|Dec. 26 12:24 PM PT1:24 PM MT2:24 PM CT3:24 PM ET15:24 ET20:24 GMT4:24 1:24 PM MST3:24 PM EST3:54 PM VEN0:24 UAE (+1)2:24 PM CT-The Washington Nationals have agreed to terms with veteran second baseman Dan Uggla for a minor league deal with an invitation to major league spring training. The Nationals announced the move Friday.
Analysis: Uggla played in only four games with the San Francisco Giants this year after being cut by the Atlanta Braves after the All-Star break. The Braves still owe him $13 million for 2015. The 34-year-old Uggla finished the year batting .194 with two homers and 10 RBIs.
|Aug. 1 4:02 PM PT5:02 PM MT6:02 PM CT7:02 PM ET19:02 ET23:02 GMT7:02 4:02 PM MST6:02 PM EST6:32 PM VEN3:02 UAE (+1)6:02 PM CT-The San Francisco Giants have designated Uggla and outfielder Tyler Colvin for assignment after losing five of six on a horrid homestand.
Analysis: Uggla was signed by San Francisco on July 21 after being cut by Atlanta. The three-time All-Star was called up from Triple-A Fresno when Marco Scutaro went on the disabled list July 25 with a lower back strain. In four games, Uggla was 0 for 11 with six strikeouts, and he made three errors.
|July 25 3:45 PM PT4:45 PM MT5:45 PM CT6:45 PM ET18:45 ET22:45 GMT6:45 3:45 PM MST5:45 PM EST6:15 PM VEN2:45 UAE (+1)5:45 PM CT-The San Francisco Giants have purchased the contract of second baseman Dan Uggla from Triple A-Fresno and put him in the starting lineup for the opener of a three-game series against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Analysis: Uggla was playing second and batting seventh. He was released last week by Atlanta after hitting just .162 and losing his starting job. San Francisco signed him to a minor league deal Monday.
|July 21 7:21 PM PT8:21 PM MT9:21 PM CT10:21 PM ET22:21 ET2:21 GMT10:21 7:21 PM MST9:21 PM EST9:51 PM VEN6:21 UAE (+1)9:21 PM CT-The San Francisco Giants have signed Uggla to a minor league contract. Uggla was released last Friday by the Braves after hitting just .162 and losing his starting job.
Analysis: The Giants haven't had much production from their second basemen this season. They're hoping a change in scenery helps Uggla.
|July 13 10:20 AM PT11:20 AM MT12:20 PM CT1:20 PM ET13:20 ET17:20 GMT1:20 10:20 AM MST12:20 PM EST12:50 PM VEN21:20 UAE12:20 PM CT-Uggla's frustrating, four-year tenure with the Braves ended Friday when the team requested unconditional release waivers on a former starter still guaranteed over $18 million for the remainder of this year and next.
Analysis: In his fourth season with the Braves, the 34-year-old Uggla was batting .162 with two home runs and 10 RBIs in 48 games and 130 at-bats. He had a 33-game hitting streak in 2011, the franchise's second-longest, but also struck out 495 times in 451 games over the last three years. Uggla was benched permanently on May 28 when the Braves purchased the contract of second baseman Tommy La Stella from Triple-A Gwinnett.
|Apr. 15 2:22 PM PT3:22 PM MT4:22 PM CT5:22 PM ET17:22 ET21:22 GMT5:22 2:22 PM MST4:22 PM EST4:52 PM VEN1:22 UAE (+1)4:22 PM CT-Uggla hit two home runs for the 19th time in his career Monday against Philadelphia.
Analysis: Uggla has totaled seven RBIs over back-to-back two-hit games.