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Left Field Age: 31 Exp: 9.126 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2002 Agent(s): Larry Reynolds (Reynolds Sports Management)
  • Current Contract

    Melvin Upton signed a 5 year / $72,500,000 contract with the Atlanta Braves, including a $3,000,000 signing bonus, $72,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $14,500,000. In 2016, Upton will earn a base salary of $15,450,000. Upton has a cap hit of $16,050,000.

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $72,500,000
    Signing Bonus $3,000,000
    Average Salary $14,500,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary
    2013 Contract details by year 28 $12,450,000 $600,000 $13,050,000
    2014 Contract details by year 29 $13,450,000 $600,000 $14,050,000
    2015 Contract details by year 30 $14,450,000 $600,000 $15,050,000
    2016 Contract details by year 31 $15,450,000 $600,000 $16,050,000
    2017 Contract details by year 32 $16,450,000 $600,000 $17,050,000
    2018 Free Agent Year 33 UFA  
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2012-2012

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $7,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $7,000,000
    Free Agent: 2013 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2012 Contract details by year 27 $7,000,000 $7,000,000
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    1 Player Cash Earnings $386,900 - - $386,900
    1 Player Cash Earnings $412,100 - - $412,100
    2002 Player Cash Earnings - $4,600,000 - $4,600,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $435,000 - - $435,000
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $4,825,000 - - $4,825,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $12,450,000 $3,000,000 - $15,450,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $13,450,000 - - $13,450,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $14,450,000 - - $14,450,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $15,450,000 - - $15,450,000
    Est. Earnings (9 seasons) $71,859,000 $7,600,000 - $79,459,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $16,450,000 - - $16,450,000
    $88,309,000 $7,600,000 - $95,909,000
    * denotes deferred payment
  • Fines

    Date Team Category Games Susp. Forfeited Reason
    05/07/2011 Player contract details by year Verbal or other Non-Physical Offense Against Official $1,500 Arguig with umpires
    05/07/2011 Player contract details by year 2 games $52,732 Arguing with umpire against Baltimore (BAL)
    $2 $54,232
  • 2016 Player Rankings

    A visual look at how Melvin Upton ranks across the league, conference, division, and team.

     

    Cap Hit ($16,050,000) Rank
    MLB: #53
    San Diego Padres: #2
    Left Field: #5

    Total Cash ($15,450,000) Rank
    MLB: #60
    Left Field: #7

    Average Annual ($14,500,000) Rank
    MLB: #74
    Left Field: #8
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    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS
    2016 SD 90 86 335 45 87 11 2 16 44 23 21 103 .260 .309 .448 .757
    2015 SD 87 47 205 23 53 12 4 5 17 21 10 62 .259 .327 .429 .756
    2014 ATL 141 135 519 67 108 19 5 12 35 57 20 173 .208 .287 .333 .620
    2013 ATL 126 111 391 30 72 14 0 9 26 44 12 151 .184 .268 .289 .557
    2012 TB 146 144 573 79 141 29 3 28 78 45 31 169 .246 .298 .454 .752
    2011 TB 153 150 560 82 136 27 4 23 81 71 36 161 .243 .331 .429 .760
    2010 TB 154 147 536 89 127 38 4 18 62 67 42 164 .237 .322 .424 .746
    2009 TB 144 141 560 79 135 33 4 11 55 57 42 152 .241 .313 .373 .686
    2008 TB 145 142 529 85 145 37 2 9 67 97 44 134 .274 .384 .403 .787
  • Calculated Market Value

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    Current Contract

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    • MLB Rank: 0

    Comparable Players

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    Base Calculated Value

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    Statistical Comparisons

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    Melvin Upton's Calculated Market Value

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