|Bats / Throws||Right / Right|
|Date of Birth||8/25/1987|
|Height, Weight||6'2", 205 lbs|
|Drafted||2005 - Rd 1|
Upton went 2-for-3 with a double, a walk and two RBI in Monday's loss to the Rangers.
Upton delivered the first run of the game with a double in the first inning and singled to drive home another run in the second. Though he is hitting only .234 in August, the 31-year-old has been a constant source of run production, ranking sixth in baseball with 19 RBI this month.
Upton went 1-for-3 with a solo home run and a walk in Saturday's 6-5 win over the White Sox.
Upton's third-inning blast to center field off White Sox starter Hector Santiago cut the deficit to 5-2 at the time. It's Upton's third homer in August and his ninth of the year. The left fielder has added 29 RBI and 26 runs scored while hitting .215/.313/.430 in 43 games this season, his worst line since his rookie year in 2007.
Upton went 1-for-3 with a home run, four RBI and another run scored in Thursday's 8-7 win over the White Sox.
Upton launched a three-run homer in the sixth inning off reliever Josh Osich to extend the Angels' lead to 8-2. Through 41 games this season, Upton is batting just .215/.304/.417 with eight home runs, though he does seem to be trending in the right direction as of late.
Upton is not in Wednesday's lineup against the Pirates.
Upton will ride the bench Wednesday as he carries a batting average of .213 with a strikeout rate of 31.1 percent this season. Brain Goodwin is starting in left field, leading off.
Upton is not in Sunday's lineup against the Red Sox.
Upton is hitting just .175 with four home runs, one steal and a 35.4 percent strikeout rate in 80 at-bats since the All-Star break. Brian Goodwin starts in left field and will lead off.