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Grand Rapids Press Aug 20, 2016
Tigers lineup: Justin Upton back after 3-day break

Tigers lineup: Justin Upton back after 3-day break

Upton hasnt started since Tuesday, although he was forced to enter the game off the bench on Wednesday and Thursday. DETROIT -- Justin Upton, who was given a three-day break in the midst of a protracted slump, is back in the Detroit Tigers lineup on Saturday. Upton hasn't started since Tuesday, although he was forced to enter the game off the bench on Wednesday and Thursday. Upton is 1-for-31 in his last eight games, with nine strikeouts and three doubles plays during that span. Over the last 14 games, he's 5-for-50 with 15 strikeouts and five double...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 19, 2016
Tigers lineup: Tyler Collins back in lineup, Justin Upton out for 3rd day

Tigers lineup: Tyler Collins back in lineup, Justin Upton out for 3rd day

Collins was hit by a pitch on Wednesday but was well enough to pinch-run and play defense late in Thursdays game. DETROIT -- Tyler Collins is back in the Detroit Tigers starting lineup Friday after missing only one game with a right knee contusion. Collins was hit by a pitch on Wednesday but was well enough to pinch-run and play defense late in Thursday's game. Justin Upton is out of the lineup for the third day in a row, part of a planned extended break meant to jolt him out of his slump. Upton has been forced into the game as a defensive replacement and...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 18, 2016
Tigers lineup: Justin Upton getting 3 days off to 'hit reset button'

Tigers lineup: Justin Upton getting 3 days off to 'hit reset button'

Upton is 1-for-31 in his last eight games, with nine strikeouts and three doubles plays during that span. DETROIT -- Justin Upton is out of the Detroit Tigers lineup again on Thursday, the second of three planned off-days, manager Brad Ausmus said. Upton was forced to enter the game as a defensive replacement Wednesday after Tyler Collins was injured, but Ausmus said the initial plan was to give him three consecutive days to clear his head and "hit the reset button." Upton is 1-for-31 in his last eight games, with nine strikeouts and three doubles plays...
Grand Rapids Press Aug 17, 2016
Tigers lineup: Miguel Cabrera returns, Justin Upton getting day off

Tigers lineup: Miguel Cabrera returns, Justin Upton getting day off

Newly acquired shortstop Erick Aybar will start and bat second. DETROIT -- Miguel Cabrera is back in the starting lineup for the Detroit Tigers for the series finale against the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. The Tigers are also giving left fielder Justin Upton a day off as he tries to shake off a two-week slump. Upton is 1-for-30 in his last seven games, with eight strikeouts and three doubles plays during that span. Over the last 13 games, he's 5-for-49 with 14 strikeouts and five double plays.  "He's out of sync mechanically," Tigers manager Brad Ausmus...
Toronto Sun Jul 26, 2016
Blue Jays agree to Melvin Upton Jr. trade with Padres

Blue Jays agree to Melvin Upton Jr. trade with Padres

The Blue Jays reportedly have agreed to acquire outfielder Melvin Upton Jr. from the San Diego Padres.

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