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Giants News: Dan Uggla rejects demotion

The San Francisco Giants acquired former All-Star second baseman Dan Uggla on July 21st and signed him to a minor league deal. A clause in his contract mandated that he would be a free agent by August 1st if he were not called up to the major league club. However, thanks to a cluster of injuries, Uggla was called up to the club on July 25th. In four games with the team, he went...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
27 days ago  |  1 Comment

Dan Uggla declines to go to Triple-A

Dan Uggla‘s stint with the San Francisco Giants is officially over as Alex Pavlovic of the Mercury News notes that the veteran second baseman won’t be reporting to Triple-A Fresno. Dan Uggla declined to go to Triple-A after getting DFA’d (his right as a veteran). Hard to see him back w/ Giants at any point. […]
Via On-Base Talk
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Uggla Rejects AAA Assignment from Giants

Two and a half weeks ago, the Braves released perpetually struggling second basemen, Dan Uggla. Two weeks ago, the Giants signed Uggla to a minor league contract. Four days ago, Uggla was designated for assignment. Today, Dan Uggla rejected a AAA assignment from the Giants, effectively making him a free agent again. This, undoubtedly, has been the most exciting three weeks of baseball...
Via Off Base Percentage
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Uggla Botches Easy Play, Lets Grounder Go Through His Legs (GIF)

It’s been one rough year for San Francisco Giants second baseman Dan Uggla. Uggla started the year with the Atlanta Braves, where he hit just .162 with a .241 on-base percentage. Atlanta released him after 48 horrendous games. The Giants took a chance on the struggling Uggla last Monday when they signed him to a minor league deal. After starting second baseman Marco Scutaro...
Via NESN.com
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants’ trade rumors: Jimmy Rollins edition

With the recent signing of Dan Uggla and the return of Marco Scutaro, the San Francisco Giants may have addressed their deficiency at second base but the struggles of shortstop Brandon Crawford may make the team look at upgrading the other middle infield position prior to the July 31 trade deadline. Crawford managed to keep his head above water hitting .253 in the first four months...
Via isportsweb.com
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Dan Uggla Signs Minor League Deal With San Francisco Giants

Second baseman Dan Uggla appears to have a new home. Uggla has signed a minor league deal with the San Francisco Giants, multiple outlets reported Monday. The three-time National League All-Star started the 2014 season with the Atlanta Braves but was cut by the team him after an abysmal start to the year. Uggla put up a slash line of just .162/.241/.231 in 145 plate appearances...
Via NESN.com
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Braves Release Dan Uggla With $18 Million Owed

The Atlanta Braves finally decided to cut the cord with Dan Uggla and released the struggling second baseman requesting unconditional release waivers on a former starter still guaranteed over $18 million for the remainder of this year and next. The Braves have tried for the better part of a year to trade Uggla without success and made the decision to release him. “We’ve been...
Via Baseball News Source
July 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Atlanta Braves officially release Dan Uggla

The Atlanta Braves finally made a move on Friday that most baseball fans saw coming for months now, releasing struggling second baseman Dan Uggla. Uggla was in the midst of a season that saw the thirty-four-year-old hit just two home runs (both coming in the same game) and post a .162 batting average in 48 games this season. The decision seemed to be in the works in the Atlanta...
Via isportsweb.com
July 18, 2014  |  2 Comments

Report: Braves suspend Dan Uggla after he's late to game

getty images The Atlanta Braves have suspended second baseman Dan Uggla for one game without pay. That is just over $80,000 for those doing the math at home. Uggla’s suspension comes after he was extremely tardy. The Braves have not been using Uggla much as he has just 18 trips to the plate since the end of May. The veteran second baseman is hitting just .162/.241/.331 on the...
Via Tireball.com
July 13, 2014  |  1 Comment

Atlanta Braves news: Days dwindling down for Dan Uggla?

The Atlanta Braves shook off what was a rough stretch of games a week ago by piecing together a three-game winning streak with victories over the St. Louis Cardinals and the Milwaukee Brewers over the last three days. The resurgence in offense came as a relief for players and fans alike, but it is interesting to consider the fact that second baseman Dan Uggla has been almost completely...
Via isportsweb.com
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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