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Braves rout the Tigers in spring training

Braves rout the Tigers in spring training

Jason Heyward stroked his fourth home run of the spring in the Atlanta Braves' 12-3 win over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday.
Atlanta shuts out Houston

Atlanta shuts out Houston

Dan Uggla hit a solo homer and finished with three RBI as Atlanta topped Houston, 4-0, in a rain-shortened Grapefruit League game.

MLB: Atlanta 9, Philadelphia 1

Todd Cunningham and Edward Salcedo each hit a two-run home run as the Atlanta Braves took a 9-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in Grapefruit League play.

Slumping Dan Uggla left off Atlanta Braves' NLDS roster

ATLANTA, Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Slumping Dan Uggla was left off the Atlanta Braves' roster Wednesday as they prepare to face the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Division Series.

MLB: Atlanta 5, Washington 2

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- Justin Upton's two-run homer put Atlanta in front in the sixth inning Wednesday and the Braves moved to the brink of a division title by downing Washington 5-2.

MLB: Atlanta 5, Miami 4 (11 innings)

ATLANTA, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- B.J. Upton singled home the game-wining run in the 11th inning Saturday, hoisting the Atlanta Braves over Miami 5-4.

MLB: Atlanta 5, Philadelphia 4 (12 innings)

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Dan Uggla beat out a potential double-play grounder in the 12th inning Saturday, allowing the go-ahead run to score in Atlanta's 5-4 win over Philadelphia.

MLB: Atlanta 6, Philadelphia 4

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Brian McCann and Chris Johnson homered on consecutive pitches Friday, allowing Atlanta to win its sixth straight with a 6-4 decision over Philadelphia.

MLB: Atlanta 6, Colorado 5 (10 innings)

ATLANTA, July 29 (UPI) -- Andrelton Simmons tripled home Dan Uggla with the game-winning run in the 10th inning Monday and Atlanta overcame a late fold to bounce Colorado 6-5.

MLB: Atlanta 2, St. Louis 0

ATLANTA, July 27 (UPI) -- Andrelton Simmons stroked a two-run double in the eighth inning Saturday, lifting the Atlanta Braves over St. Louis 2-0 in a battle of division leaders.
MLB: New York Mets 7, Atlanta 4

MLB: New York Mets 7, Atlanta 4

NEW YORK, July 25 (UPI) -- John Buck contributed to two big New York rallies Thursday in helping the Mets to a 7-4 win over the Atlanta Braves.

MLB: Atlanta 8, New York Mets 2

NEW YORK, July 24 (UPI) -- Tim Hudson threw seven shutout innings before suffering a fractured ankle Wednesday in Atlanta's 8-2 victory over the New York Mets.

MLB: Atlanta 2, New York Mets 1

NEW YORK, July 22 (UPI) -- Reed Johnson delivered a go-ahead RBI in the ninth and Jason Heyward saved the game with a great catch Monday in Atlanta's 2-1 win over the New York Mets.

MLB: Chicago White Sox 10, Atlanta 6

CHICAGO, July 20 (UPI) -- Alex Rios went 3-for-5 with a grand slam and five RBI Saturday, powering the Chicago White Sox over Atlanta 10-6 in an interleague contest.

MLB: Cincinnati 8, Atlanta 4

ATLANTA, July 14 (UPI) -- Jay Bruce highlighted a big third inning with a two-run homer Sunday and the Cincinnati Reds breezed to an 8-4 victory over Atlanta.
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Daniel Cooley Uggla (born March 11, 1980) is an American professional baseball second baseman with the Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball.

Uggla finished third in the 2006 National League Rookie of the Year voting, behind teammate and winner Hanley Ramirez, and Ryan Zimmerman of the Washington Nationals, but won the Players Choice and Sporting News NL ROY awards. He also had his own fan club at Sun Life Stadium, who called themselves "Uggla's Ugglies." Uggla is the all-time leader in home runs for the Marlins, and is the only second baseman in MLB history to hit at least 30 home runs in four consecutive seasons. He also holds the Atlanta Braves record for longest hitting streak.

Uggla was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the son of Elizabeth Armistead (née Cooley) and John Carl Uggla. After graduating from Columbia Central High School in Columbia, TN, in 1998, Uggla attended the University of Memphis where after his junior season he was named an All-American by Baseball America, Baseball Weekly, and Collegiate Baseball.

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