Angels designate Justin Upton for assignment

LA Times

ESPN has reported that the Los Angeles Angels have designated 34-year-old outfielder Justin Upton for assignment.

This is interesting news out of LA, where Upton is owed $28,000,000 this season from his original five-year, 106,000,000 contract signed with the team in 2017.

According to NBC, Upton is expected to clear waivers and become a free agent shortly.

Upton slashed .211/.296/.409 with 17 home runs, 41 RBI, 47 runs, and four steals across 362 plate appearances last season.


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