Upton signs with Giants
SAN FRANCISCO— Melvin Upton Jr. signed a minor league deal with the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday and the veteran outfielder is working out at extended spring training in Arizona. The deal had been in the works and Upton needed a physical to finalize the contract. It’s unclear yet what role Upton might have and when he could join the Giants to offer some depth in the outfield. Upton, 32, was released by the Blue Jays on April 2, after coming to Toronto in a trade last season.