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Justin Upton hopes to push Tigers back into playoff race

Justin Upton’s first season in Detroit has been little short of a disaster. That doesn’t mean he’s ready to give up in July. Monday, Upton’s homer provided the only run in the Tigers’ 1-0 victory over the Minnesota Twins, and now he plans to help Detroit get back into the postseason race. “We’re in second […] The post Justin Upton hopes to push Tigers back into playoff...
Via Today's Knuckleball
4 days ago

J-Up sees Tigers as contenders, potential buyers

Justin Upton took a puzzled look Monday night when asked if the next 12 games were vital for the Tigers buying or selling leading into the Aug. 1 non-waiver Trade Deadline. To him, there shouldn't be much debate.
Via Tigers.com
4 days ago

Justin Upton: Tigers still feel we can win division

The Detroit Tigers are one of a handful of teams who need to decide before the Aug. 1 trade deadline if they want to be buyers or sellers. If Justin Upton was in charge, the decision would be a no-brainer. The Tigers lost five of seven games heading into the All-Star break, but they have won three of four on the other side. They remain 5.5 games behind the Cleveland Indians in the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Upton reaches 200-homer plateau

Justin Upton and Ian Kinsler had a friendly competition going earlier this season over who would reach 200 career home runs first. Ian Kinsler won the race July 3.
Via Tigers.com
5 days ago

Boyd, Tigers bullpen shut out Twins

DETROIT (AP) -- Matt Boyd allowed three hits in six outstanding innings, and the Detroit Tigers beat Minnesota 1-0 on Monday night to hand the last-place Twins another loss just hours after they announced the firing of general manager Terry Ryan.Justin Upton homered in the second to back Boyd (1-2), who struck out seven with one walk and provided a welcome boost to a rotation that...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boyd terrific, Upton homers as Tigers shut down Twins 1-0

DETROIT (AP) Matt Boyd allowed three hits in six outstanding innings, and the Detroit Tigers beat Minnesota 1-0 on Monday night to hand the last-place Twins another loss just hours after they announced the firing of general manager Terry Ryan. Justin Upton homered in the second to back Boyd (1-2), who struck out seven with one walk and provided a welcome boost to a rotation that...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers’ Justin Upton hits 200th career home run

Upton took Minnesota’s Ricky Nolasco waaaayyyy deep in the second inning. If you're going to hit No. 200, make it a no-doubter. Congrats, Justin! https://t.co/614PIOWX4g— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) July 19, 2016 Justin Upton has a ton of raw power, and has a history of launching some mammoth home runs. While Tigers fans haven’t seen as many dingers from Upton...
Via Bless You Boys
5 days ago

Padres place Upton Jr. on bereavement list, recall Amarista

SAN DIEGO (AP) Outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. has been placed on the bereavement list by the San Diego Padres. The move was announced Friday. Manager Andy Green says the left fielder will miss the three games this weekend against the San Francisco Giants and will then likely rejoin the team Monday in St. Louis. His brother, Justin Upton, was placed on the bereavement list by the...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers put Justin Upton on bereavement list

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Tigers have put outfielder Justin Upton on the bereavement list and recalled outfielder Tyler Collins from Triple-A Toledo. The team announced the moves before Friday night's game against Kansas City. Manager Brad Ausmus said Upton was dealing with a loss in his family and that he needs to take as much time as he needs. Sunday would be the earliest he...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres' Justin Upton slams helmet, hits teammate

By Robert Judin. The San Diego Padres have not had a season to reflect the offseason they had before the 2015 season. After acquiring Matt Kemp, Will Myers, and Justin Upton to piece together a big-name outfield, the Padres’ 56-62 record is good enough to slot them into fourth place in the National League West. The Padres’ also picked up Upton’s older brother, Melvin Upton...
Via Gamedayr
August 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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