Melvin Upton Jr.

Toronto Blue Jays #7 - Left Field

  • Born: 08/21/84
  • Age: 37
  • Height: 6'3"
  • Weight: 185
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

Trade Retrospective: Padres acquire Craig Kimbrel and Melvin Upton from the Braves

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The Padres made the mistake of overpaying for a reliever, and the Braves turned that into a very effective salary dump.

On this Date in Padres History 6/2/2016: Padres drop 10-run lead in historic comeback by Seattle

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On this date in San Diego Padres history, the Friars were unfortunately on the wrong side of history in a high-scoring affair with the Seattle Mariners at Petco Park. After the first five innings,...

The Blue Jays dynasty that could have been

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No team has drafted more future WAR than the Blue Jays since 2010, but few of those wins made it to Rogers Centre.

Revisiting the Bumgarner no-hitters that never were

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He might have a World Series MVP, but will Madison Bumgarner ever be as good as Chris Heston?

Matt Wisler is heading to Seattle

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Padres trade Wisler for cash

Padres trade with Reds for RHP Matt Wisler

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The Padres reacquired a former prospect of theirs, and maybe found another piece for their rotation or bullpen.

MLB trade rumors and news: Padres looking at Machado, Harper, other free agents

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San Diego is doing its due diligence on who they can possibly sign over the next two months.

MLB trade rumors and news: Cabrera, Markakis sign deals on a (relatively) busy day of free agency

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With the Hall of Fame announcements, two signficant free agent signings, and a future Hall of Famer returning for a farewell tour, it was a busy day around baseball.

A look into the Padres finances has opened a rat’s nest of questions

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Kevin Acee of the Union-Tribune published an article containing a peek into the Padres’ finances. It hasn’t gone over well, and the team will have some major PR clean-up to do.

MLB Trade Rumors and News: Twins sign Perez to deal, free agency holds at near standstill

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Spring Training is less than a month away but looking at all the free agents still on the market, you’d never know.

MLB trade rumors and news: Manny Machado’s agent issues statement on ‘completely false’ reports

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Dan Lozano, founder of the agency MVP Sports Group, is tired of the inaccuracy regarding his client’s negotiations with clubs in free agency.

MLB Bullets has been reduced to this

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We’ve got a rumor of three-way deal. More on Kyler Murray’s decision. The White Sox make an offer to Manny Machado. Yasiel Puig gets his teeth cleaned.