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Justin Upton

Justin Upton 10 LF

San Diego Padres

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: Justin Irvin Upton
  • Age: 28 (August 25, 1987)
  • Birthplace: Norfolk, VA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 2" Wt: 205
  • Draft: Round 1 (2005, ARI)
  • MLB Debut: 08/02/2007
  • School: Great Bridge, Chesapeake, VA
  • Relationship(s): brother of Melvin Upton Jr.
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Justin Upton Stats Summary

Justin Upton Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
December 19, 2014 Atlanta Braves traded LF Justin Upton and RHP Aaron Northcraft to San Diego Padres for 2B Jace Peterson, LHP Max Fried, 3B Dustin Peterson and CF Mallex Smith.
January 24, 2013 Arizona Diamondbacks traded LF Justin Upton and 3B Chris Johnson to Atlanta Braves for 3B Martin Prado, RHP Randall Delgado, RHP Zeke Spruill, SS Nick Ahmed and 3B Brandon Drury.
August 26, 2009 Justin Upton roster status changed by Arizona Diamondbacks.
August 24, 2009 sent RF Justin Upton on a rehab assignment to Visalia Rawhide.
August 6, 2009 Arizona Diamondbacks placed RF Justin Upton on the 15-day disabled list.
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Justin Upton Awards and Honors

Justin Upton  10 LF

Justin Upton
  • Full Name: Justin Irvin Upton
  • Born: August 25, 1987
  • Age: 28
  • Birthplace: Norfolk, VA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 2"
  • Weight: 205
  • Draft: Round 1 (2005, ARI)
  • School: Great Bridge, Chesapeake, VA
  • MLB Debut: 08/02/2007

Justin received numerous honors, being named the Gatorade High School Player of the Year for 2005, a first-team selection by USA Today and a Baseball America High School All-American...he batted .519 during his senior season with 11 home runs and 32 RBI, while scoring 29 runs and stealing 7 bases, all in just 54 official plate appearances, earning him Virginia Player of the Year honors...Baseball America's "Rating the Best Tools" for their 2005 Draft preview issue, tabbed Justin as the Best Athlete, Best Five-Tool Talent, Best Pure Hitter, Fastest Baserunner, Best Defensive Player and the Closet to the Majors among high school players. ... Justin was awarded the inaugural Jackie Robinson Award as the 2004 AFLAC National High School Player of the Year...named the Gatorade Virginia Player of the Year...he played for Team USA's IBAF World Junior Championship team in Taiwan...hit .417 in 6 games with 4 triples a home run and 5 RBI. ... Justin was named the best 15-year old prospect in the nation by Baseball America. ... Named the best 14-year old prospect in the nation by Baseball America.