Nationals second baseman Dan Uggla went 1 for 1 with a solo home in a 2-0 win over the Mets on Saturday. That marks his second homer of the season and seeing his name pop up is a surprise in itself. The once power-hitting second baseman has been relegated to bench duties, as his average has plummeted and power has dropped off significantly in recent years. Uggla will likely have trouble finding a roster spot on any team come next season.
The Nationals have activated infielder Dan Uggla from the 15-day disabled list. Uggla had been on the DL since the beginning of August with a back injury. In addition, the Nationals promoted catching prospect Pedro Severino and recalled left-hander Sammy Solis from Triple-A Syracuse on Tuesday.
Nationals infielder Dan Uggla went 0 for 2 at the plate during a rehab assignment Wednesday for the team's Class A affiliate. He also walked once. It was his first rehab assignment game since landing on the disabled list earlier this month with a back issue.
Nationals second baseman Dan Uggla, who is currently on the disabled list with back spasms, is expected to begin a rehab assignment on Tuesday. Uggla will suit up for Class A Hagerstown, joining teammate Denard Span on the rehab trail, according to the Washington Post. Uggla has been out since August 8 due to the injury.
The Nationals have placed second baseman Dan Uggla on the 15-day disabled list with back spasms, per MLB.com. Uggla has been used sparingly with just two at-bats since July 24. He is batting well under .200 for the third consecutive season.