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JUSTIN UPTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

Tigers held to Upton's HR in loss to Rangers

Martin Perez overcame a two-run home run by Justin Upton in the first inning and helped pitch the Rangers to a 6-2 victory over the Tigers on Monday night at Globe Life Park. The win was the Rangers' fourth in five games and moved them to within three games in the American League Wild Card standings.
Via Tigers.com
2 days ago

Twins hit 3 homers but can't hold big lead

Justin Upton flung the ball into the air and the bat out of his hands as his second walk-off homer of the year lifted Detroit to a 12-11 win over Minnesota at Comerica Park on Saturday night. The home run was part of a six-run comeback Detroit compiled over the final three innings to stun the hot-hitting Twins.
Via Twins.com
4 days ago

Upton's walk-off HR caps big rally over Twins

Justin Upton flung the ball into the air and the bat out of his hands as his second walk-off homer of the year lifted Detroit to a 12-11 win over Minnesota at Comerica Park on Saturday night. The home run was part of a six-run comeback Detroit compiled over the final three innings to stun the hot-hitting Twins.
Via Tigers.com
4 days ago

Upton’s HR caps comeback for Tigers in 12-11 win over Twins

DETROIT (AP) — Justin Upton hit a two-run homer off Matt Belisle in the ninth inning, giving Detroit a 12-11 win over the Minnesota Twins on Saturday night after the Tigers wasted a five-run lead and then overcame a five-run deficit. Detroit had been 0-54 this year when trailing after eight innings and had lost six of seven but rallied to stop the Twins’ six-game winning streak...
Via MyNorthwest.com
4 days ago

Upton stays hot with aggressive approach

Despite a 5-2 loss to the Orioles Saturday night, the Tigers have still won six of their last eight games, and manager Brad Ausmus thinks that Justin Upton is the reason.
Via Tigers.com
11 days ago

Justin Upton says knee injury is 'nothing serious'

Justin Upton left the Detroit Tigers’ opener against the Chicago White Sox after injuring his left knee in the field, but he says it’s nothing serious.Upton hurt himself landing while making a catch in the bottom of the sixth inning on Tuesday. He ended up being removed for a pinch hitter in the top of the 7th. Upton has been termed day-to-day with a knee contusion, but he said...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 04, 2017  |  Discuss

5 MLB contract year players looking to cash in

The mythical contract year can be either a boon or a drag on an athlete. Some respond well, knowing that with a strong season, they can enter free agency as a hot commodity and really make a lot of money on the open market. Others feel the pressure and drag their value down as they struggle to handle it.While every player entering a contract year will be hoping to gain the attention...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 09, 2017  |  Discuss

The top 10 MLB left fielders headed into spring training 2017

While not having the proven depth of many other positions, there are still a number of dangerous bats that lineup in left field. All but one player that checks in on this top 10 list hit at least 20 home runs, and five connected for 30. That is a potent collection of power, especially considering that this is far from a one-trick pony position. It is also an area that is home to...
Via Yardbarker
February 28, 2017  |  Discuss

This Justin Upton Looks a Lot Like Old Justin Upton

As things stand today, September 2nd, there is a two-way tie between the Orioles and Tigers for the second Wild Card spot in the American League. The Orioles, whether due to the phenomenal exploits of their closer or their inability to convince projection systems of their success, have been the focus of much discussion. It strikes me, though, that the Tigers are flying a bit under...
Via Fangraphs
September 02, 2016  |  Discuss

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
July 19, 2016  |  Discuss
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