Upton & 3+ homer games

by Bill Chuck on September 10, 2012

B.J. Upton hit three home runs and James Shields threw a two-hitter as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Texas Rangers, 6-0. Upton hit solo homers in the 1st, 4th and 6th innings as he joined Evan Longoria and Jonny Gomes as the only Tampa Bay players with three-homer games.

Rk Player Date Opp Rslt
1 B.J. Upton 2012-09-09 TEX W 6-0
2 Evan Longoria 2008-09-18 MIN L 8-11
3 Jonny Gomes 2005-07-30 KCR W 7-3
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used Generated 9/10/2012.

Upton is the 10th player this season with at least three homers in a game:

Rk Player Date Tm Opp Rslt AB HR
1 B.J. Upton 2012-09-09 TBR TEX W 6-0 5 3
2 Chris Davis 2012-08-24 BAL TOR W 6-4 4 3
3 Adrian Beltre 2012-08-22 TEX BAL W 12-3 5 3
4 Ike Davis 2012-07-28 NYM ARI L 3-6 4 3
5 Jason Kubel 2012-07-21 ARI HOU W 12-3 5 3
6 Carlos Gonzalez 2012-05-30 COL HOU W 13-5 5 3
7 Joey Votto 2012-05-13 CIN WSN W 9-6 5 3
8 Josh Hamilton 2012-05-08 TEX BAL W 10-3 5 4
9 Ryan Braun 2012-04-30 MIL SDP W 8-3 5 3
10 Curtis Granderson 2012-04-19 NYY MIN W 7-6 5 3
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used Generated 9/10/2012.
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