Melvin Upton Jr.

Melvin Upton Jr.

Regular

primary position

Center Field

primary team

Tampa Bay Rays

playing career

2004—2016

nickname

Born

August 21, 1984, in Norfolk, VA

died

Still Living

bats / throws

Right / Right

height / weight

6-3 / 185
Average HOF CF
Hitting
50
Power
50
Running
70
Fielding
50
Throwing
50
*The Scouting Grades are based on performance in the Major Leagues, not predictive skills typically placed on prospects.
SCOUTING SCALE
80 = Elite
70 = Excellent
60 = Above Average
50 = MLB Average
40 = Below Average
30 = Inferior
20 = Poor
Brother
UNIFORM NUMBER
Not in our database
BATTING ORDER
Not in our database
MAJOR LEAGUE DEBUT
8-2-2004
FINAL GAME
10-2-2016
CAREER AGE
19-31
MEMBER OF WORLD CHAMPIONS
None
WAR
Win Shares

WAR

16.5

career value

WAR7

18.0

long peak

WAR5C

13.4

prime

WAR3

10.9

short peak
Average HOF CF

71.3

Career Wins Above Replacement
Average HOF CF

44.2

war in best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

32.3

war in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

22.0

WAR in best 3 seasons

WIN SHARES

152.1

career value

WIN shares 7

124.9

long peak

Win SHares 5C

NA

prime

Win SHares 3

62.1

short peak
Average HOF CF

373.6

Career Win Shares
Average HOF CF

214.5

Win SHares In best 7 seasons
Average HOF CF

153.7

Win shares in best 5 consecutive
Average HOF CF

102.8

Win Shares in best 3 seasons

Position

NR

Center Field

ERA AT HIS POSITION

NR

2004—2016

All-Time

#951

POsition Players
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BILL JAMES POSITION
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BILL JAMES TOP 100
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HALL OF STATS POSITION
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JOE POSNANSKI TOP 100
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JAWS POSITION
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JAWS TOP 100
.243
Batting Average
.321
On-Base Percentage
.402
Slugging Percentage
18
home runs per season
33
Stolen Bases per season