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Twitter rejoices as Justin Upton joins Kate Upton in Detroit

Sep 28, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Model Kate Upton leaves the stands after watching her boyfriend Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander (not pictured) pitch against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The Tigers defeat the Rangers 7-4. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports May 8, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; San Diego Padres outfielder Justin Upton against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. The Padres defeated the Diamondbacks 6-5. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Sep 28, 2015; Arlington, TX, USA; Model Kate Upton leaves the stands after watching her boyfriend Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Justin Verlander (not pictured) pitch against the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Park in Arlington. The Tigers defeat the Rangers 7-4. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports May 8, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; San Diego Padres outfielder Justin Upton against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field. The Padres defeated the Diamondbacks 6-5. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

When free-agent outfielder Justin Upton reached agreement with the Detroit Tigers on a six-year, $132.75 million contract on Monday, he officially became the first Upton on the club's roster. But in reality, Justin is the Motor City Kitties' second Upton (in chronology and importance), as supermodel Kate, boyfriend to Detroit ace Justin Verlander, has been a de facto Tiger for years.

Well, this on-field/off-field synergy of Upton's was certainly noticed by Tigers fans, and as news of the deal spread, they justifiably rejoiced on Twitter. Here's some of the best (so far):

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