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Melvin Upton | Outfielder | #2

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (31) / 8/21/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 185
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2002 / Rd. 1 (2) / TB
Contract: view contract details
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FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Blue Jays are the "front-runners" for Padres outfielder Melvin Upton.
Jon Heyman of MLB Network reported over the weekend that the Orioles and Blue Jays were the leaders in pursuit for Upton, but it appears that Toronto has emerged as the favorite in the past day or so. Rosenthal hears that the Indians are also in the mix. Upton has enjoyed a resurgent season in San Diego, batting .256/.304/.439 with 16 home runs, 45 RBI, and 20 steals across 95 games. He's under contract for $16.45 million next season. Jul 25 - 9:54 PM

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Career Stats
YearTMGABH2B3BHRRBIRBBKSBCSAVGOBPSLGOPS
2004TB45159418241219154641.258.324.409.733
2006TB501754350110201340113.246.302.291.593
2007TB12947414225124828665154228.300.386.508.894
2008TB14553114537296785971344416.273.383.401.784
2009TB144560135334115579571524214.241.313.373.686
2010TB15453612738418628967164429.237.322.424.745
2011TB153560136274238182711613612.243.331.429.759
2012TB14657314129328787945169316.246.298.454.752
2013ATL126391721409263044151125.184.268.289.557
2014ATL14151910819512356757173207.208.287.333.620
2015SD872055312451723216293.259.327.429.757
Career Totals:13204683114324729144525659552140627384.244.324.401.726

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Derek Norris
2Christian Bethancourt
1B1Wil Myers
2B1Cory Spangenberg
2Jemile Weeks
3Adam Rosales
4Ryan Schimpf
SS1Alexei Ramirez
3B1Yangervis Solarte
2Brett Wallace
LF1Melvin Upton
CF1Jon Jay
2Travis Jankowski
RF1Matt Kemp
2Alex Dickerson
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Tyson Ross
2Andrew Cashner
3Christian Friedrich
4Colin Rea
5Luis Perdomo
6Cesar Vargas
7Erik Johnson
8Robbie Erlin
9Edwin Jackson
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Brandon Maurer
2Ryan Buchter
3Matt Thornton
4Brad Hand
5Jon Edwards
6Carlos Villanueva
7Keith Hessler
8Paul Clemens
9Jose Dominguez