA-tb20ss11396314121107.2.365.387.1870.612.91056036.412.420.1------------65-792Billy Evers
2006DurhamILAAA2tb21ss-3b21106470319645.4.326.362.1260.731.7773028.013.818.9------------64-782John Tamargo
Tampa BayALMLB2tb213b-50189136152.9.313.166.0460.330.537614.06.921.21.183.770361.238.87.561-1015Joe Maddon
2007Vero BeachFSLA+-tb22of-2b-7241546.6.187.471.1762.504.23125.020.88.3------------59-795Joe Szekely
DurhamILAAA8tb222b-274216.2.400.429.4290.0014.32133.30.014.3------------80-631Charlie Montoyo
Tampa BayALMLB2tb22cf-2b30129548359896.7.393.376.2090.424.4925035.211.928.10.804.1225659.640.411.566-965Joe Maddon
2008Tampa BayALMLB2tb23cf25145640425885.6.344.363.1280.721.4974833.115.220.91.024.1262156.943.17.797-651Joe Maddon
2009CharlotteFSLA+-tb24cf-314839.6.571.556.0002.000.0400.028.614.3------------71-662Jim Morris
Tampa BayALMLB2tb24cf40144626452674.310.284.1320.381.8874835.69.124.30.834.1254160.139.99.684-783Joe Maddon
2010Tampa BayALMLB2tb25cf33154610436764.7.304.373.1870.413.0676047.211.026.90.663.9236861.638.412.296-661Joe Maddon
2011Tampa BayALMLB2tb26cf39153640457784.6.298.355.1860.443.6825439.711.125.20.723.9247160.939.111.191-712Joe Maddon
2012CharlotteFSLA+-tb27cf-41212----.100.273.0001.000.0100.08.38.3------------55-796Jim Morrison
MontgomerySouAA-tb27cf-311811.8.222.100.0001.000.0200.09.19.1------------74-631Billy Gardner
Tampa BayALMLB2tb27cf31146631463784.6.294.330.2080.274.4816042.67.126.80.723.7233062.837.215.090-723Joe Maddon
2013GwinnettILAAA-atl28of-cf-312838.6.500.250.2500.000.01375.00.033.3------------60-844--
AtlantaNLMLB2atl28cf56126445338211.6.266.235.1050.292.0492331.99.933.90.843.8171361.638.415.496-661Fredi Gonzalez
2014AtlantaNLMLB2atl29cf17786052.1.286.222.0970.271.311426.77.728.2------------------
MLB Totals  (10 years)1109458432485384.5.316.322.1600.402.863036736.810.526.0------------.515-- 
Minor League Totals  (8 years)495219414433516.6.358.363.1590.662.337217932.512.919.7------------.479-- 
AAA Totals  (5 years)31914339432366.7.358.383.1740.632.723712434.312.920.4------------.483-- 
AA Totals  (3 years)61258165386.2.378.265.1190.571.2461929.212.020.9------------.473-- 
A+ Totals  (3 years)14503564.4.242.432.0812.002.08111.120.010.0------------.452-- 
A Totals  (1 year)101453300736.5.360.346.1430.711.5813530.212.617.7------------.554-- 


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