We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience, analyse site traffic, and serve targeted ads. Read how we use cookies and how you can control them in our “Cookie Settings”. By using our site, you consent to our use of cookies.

Melvin Upton Embed This NEW

Left Field Age: 34 Exp: 10.126 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#2 overall), 2002 Country: United States Agent(s): Larry Reynolds (Reynolds Sports Management)
Player Status: Inactive
  • Current Contract

    Melvin Upton signed a 1 year / $1,500,000 contract with the Cleveland Indians, including $1,500,000 guaranteed, and an annual average salary of $1,500,000. In , Upton will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of , while carrying a total salary of and a dead cap value of .

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,500,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,500,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary Adjusted Salary
    2018 Contract details by year 33 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000
    2019 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:
    • Incentives: $4.25M
    Sources: MLB contract specifics generally collected from Baseball Prospectus & Rotoworld.

    Previous Contracts

    2017-2017Retained

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $16,450,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $16,450,000
    Free Agent: 0 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Total Salary
    2017 Contract details by year 32 $16,450,000 $16,450,000
    Spotrac Premium Tools

    To see the rest of the Melvin Upton's contract information, plus gain access to all of Spotrac's Premium tools, sign up today.
    Already Subscribed? Login Here

  • 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 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000
    2016 Player Cash Earnings $10,450,000 - - $10,450,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $11,450,000 - - $11,450,000
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $16,450,000 - - $16,450,000
    Est. Earnings
    (10 seasons)
    $99,759,000 $7,600,000 - $107,359,000
    * 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
  •  

    Statistics

    Season Team GP GS AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SB K AVG OBP SLG OPS WAR
    2016 SD 149 129 492 64 117 15 3 20 61 37 28 155 .238 .291 .402 .693 1.86
    2015 SD 87 47 205 23 53 12 4 5 17 21 10 62 .259 .327 .429 .756 1.5
    2014 ATL 141 135 519 67 108 19 5 12 35 57 20 173 .208 .287 .333 .620 -0.33
    2013 ATL 126 111 391 30 72 14 0 9 26 44 12 151 .184 .268 .289 .557 -1.73
    2012 TB 146 144 573 79 141 29 3 28 78 45 31 169 .246 .298 .454 .752 2.7
    2011 TB 153 150 560 82 136 27 4 23 81 71 36 161 .243 .331 .429 .760 3.24
    2010 TB 154 147 536 89 127 38 4 18 62 67 42 164 .237 .322 .424 .746 0
    2010 ARI 133 129 493 72 134 26 3 17 69 64 18 151 .272 .356 .440 .796 0
    2009 TB 144 141 560 79 135 33 4 11 55 57 42 152 .241 .313 .373 .686 0
    2009 ARI 137 134 522 81 157 30 7 26 86 55 20 136 .301 .366 .534 .900 0
    2008 TB 145 142 529 85 145 37 2 9 67 97 44 134 .274 .384 .403 .787 0
    2008 ARI 108 100 356 52 89 19 6 15 42 54 1 121 .250 .353 .463 .816 0
    .000 .000 .000 .000 0
    Totals 1,795 1,673 6,350 906 1,587 332 49 219 772 745 328 1,920 0.250 0.329 0.421 0.750 7.24
>>>>>>>