Melvin Upton Jr.
Centerfielder, Shortstop and Third Baseman
6-3, 185lb (190cm, 83kg)
August 21, 1984
in Norfolk, VA
Draft: 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).
High School: Greenbrier Christian Academy (Chesapeake, VA)
August 2, 2004
16,122nd in MLB history)
vs. BOS 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
October 2, 2016
vs. BOS 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Exceeded rookie limits during 2004 season
Agents: Larry Reynolds
Full Name: Melvin Upton Jr.
Name Note: Known as B.J. Upton through 2014
Relatives: Brother of Justin Upton