11:20 AM EDT, Sat July 04, 2015

Lineups: Melvin Upton Jr. leading off

Interim manager Pat Murphy fills out his first lineup card for Padres.
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Melvin Upton Jr. will join Padres tomorrow

Two months after being acquired in a surprise last-minute off season trade, the former Tampa Bay Rays and Atlanta Braves OF will join the Padres on the big league roster. The elder Upton brother might be a bit of a forgotten name on the Padres roster, but that won't last for much longer. The Padres acquired Melvin Upton Jr. (previously known as B.J. Upton) the day before the 2015 season, along with Craig Kimbrel, when the Padres sent Carlos Quentin, Cameron Maybin, Matt Wisler and a competitive balance pick to the Braves. Melvin when straight to the DL due a foot problem (called...

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