Tigers Send Upton To California
The Detroit Tigers making a big trade with the LA Angels.
Slugger Justin Upton on his way to the California.
The Angels picking up the 30-year-old for the playoff drive as the Tigers send him out for right-handed pitching prospect Grayson Long and a player to be named later.
Upton is batting .279 with 28 homers and 94 RBIs.
He's an immediate upgrade in left field for the Angels.
The four-time All-Star has a deal that includes four more seasons at the same salary, but he can opt out after the World Series and become a free agent.