Marlins Slugger Dan Uggla a Fit for Atlanta Braves?

Posted: 26th December 2009 by Cameron Britt in MLB
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About a month ago, I would have completely dismissed any type of Dan Uggla to the Atlanta Braves rumors as just that, rumors. But, with the Braves still having a hole in left field (a position that many say Uggla could play)áand the Marlins seemingly eager to trade their arbitration-eligible second baseman,áyou have to at least think about it. Let's first examine what Uggla brings to the table. For his career, the soon-to-be 30-year-old is a .257 hitter and has slugged at least 27 home runs in each of his first four big league seasons. The right-handed Uggla has also managed an impressive career OPS of .826 and drew a very respectable 92 walks this past season (his walk totals have gradually increased in each of him MLB seasons). The Kentucky-native has also reached or exceeded 150 K's t ...

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