Upton is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Dodgers, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.
The Angels are resting several players after getting officially eliminated from postseason contention Saturday. Taylor Ward will be the left fielder in his absence.
Upton went 1-for-4 with a solo home run during Friday's loss to the Dodgers.
Upton extended the Angels' lead with a solo shot against Clayton Kershaw in the fourth inning. It was the ninth long ball of the year for the 33-year-old, who is hitting .208/.294/.431 overall.
Upton went 2-for-4 with a solo home run in a win over San Diego on Wednesday.
The veteran hit one of three third-inning homers by the Angels, smoking a 430-foot shot to left field. Upton got off to a slow start this season but has picked up the pace in September, slashing .300/.391/.567 with four homers and 11 RBI.
Upton (head) is starting in left field and batting sixth Sunday against the Rangers, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
The veteran outfielder was hit in the helmet by a pitch Friday and took Saturday off, but he'll rejoin the starting nine for Sunday's contest. Upton has rebounded in September with a .326/.404/.587 slash line, three homers and 10 RBI through 13 games.
Upton (head) isn't starting Saturday against the Rangers.
Upton was hit by a pitch on his helmet Friday, and he'll remain out for Saturday's tilt. Taylor Ward will take his place in left field.
Upton (head) is "doing fine" after leaving Friday's game against the Rangers, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
Manager Joe Maddon said that Upton will undergo further tests Saturday to determine the extent of his injury, but he said that he's doing fine. Upton was shaken up after being hit by a pitch on his helmet, but he was able to exit the field under his own power.
Upton was removed from Friday's game against the Rangers after being hit in the head by a pitch in the bottom of the seventh inning, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
Upton was hit on the helmet in the seventh inning and was able to get up and walk off the field under his own power. Jo Adell entered the game to replace him as a pinch runner. Upton should be considered day-to-day until more information is known about the injury.
Upton went 2-for-3 with a home run, an additional run scored and a walk in Wednesday's loss against the Diamondbacks.
Upton has been struggling all season long and is only hitting .210 with a .703 OPS, but the power numbers have been decent -- he has gone yard seven times, with four of the homers coming since Aug. 31. Upton has also hit safely in four of the Angels' last five contests, so he might be turning things around down the stretch. He has recorded at least one hit in all but two games this month.
Upton went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in a loss to the Diamondbacks on Tuesday.
Upton played a key role in the Angels' five-run fifth inning, slamming a homer to left field to plate a pair of runs. The long ball extended a recent run of success for the veteran, who has bounced back from a slow start to the campaign by going 16-for-45 (.356) with three homers and 12 RBI in 13 games since Aug. 28.
Upton (hand) went 1-for-4 with an RBI single in Friday's 8-4 loss to the Rockies.
Upton's RBI single came in the first inning, giving the Angels a 2-0 lead at the time. He exited the game in the eighth inning as Jo Adell came on as a defensive replacement in right field and Taylor Ward shifted to left field. Upton has hit safely in eight of the last 10 games, going 13-for-32 (.406) with two homers, 10 RBI and eight runs scored in that span.
Upton (hand) is starting in left field and batting fifth Friday against the Rockies.
The 33-year-old hasn't seen the field since exiting Tuesday's contest after being hit by a pitch on the left hand, but he'll rejoin the starting nine Friday. Upton is 12-for-28 with two homers, three doubles and nine RBI over the past nine games and will look to pick up where he left off.
Upton (hand) is not in Thursday's lineup against the Rangers.
He will miss his second game in a row after getting hit on the hand by a pitch in Tuesday's game. X-rays were negative, so he remains day-to-day. Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times reports that he could be available as a pinch hitter. Taylor Ward will get the start in left field in his place.
Upton (hand) is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Rangers, Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com reports.
Upton sustained a bruised left hand after being hit by a pitch twice Tuesday, and he'll miss at least one game as a result. Matt Thaiss receives the start in left field Wednesday for the Halos.
Upton was diagnosed with a left hand contusion after X-rays came back negative Tuesday.
The 33-year-old was hit on the left hand by two pitches Tuesday and exited the contest, but he avoided sustaining a fracture. Upton should be considered day-to-day until he's able to rejoin the lineup.
Upton was hit by two pitches on the left wrist and exited Tuesday's game against the Rangers, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
The veteran outfielder was hit by pitches in about the same spot in both his plate appearances before exiting Tuesday's contest. Upton should be considered day-to-day until more is known on the injury.
Upton went 3-for-4 with two doubles, a home run, two runs scored and three RBI during a 10-9 win over the Astros in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader.
He was also productive in the nightcap, going 1-for-4 with two runs. Upton's had an awful year so far, but he's showing signs of life at the plate. Over his last nine games, he's hitting .387 (12-for-31) with three homers and eight RBI.
Upton will be on the bench Friday against the Angels, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports.
Upton has started the majority of the Angels' games this year but doesn't have anything close to a true everyday role, as he's sat for 14 of the team's 39 contests thus far. He's hitting just .159/.235/.307 on the season, so the struggling Angels could turn to younger players more frequently in the future. One of those younger options, Franklin Barreto, starts in left field Friday.
Upton went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in the 2-1 loss to the Mariners on Monday.
Marco Gonzales tossed a complete game, with Upton's solo homer being the only blood the Halos drew off the southpaw. After a terrible beginning to his campaign, Upton has been more productive of late, going 5-for-16 with three extra-base hits and four RBI over his last four games.
Upton went 3-for-4 with a double and an RBI in Friday's win over the Mariners.
Upton recorded his first multi-hit game of the season, but 2020 has been a massive struggle for the veteran outfielder -- he had recorded just seven hits in 71 at-bats prior to this game. He's only hitting a meager .133, but perhaps this three-hit performance could be the confidence booster he needs going forward. He won't be much of a factor across most formats unless he finds a way to show more consistency at the plate, though.
Upton went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Monday's 11-4 loss to the Astros.
Upton went deep off Astros starter Framber Valdez in the fourth inning. It was the third homer of the year for Upton. The left fielder had appeared in just five of the Angels' last 13 games, and entered the contest in a 1-for-18 slump over that span. He's hitting just .103 with eight RBI and five runs scored in 20 games this season. Due to Upton's poor hitting, Brian Goodwin has seen most of the recent playing time in left field.
|Last 7 Games|
|09/27||@ LAD||L 0-5||3||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|09/25||@ LAD||L 5-9||4||1||1||1||1||0||0|
|09/23||@ SD||W 5-2||4||1||2||1||1||0||0|
|09/22||@ SD||W 4-2||5||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|09/21||vs TEX||W 8-5||1||1||0||0||0||2||0|
|09/20||vs TEX||L 2-7||4||1||1||0||0||0||0|
|09/18||vs TEX||W 6-2||3||1||1||0||0||0||0|
|Minor League Batting Stats|
|2019||AFA-Inland Empire 66ers||6||21||7||7||1||0||2||6||4||5||0||0||.333||.440||.667|