Atlanta Braves Interested in Dan Uggla

Posted: 7th October 2009 by Gabriel Smith in MLB
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Dan Uggla, the big bat in the Marlins lineup, is bound to be dealt in theáoffseasonádue to his raise in salary via arbitration.á Dan Uggla is very valuable to a team as he can hit homers and drive in runs; for this reason, the Braves are in pursuit for his bat. The Braves need a big bat in their lineup since, this year, between their three and four hitters Chipper Jones and Brian McCann, they only hit 39 HR.á Dan Uggla has played very well at Turner Field, where he has hit 14 HR.á Because of his success at Turner Field, I believe he is a top candidate for the job in Atlanta. If the Braves do acquire Dan Uggla, I would expect Martin Prado and Kelly Johnson to be traded.á Martin Prado may still be kept in a utility role, but since his breakout season, I think he has a lot of trade valu ...

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