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


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


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


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


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

Matt Wisler is heading to Seattle


Padres trade Wisler for cash

Padres trade with Reds for RHP Matt Wisler


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.