B.J. Upton

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Upton Homers, Howell Makes “Play of the Year” As Rays Win Fifth Straight

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays kept their wild card hopes alive with the help of J.P. Howell’s dog Rosie. The Rays relief pitcher gave credit to his Portuguese water dog Sunday […]

CBS Tampa–09/23/2012

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Upton Hits 3 Home Runs, Shields Stellar As Rays Beat Rangers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — B.J. Upton’s power display overshadowed a tremendous pitching performance by teammate James Shields. Upton hit three home runs, Shields threw a two-hitter and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Texas […]

CBS Tampa–09/09/2012

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Out At Home! Upton’s Throw and Molina’s Block Help Rays Hold Off Jays 5-4 in 9th

TORONTO (AP) — This time it was Tampa Bay’s turn to end the game with a defensive flourish. Matt Joyce homered and had three RBIs, Ryan Roberts also connected and the Rays beat the Toronto […]

CBS Tampa–09/01/2012

Tampa Bay Rays v Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Rays Rough Up Weaver in 12-3 Win Over Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — James Shields and the Tampa Bay Rays caught Jered Weaver on an off night. B.J. Upton and Ben Zobrist made the Los Angeles Angels’ ace pay for his mistakes. Upton went […]

CBS Tampa–08/18/2012

Tampa Bay Rays v Seattle Mariners

Rays Beat Mariners 4-1 For Seventh Straight

SEATTLE (AP) — Blake Beavan would only take one pitch back from Monday night’s loss. Not surprising since it left the park. B.J. Upton hit a two-run homer and Alex Cobb pitched seven strong innings […]

CBS Tampa–08/14/2012

Baltimore Orioles v Tampa Bay Rays

Upton Brothers Both Hit 100th Career Homer: Justin in Philly, B.J. in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — B.J. Upton and his brother can really share a pair of milestone moments. Upton joined elite company by hitting his 100th career homer and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the […]

CBS Tampa–08/04/2012

Seattle Mariners  v Tampa Bay Rays

Rays Beat Mariners 4-3 in 14 Innings On Zobrist Double

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners generated little offense in the extra innings and it eventually cost them. Ben Zobrist snapped a 14th-inning tie with an RBI double and B.J. Upton homered and […]

CBS Tampa–07/21/2012

Toronto Blue Jays v Tampa Bay Rays

Upton’s Walk-Off Double Lifts Rays Over Jays 5-4 in 11th

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — B.J. Upton helped the Tampa Bay Rays continue their home dominance over Toronto. Upton hit an RBI double in the 11th inning and Tampa Bay beat the Blue Jays 5-4 […]

CBS Tampa–05/24/2012


Upton Struggles In Return, Rays Lose to Twins

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — B.J. Upton knew his return from a back injury could be tough, and it was. Josh Willingham extended his season-opening hitting streak to 14 games with a go-ahead three-run double […]

CBS Tampa–04/21/2012

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Rays Claim Brandon Allen Off Waivers

The Tampa Bay Rays have claimed outfielder/first baseman Brandon Allen off waivers after he was designated for assignment Thursday to make room for first baseman Daric Barton. Allen, who was the A’s opening day first […]



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