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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...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Peavy, Uggla are low risk

Firstly, if you haven't read my piece about Mike Krukow. Please do so here. Now onto other stuff. I wasn't very happy about the Dan Uggla addition. I felt like it reeked of desperation and that he wasn't much of an upgrade over Brandon Hicks or Adrianza. Maybe it's true. Maybe he won't find any semblance of his long lost stroke, and he'll strike his way out...
Via The Dodgerhater
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Agonizing Decline of Dan Uggla

Alright, I'm going to ask you all a question, and you know what? It's okay to be perfectly honest with me and yourself: Do you remember when second baseman Dan Uggla was productive? There's no need to strain yourselves; to be fair, it's been a while. Late last week, the Atlanta Braves cut their losses and gave him his outr​ight release. Before the 2011 season...
Via The Sports Post
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The Dan Uggla Experiment Begins Now

Tonight the San Francisco Giants will officially begin the Dan Uggla Experiment. Unofficially, this expierment started exactly a week ago, with the following tweet from the Atlanta Braves. “The Braves have released 2B Dan Uggla. A corresponding roster move will be made prior to tonight’s game.” That tweet went live, and the instant that I – and likely every other Giants...

Giants News: San Francisco calls up Dan Uggla, Tony Abreu

The San Francisco Giants finally made some roster moves today after suffering a few more injuries and continued bad news on the injuries they already had. Sports Rumor Alert previously reported the Dan Uggla signing on July 21, and he is now on the Giants' roster and in the lineup for the first game of the series with the LA Dodgers.Second base shakeup: Giants purchase contract...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
3 days ago  |  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...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco Giants sign Braves castoff Dan Uggla

Dan Uggla didn’t have to wait long to get a new job after the Atlanta Braves released him on Friday. The 34-year-old veteran signed a minor league deal with the San Francisco Giants on Monday and the team assigned him to Triple-A Fresno. Some believed that Uggla was done at least for this season after his behavior and performance with the Braves deteriorated to the point that they...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
8 days ago  |  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...
8 days ago  |  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...
11 days ago  |  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...
16 days ago  |  1 Comment
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