LF - LAA
The 14-year veteran outfielder blasted a solo shot off of Clayton Kershaw to left field to begin the fourth inning in an eventual loss to the rival Dodgers. Upton finished 1-for-4 and struck out in his other three at-bats.
With only two games left in the season, Upton is hitting just .208/.431/.725 in what has been a rough year for himself and the Angels but the nine home runs are a small silver lining to his season and fantasy value.
Angels outfielder Justin Upton launched his eighth homer of the year on Wednesday, going back-to-back with Shohei Ohtani with a second-deck solo shot to left field in the second inning. Upton added a single and finished the day 2-for-4 with one run and one RBI.
The 33-year-old veteran outfielder has had a disappointing season for the Halos, slashing just .207/.414/.710, but the eight long balls prove that he still has some power left in his bat in his 14th MLB season.
Angels outfielder Justin Upton hit his seventh home run of the year on Wednesday night, connecting for a solo shot off of Taylor Clark in the sixth inning. Upton finished the night 2-for-3 with two runs and one RBI.
Upton has now homered in back-to-back games and got his batting average back above the Mendoza line tonight (.210) with a pair of hits.
Justin Upton hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning off of Madison Bumgarner on Tuesday night, his sixth homer of the year. Upton finished the night 1-for-4 with 2 RBI.
Even with tonight’s home run, Upton is currently sitting on a career-worst .198 AVG with an egregious .656 OPS. Similar to his Angels teammate Albert Pujols, the former fantasy baseball superstar has become an afterthought in fantasy leagues this season.