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Justin Upton
AVG HR RBI
.228 8 34
Team: DetroitHt / Wt: 6-2 / 205 NFBC ADP: 45.07
Position: LFBorn: 8/25/1987 Birthplace: Norfolk, Virginia
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Diamondbacks (2005)


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June 21 10:42 PM PT11:42 PM MT12:42 AM CT1:42 AM ET1:42 ET5:42 GMT13:42 10:42 PM MST12:42 AM EST1:12 AM VEN9:42 UAE12:42 AM CT-Upton hit a liner over the left-field wall in the 12th inning for his second homer of the game, lifting Detroit past the Seattle Mariners 8-7 on Monday night.
Analysis: Upton connected on a 2-2 pitch from Vidal Nuno (0-1) leading off the 12th. It was his first game-ending homer since 2013 with Atlanta against Washington.
June 15 9:39 AM PT10:39 AM MT11:39 AM CT12:39 PM ET12:39 ET16:39 GMT0:39 9:39 AM MST11:39 AM EST12:09 PM VEN20:39 UAE11:39 AM CT-Upton ended his recent slide with a triple, a double and four RBIs in Tuesday's 11-8 win over the White Sox.
Analysis: Upton had been 3 for 19 over his previous five games. He's been a bit of a disappointment this season, batting just .229 - his worst since his 2007 rookie season - with four home runs.
June 7 7:51 PM PT8:51 PM MT9:51 PM CT10:51 PM ET22:51 ET2:51 GMT10:51 7:51 PM MST9:51 PM EST10:21 PM VEN6:51 UAE (+1)9:51 PM CT-Upton had two hits Tuesday.
Analysis: He is 6 for 12 in his last three games for the surging Tigers.
June 7 9:26 PM PT10:26 PM MT11:26 PM CT12:26 AM ET0:26 ET4:26 GMT12:26 9:26 PM MST11:26 PM EST11:56 PM VEN8:26 UAE11:26 PM CT-Upton hit a two-run homer and had three RBIs on Monday.
Analysis: He's 6 for 16 with six RBIs in the last four games.
May 24 2:40 PM PT3:40 PM MT4:40 PM CT5:40 PM ET17:40 ET21:40 GMT5:40 2:40 PM MST4:40 PM EST5:10 PM VEN1:40 UAE (+1)4:40 PM CT-Upton remains out.
Analysis: The Detroit Tigers outfielder is dealing with tightness in his right quad.
May 2 3:31 PM PT4:31 PM MT5:31 PM CT6:31 PM ET18:31 ET22:31 GMT6:31 3:31 PM MST5:31 PM EST6:01 PM VEN2:31 UAE (+1)5:31 PM CT-Upton went 3 for 4 with two runs scored in Sunday's win at Minnesota.
Analysis: Upton has finally got it going after a slow start to his debut season in Detroit. He also had three hits on Friday and socked a three-run homer in Saturday's 4-1 win over the Twins.
May 1 10:30 AM PT11:30 AM MT12:30 PM CT1:30 PM ET13:30 ET17:30 GMT1:30 10:30 AM MST12:30 PM EST1:00 PM VEN21:30 UAE12:30 PM CT-Upton hit a three-run dinger Saturday.
Analysis: Upton still has an awful .326 slugging percentage so he needs to improve his power stroke.
Apr. 30 12:24 PM PT1:24 PM MT2:24 PM CT3:24 PM ET15:24 ET19:24 GMT3:24 12:24 PM MST2:24 PM EST2:54 PM VEN23:24 UAE2:24 PM CT-Upton had three hits and scored a run in a 9-2 victory in Minnesota on Friday night.
Analysis: Upton, now batting .220, was 2 for 20 with nine strikeouts in his previous six games.
Apr. 13 3:26 PM PT4:26 PM MT5:26 PM CT6:26 PM ET18:26 ET22:26 GMT6:26 3:26 PM MST5:26 PM EST5:56 PM VEN2:26 UAE (+1)5:26 PM CT-Upton was 4 for 5 with a home run in Tuesday's win over Pittsburgh.
Analysis: It was Upton's first home run with his new club and his first four-hit game since managing three in 2013.
Mar. 10 4:00 AM PT5:00 AM MT6:00 AM CT7:00 AM ET7:00 ET12:00 GMT20:00 5:00 AM MST7:00 AM EST7:30 AM VEN16:00 UAE6:00 AM CT-Upton is expected to be OK, a day after teammate Anthony Gose stepped on his left ankle going for a fly ball.
Analysis: Upton exited as a precautionary measure. Detroit next plays Philadelphia.

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