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DAN UGGLA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Dan Uggla Hot Tubbing With the Wife in Florida

Potential Nationals second baseman Dan Uggla hasn’t been productive since 2012, but don’t feel too bad for the guy. He’s raked in $62 million-plus in his career, has massive biceps,  and has his wife, Janette, to come home to. However, he still might have a little gas left in the tank. According to the Boston Globe, Uggla played through an undetected concussion, which might...
Via Busted Coverage
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Nats have NL East Champions banners hanging off the foul poles at Space Coast Stadium again

Good morning from #Nats camp! #SpringTraining pic.twitter.com/PTvgz4kza7 — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) February 24, 2015 In case you've forgotten, the Washington Nationals would like to remind you that they won the NL East in 2014. And so, just like the Spring of 2013, the Nats have their "NL East Champions" banners hanging off the foul poles again at Space Coast...
Via Nationals Enquirer
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Uggla in a Nats uniform is just all kinds of wrong

New #Nats infielder Dan Uggla talks hitting with the one and only Rick Schu. pic.twitter.com/YLzSCpcCYY — Washington Nationals (@Nationals) February 22, 2015 When you've been goofing on/despising Dan Uggla for years (one example), the last thing in the world you'd expect is to be required to begin rooting for Dan Uggla to succeed. And so, Dan Uggla has arrived early to...
Via Nationals Enquirer
6 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...
Via isportsweb.com
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Tommy La Stella and the End of the Dan Uggla Era

Going into the 2011 season, the Atlanta Braves made a mistake that they would soon realize they were stuck with–they signed Dan Uggla to a 5 year, $62 million contract. At the end of the 2012 season, it didn’t seem like this would be a terrible move. Uggla had just put up a 4.0 WARP season and looked to continue the following four years at the traditional -0.5 WAR per season...
Via Batting Leadoff
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Atlanta Braves: Has Dan Uggla been benched?

The Atlanta Braves generally have consistent fielding, but one spot that is seen as a hole in their defense is second base. For a long time, Dan Uggla started at second, but for the past couple years he has been slipping both offensively and defensively. Despite efforts to improve Uggla’s hitting, such as laser eye surgery and being more conservative when swinging the bat, Uggla...
Via isportsweb.com
May 15, 2014  |  1 Comment

Braves will continue benching Dan Uggla

getty images Last year the Atlanta Braves took Dan Uggla off their roster for the National League Division Series. Unable to find a trade the Braves were left with Uggla to start the season. Things have not improved for Uggla at the plate and now the Brave have grown restless. That likely means more bench time for the 34-year-old who is owed roughly $24 million over the next two...
Via Tireball.com
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Dan Uggla: Atlanta Braves’ hottest mistake

Atlanta Braves’ second baseman, Dan Uggla, may look great in his tight-fitting uniform, but most would argue that he doesn’t fit so well on the baseball diamond. Uggla stands on a five-year contract and has two seasons remaining.  While the Braves tried their best to hand him off to another team this offseason, they had no takers. At this point, for another organization to pick...
Via isportsweb.com
January 24, 2014  |  2 Comments
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