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JUSTIN UPTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

VIDEO: Justin Upton knocks it close at the 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale’s Stadium

Twitter Justin Upton did the golf equivalent of lining a double off the center field wall Wednesday at the 16th hole at the Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale’s Stadium Course.  Known for being the rowdiest hole in all of professional golf, Upton gave the people what they wanted in the pre-tournament Pro-Am. I smell an Oakland Hills or Detroit Golf Club membership in his future...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Free-spending Tigers officially add Justin Upton to their lineup

DETROIT -- The Detroit Tigers have finalized their six-year, $132.75 million contract with free-agent outfielder Justin Upton.The Tigers introduced Upton at a news conference Wednesday. The 28-year-old gives Detroit another powerful bat in the middle of the lineup and fills a need in left field after Detroit dealt slugger Yoenis Cespedes at the deadline last year.It was another big...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers introduce Justin Upton after announcing deal

DETROIT (AP) The Detroit Tigers have finalized their $132.75 million, six-year contract with free-agent outfielder Justin Upton. The Tigers introduced Upton at a news conference Wednesday. The 28-year-old gives Detroit another powerful bat in the middle of the lineup and fills a need in left field after Detroit dealt slugger Yoenis Cespedes at the deadline last year. It was another...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Tigers Sign Justin Upton To Six-Year, $132 Million Deal

According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports, the Detroit Tigers and free agent outfielder Justin Upton are in agreement on a six-year, $132 million deal pending a physical. The deal also includes an opt-out clause after the second year, so Upton could potentially hit the free agent market again before his age 30 season. Upton, 28, spent the first six years of his career in...
Via Mets Merized Online
24 days ago  |  Discuss

AP Source: Tigers reach 6-year deal with Justin Upton

DETROIT (AP) A person with knowledge of the deal says the Detroit Tigers have agreed to a $132.75 million, six-year contract with free-agent outfielder Justin Upton. The person spoke Monday night on condition of anonymity because the agreement had not been announced. The deal is pending a physical, and Upton can opt out after two seasons. The 28-year-old Upton gives the Tigers...
Via Associated Press
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Upton signs with Tigers for $133 million

The Detroit Tigers are adding even more beef to an already big-hitting lineup. The Tigers signed free agent outfielder Justin Upton to a six-year, $132.75 million deal, according to reports. FOX’s Ken Rosenthal says the contract includes an opt out for Upton after his second year. Upton, 28, was hanging out on the free agent market with interest from many teams, but there was...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Tigers Close to Signing Justin Upton

All winter, it’s been pretty clear that the Tigers needed another outfielder, and with an apparently soft market for Yoenis Cespedes and Justin Upton, it seemed perfectly logical for the Tigers to jump in and make a play for one of the better remaining players on the market. After all, this is a win-now team that threw $110 million at a good-not-great starter at the start of the...
Via Fangraphs
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies Must-Reads: Should Phillies Overpay For Justin Upton?

Embed from Getty Images Hey, so I write here now. For those of you who know me from my previous stop, I'm glad you're still reading my work. For those of you who are reading me for the first time, I hope that this will be the first of many....
Via Philliedelphia
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Orioles make contract offer to Yoenis Cespedes

The Baltimore Orioles may be losing patience with Chris Davis and are prepared to move forward with alternate plans. To that end, they reportedly have made a contract offer to free agent outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. MASN’s Roch Kubatko shared the news on Thursday and says the Orioles prefer Cespedes to fellow free agent outfielder Justin Upton. Per industry source, #orioles have...
Via Larry Brown Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco's secret home-field advantage

ATT Park, from behind home plate, at game time for a night game. Justin Upton has hit the ground running in San Diego. His power stats have not suffered as much as you might expect, at least, as his isolated slugging (.194) and home runs per fly ball (16.7%) are right in line with career […]
Via Fangraphs
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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