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Melvin Upton Jr.
.256 16 45
Team: TorontoHt / Wt: 6-3 / 185 NFBC ADP: 369.83
Position: LFBorn: 8/21/1984 Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Devil Rays (2002)

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Aug. 21 3:11 PM PT4:11 PM MT5:11 PM CT6:11 PM ET18:11 ET22:11 GMT6:11 3:11 PM MST5:11 PM EST5:41 PM VEN2:11 UAE (+1)5:11 PM CT-Upton has opted out of his minor league contract and been released by the Giants.
Analysis: Injuries limited the veteran outfielder to 12 games in the minors this season, hitting .244 with one homer.
Apr. 12 12:58 PM PT1:58 PM MT2:58 PM CT3:58 PM ET15:58 ET19:58 GMT3:58 12:58 PM MST2:58 PM EST3:28 PM VEN23:58 UAE2:58 PM CT-Upton's minor league contract with the Giants was finalized Wednesday after he passed a physical.
Analysis: The two sides had agreed to a deal Saturday, shortly after Upton was released by the Blue Jays. The 32-year-old will likely spend some time in Triple A but could be an option for the Giants down the road against left-handed pitching, as he hit .275 with an .874 OPS versus southpaws with the Padres and Toronto last season.

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