MLB: Arizona 7, San Francisco 6

PHOENIX, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Home runs by Justin Upton and David Eckstein helped Arizona build a four-run lead Wednesday and the Diamondbacks held on to defeat San Francisco 7-6.

MLB: Arizona 3, San Francisco 1

PHOENIX, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- Arizona bested San Francisco Monday 3-1, with Adam Dunn hitting the go-ahead, two-run home run in the eighth inning.

MLB: Cincinnati 2, Arizona 1 (10 innings)

PHOENIX, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Corey Patterson's 10th-inning solo homer Sunday gave the Cincinnati Reds a 2-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks.

MLB: Arizona 3, San Diego 2

PHOENIX, July 6 (UPI) -- Arizona's Randy Johnson held San Diego to a run and three hits over 6 1/3 innings Sunday and the Diamondbacks edged the Padres 3-2.

MLB: Arizona 6, Milwaukee 3

PHOENIX, July 1 (UPI) -- Mark Reynolds homered and drove in three runs Monday, propelling the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 6-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers.

MLB: Arizona 4, Washington 0

PHOENIX, May 31 (UPI) -- Brandon Webb pitched a complete-game six-hit shutout Saturday when the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Washington 4-0 to snap a five-game losing streak.

MLB: Arizona 4, Detroit 3

PHOENIX, May 17 (UPI) -- Augie Ojeda finished off a three-run seventh inning by scoring on a throwing error Friday, rallying the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-3 win over Detroit.

MLB: Arizona 8, Colorado 5

PHOENIX, May 16 (UPI) -- Brandon Webb tied a franchise record by winning his ninth straight start Thursday, carrying the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 8-5 victory over Colorado.

MLB: Arizona 10, N.Y. Mets 4

PHOENIX, May 3 (UPI) -- Augie Ojeda drove in a career-high six runs Saturday, helping the Arizona Diamondbacks trounce the New York Mets 10-4.

MLB: Arizona 6, LA Dodgers 4

LOS ANGELES, April 25 (UPI) -- Chris Young scored the go-ahead run on a wild pitch in the fifth inning Thursday and the Arizona Diamondbacks went on to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4.

MLB: LA Dodgers 8, Arizona 3

LOS ANGELES, April 24 (UPI) -- James Loney and Chin-Lung Hu drove in two runs each Wednesday and the Los Angeles Dodgers fought off Arizona 8-3.

MLB: Arizona 9, San Diego 0

PHOENIX, April 19 (UPI) -- Chris Snyder climaxed a six-run first inning with a three-run double off Greg Maddux Friday and the Arizona Diamondbacks sailed to a 9-0 win over San Diego.

MLB: Arizona 8, Colorado 2

PHOENIX, April 12 (UPI) -- Eric Byrnes, Orlando Hudson and Justin Upton all hit two-run homers Friday, lifting the Arizona Diamondbacks to an 8-2 win over Colorado.

MLB: Arizona 4, LA Dodgers 3

PHOENIX, April 9 (UPI) -- Eric Byrnes' two-run single in the bottom of the sixth inning Wednesday boosted the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 4-3 victory against the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB: Arizona 9, LA Dodgers 3

PHOENIX, April 8 (UPI) -- Mark Reynolds hit two home runs Monday in a four-homer attack the Arizona Diamondbacks used to blitz the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-3.
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Justin Upton
Arizona Diamondbacks rightfielder Justin Upton misplays a ball off the bat of St. Louis Cardinals Cesar Izturis in the fourth inning at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on September 25, 2008. The hit resulted in a RBI triple. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)

Justin Irvin Upton (born August 25, 1987 in Norfolk, Virginia) is an American Major League Baseball right fielder for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He was selected first overall by the Diamondbacks in the 2005 Major League Baseball Draft. Justin is considered a 5 tool player, acknowledged for having hitting prowess as well as solid fielding capabilities. Justin and his brother B.J. of the Tampa Bay Rays are the only brothers in Major League Baseball to ever be selected in the number one and two slots of a first round draft.

He was previously an all-district shortstop for Great Bridge High School in Chesapeake, Virginia, and was awarded the AFLAC National High School Player of the Year Award. He is also the brother of Tampa Bay Rays center fielder B.J. Upton, who was taken at the number two pick in the 2002 draft.

In his first professional season he played for Class-A South Bend Silver Hawks. He began 2007 with the Class-A Advanced Visalia Oaks, but was promoted to the AA Mobile BayBears after hitting .341 with 5 home runs for the Oaks in April.

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