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Melvin Upton Jr.    \UP-tun\

Melvin Upton Jr. (B. J.) (twitter: @MelvinUptonJr)

Positions: Shortstop, Outfielder and Third Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 185 lb.

Born: August 21, 1984 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States
High School: Greenbrier Christian Academy (Chesapeake, VA)

Drafted by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 1st round (2nd) of the 2002 MLB June Amateur Draft from Greenbrier Christian Academy (Chesapeake, VA).

Prospect Ratings by Baseball America:
Pre-2003: Rated #21 Prospect
Pre-2004: Rated #2 Prospect

Major League Stats

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 Batting: 2016 / 2015 / 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008

Register Batting

YearAgeAgeDifTmLgLevAffGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
200318-4.42 Teams2 LgsA-AATBD13058048984145306862402173105.297.390.431.82121197380
200318-3.9Charleston SCSALLATBD1014533847011622674638175780.302.394.445.83917185160
200318-6.2OrlandoSOULAATBD29127105142980116241625.276.376.381.7574012220
200318Mesa Solar SoxAZFLFal
200419-7.42 Teams2 LgsAAA-AATBD9843336886116242145120556100.315.410.505.91518693601
200419-5.2MontgomerySOULAATBD29120104213471215301428.327.407.471.8784900201
200419-8.3DurhamILAAATBD69313264658217112361754272.311.411.519.93013793400
200419-10.2TBDALMLBTBD45177159194182412411546.258.324.409.7336511110
200520-7.3DurhamILAAATBD139631545981653661874441378127.303.392.490.882267154131
200621-6.3DurhamILAAATBD1064703987210718484146176589.269.374.394.76915784030
200621-8.1TBDALMLBTBD501891752043501101131340.246.302.291.5935111000
200722-2.22 Teams2 LgsA+-AAATBD931245700240053.292.387.542.9291300020
200722-0.9Vero BeachFLORA+TBD724174400130052.235.375.412.787700020
200722-5.5DurhamILAAATBD2771300110001.429.429.8571.286600000
200722-7.2TBDALMLBTBD12954847486142251248222865154.300.386.508.894241144144
200823-5.9TBRALMLBTBR14564053185145372967441697134.273.383.401.784213132374
2009241.5CharlotteFLORA+TBR31491400024342.444.643.4441.087401000
YearAgeAgeDifTmLgLevAffGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
200924-5.0TBRALMLBTBR144626560791353341155421457152.241.313.373.68620973330
201025-4.0TBRALMLBTBR15461053689127384186242967164.237.322.424.745227132141
201126-2.7TBRALMLBTBR153640560821362742381361271161.243.331.429.759240164234
2012273.52 Teams2 LgsA+-AATBR723212300022022.143.217.143.360320000
2012274.2CharlotteFLORA+TBR412111100012011.091.167.091.258120000
2012272.7MontgomerySOULAATBR311101200010011.200.273.200.473200000
201227-1.7TBRALMLBTBR14663157379141293287831645169.246.298.454.752260131480
2013280.9GwinnettILAAAATL312123430020004.333.333.583.917700000
201328-0.3ATLNLMLBATL126445391307214092612544151.184.268.289.55711373162
2014290.8ATLNLMLBATL14158251967108195123520757173.208.287.333.62017361325
2015303.2El PasoPCLAAASDP1354501014201640412.280.333.380.7131910000
2015301.8SDPNLMLBSDP872282052353124517932162.259.327.429.7578810202
2016312.6SDPNLMLBSDP923743444688112164520523106.256.304.439.74315152131
MLB (12 seasons)MLB141256905027705123125831160570293895751512.245.323.404.72720319724224123
Minors (9 seasons)Minors50822481916361565113185124416059287444.295.389.453.842867441910162
All Levels (14 Seasons)19207938694310661796371492118144531488621956289814143325725
A+ (3 seasons)Minors14503769001663105.243.400.324.7241221020
AA (3 seasons)Minors612582193665151332543154.297.386.416.8019112421
AAA (6 seasons)Minors3321487127624937576114016011135189305.294.388.465.8535933311561
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Register Fielding

YearAgeTmLgLevAffGGSCGInnChPOAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBWPSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
2003182 Teams2 LgsA-AATBDSS1225671953165666.9014.19
200318Charleston SCSALLATBDSS954511542554255.9074.31
200318OrlandoSOULAATBDSS2711641611411.8793.78
2004192 Teams2 LgsAAA-AATBDSS893981292343565.9124.08
200419MontgomerySOULAATBDSS2310029611016.9003.91
200419DurhamILAAATBDSS662981001732549.9164.14
200419TBDALMLBTBD3B13103.024101220.9171.921.69
200419TBDALMLBTBDLF1
200419TBDALMLBTBDOF17.0000000.000.00
200419TBDALMLBTBDSS16140.071234178.9014.114.00
200520DurhamILAAATBDSS1331321161.26682193965395.9214.764.62
200621DurhamILAAATBD3B1818154.150103551.9002.622.50
200621DurhamILAAATBDSS8484728.03981332372867.9304.574.40
200621TBDALMLBTBD3B50413.01393888136.9062.752.52
2007222 Teams2 LgsA+-AAATBD2B5531.01257001.0003.482.40
200722Vero BeachFLORA+TBD2B3318.0624001.0003.002.00
200722Vero BeachFLORA+TBDCF3322.011110001.0004.503.67
YearAgeTmLgLevAffGGSCGInnChPOAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBWPSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
200722DurhamILAAATBD2B2213.0633001.0004.153.00
200722TBDALMLBTBD2B48416.02511061331226.9525.174.98
200722TBDALMLBTBDCF78
200722TBDALMLBTBDOF78665.02172041122.9912.912.76
200823TBRALMLBTBRCF143
200823TBRALMLBTBROF1431249.04013781675.9832.842.76
200924CharlotteFLORA+TBRCF2218.0440001.0002.002.00
200924TBRALMLBTBRCF144
200924TBRALMLBTBROF1441229.0385375641.9902.792.65
201025TBRALMLBTBRCF154
201025TBRALMLBTBROF1541302.0405397350.9882.762.60
201126TBRALMLBTBRCF151
201126TBRALMLBTBROF1511326.0391382633.9922.632.57
2012272 Teams2 LgsA+-AATBRCF6640.010100001.0002.251.67
201227CharlotteFLORA+TBRCF4424.0550001.0001.881.25
201227MontgomerySOULAATBRCF2216.0550001.0002.812.50
YearAgeTmLgLevAffGGSCGInnChPOAEDPFld%RF/9RF/GPBWPSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
201227TBRALMLBTBRCF142
201227TBRALMLBTBROF1421255.03032901034.9902.152.11
201328GwinnettILAAAATLCF2212.0550001.0003.752.50
201328ATLNLMLBATLCF118
201328ATLNLMLBATLOF118975.0237230343.9832.151.97
201429ATLNLMLBATLCF139345329973.9802.43
201530El PasoPCLAAASDPCF1072.029290001.0003.622.90
201530SDPNLMLBSDPCF63
201530SDPNLMLBSDPOF63441.1123116610.9922.491.94
201631SDPNLMLBSDPCF111080.023221011.0002.592.09
201631SDPNLMLBSDPLF8377688.1148139721.9861.911.76
201631SDPNLMLBSDPOF9088776.1175165822.9892.011.92
201631SDPNLMLBSDPRF118.0440001.0004.504.00
MLB (2 seasons)MLB3B63516.016348100156.9082.582.35
MLB (10 seasons)MLBCF11431080.03683511074
MLB (2 seasons)MLBLF8477688.1148139721
MLB (10 seasons)MLBOF1084889225.226372537693120.9882.542.40
Minors (1 season)Minors2B5531.01257001.0003.482.40
Minors (5 seasons)MinorsCF2313164.059590001.0003.242.57
Minors (4 seasons)MinorsSS4282161889.220316761183172293.9154.694.34
All Levels (1 Season)2B535447.02631111401226.9545.054.74
All Levels (2 Seasons)3B8118670.121358135207.9062.592.38
All Levels (10 Seasons)CF116623244.04274101074
All Levels (2 Seasons)LF8477688.1148139721
All Levels (10 Seasons)OF1084889225.226372537693120.9882.542.40
All Levels (4 Seasons)SS4442162029.221026991224179301.9154.654.33
A 7890 (underlined) value in the totals indicates career mark is incomplete.

Teams Played For

YearAgeTmLgLev
200318Charleston RiverDogsSouth Atlantic LeagueA
200318Orlando RaysSouthern LeagueAA
200318Mesa Solar SoxArizona Fall LeagueFal
200419Montgomery BiscuitsSouthern LeagueAA2004-04-082004-05-11
200419Durham BullsInternational LeagueAAA2004-05-132004-07-31
200419Tampa Bay Devil RaysAmerican LeagueMLB12004-08-022004-10-03
200520Durham BullsInternational LeagueAAA2005-04-072005-09-05
200621Durham BullsInternational LeagueAAA2006-04-062006-07-30
200621Tampa Bay Devil RaysAmerican LeagueMLB12006-08-012006-10-01
200722Tampa Bay Devil RaysAmerican LeagueMLB12007-04-022007-09-29
200722Vero Beach Devil RaysFlorida State LeagueA+2007-06-282007-07-12
200722Durham BullsInternational LeagueAAA2007-07-012007-07-04
200823Tampa Bay RaysAmerican LeagueMLB12008-03-312008-09-28
200924Charlotte Stone CrabsFlorida State LeagueA+2009-04-092009-04-11
200924Tampa Bay RaysAmerican LeagueMLB12009-04-132009-10-04
201025Tampa Bay RaysAmerican LeagueMLB12010-04-062010-10-03
201126Tampa Bay RaysAmerican LeagueMLB12011-04-012011-09-28
201227Charlotte Stone CrabsFlorida State LeagueA+2012-04-092012-04-14
201227Montgomery BiscuitsSouthern LeagueAA2012-04-162012-04-18
201227Tampa Bay RaysAmerican LeagueMLB12012-04-202012-10-03
201328Atlanta BravesNational LeagueMLB12013-04-012013-09-29
201328Gwinnett BravesInternational LeagueAAA2013-07-312013-08-02
201429Atlanta BravesNational LeagueMLB12014-03-312014-09-27
201530El Paso ChihuahuasPacific Coast LeagueAAA2015-05-182015-06-06
201530San Diego PadresNational LeagueMLB12015-06-082015-10-04
201631San Diego PadresNational LeagueMLB12016-04-042016-07-23

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