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Melvin Upton Jr.

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Indians | Melvin Upton Jr. could be re-signed

Wed, 21 Mar 2018 04:15:03 -0700

The Cleveland Indians may re-sign OF Melvin Upton Jr. to a minor league contract if he cannot find work with another team.

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Indians | Cleveland releases two players

Mon, 19 Mar 2018 10:02:42 -0700

Cleveland Indians OF Melvin Upton Jr. and C Ryan Hanigan were released Monday, March 19.

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Indians | Melvin Upton Jr. signs with Tribe

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 05:55:05 -0800

Free-agent OF Melvin Upton Jr. (Giants) signed a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants Thursday, Dec. 15. He can earn $1.5 million if he makes the club.

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Giants | Melvin Upton released by Giants

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 19:19:22 -0700

San Francisco Giants OF Melvin Upton Jr. was released Monday, August 21.

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Giants | Melvin Upton undergoes thumb surgery

Sat, 22 Apr 2017 06:22:01 -0700

San Francisco Giants OF Melvin Upton Jr. (thumb) underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his thumb, according to general manager Bobby Evans. He will be sidelined for at least eight weeks.

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Giants | San Francisco adding Melvin Upton

Sat, 08 Apr 2017 13:20:38 -0700

Free-agent OF Melvin Upton Jr. (Blue Jays) will sign a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants and is expected to report to Class AAA Sacramento, according to a source.

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Blue Jays | Melvin Upton Jr. released

Sun, 02 Apr 2017 10:14:47 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays OF Melvin Upton Jr. was released Sunday, April 2.

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Blue Jays | Melvin Upton starting vs. former club

Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:52:42 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays OF Melvin Upton Jr. is starting in left field and batting fourth against San Diego Padres SP Luis Perdomo Wednesday, July 27. Blue Jays OF Michael Saunders is not in the starting lineup Wednesday.

Fantasy Tip: Upton is having a nice season, and now he's going to see consistent playing time in the heart of a potent lineup. Upton could see a few less at-bats with Toronto, but it shouldn't hinder his five-category upside going forward. Sub out Saunders where you can in seasonal leagues Wednesday. There's enough playing time for both Saunders and Upton to remain solid fantasy assets.

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Padres | Hansel Rodriguez coming to Friars

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 07:34:20 -0700

Updating earlier reports, Toronto Blue Jays SP Hansel Rodriguez is the player headed to the San Diego Padres in the deal for OF Melvin Upton Jr.

Fantasy Tip: Rodriguez, 19, is 2-1 with a 3.06 ERA in six starts at Rookie League Bluefield. He has 26 K's in 32 1/3 innings. It'll be a couple of years before he's on the fantasy radar.

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Padres | SD to pay much of Melvin Upton's salary

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 06:34:58 -0700

Updating an earlier report, San Diego Padres OF Melvin Upton Jr. is part of an agreement to the Toronto Blue Jays, and the Padres will pay much of the $22 million owed to Upton.

Fantasy Tip: Alex Dickerson will benefit most from the move initially. Jon Jay (forearm) is due back in a few weeks, but he, too, has been rumored to be on the trade block. Manuel Margot could factor into the equation in September. The 21-year-old has a .306-4-37 line with 24 steals at Class AAA El Paso. He's worth watching for NL-only usage. Dickerson is hitting .280 with four homers in 75 at-bats, and he's worth grabbing in NL-only formats. Upton's value will be predicated on the amount of playing time he has in a loaded Blue Jays lineup. If he snatches the majority of time in center, he'll have a lot of upside in a better lineup and ballpark. He's a low-end mixed leaguer, but his 20 steals may not grow too much in that lineup.

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