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Uggla's streak hits 30 games

Posted on: August 9, 2011 9:46 pm
Edited on: August 10, 2011 1:50 am
 
Dan UgglaBy C. Trent Rosecrans

Dan Uggla extended his hitting streak to 30 games on Tuesday, tying the Dodgers' Andre Ethier for the season's longest. 

Uggla singled off of Florida's Clay Hensley in the fifth inning to extend his streak. Uggla hit a bouncer into the hole between short and third and Emilio Bonifacio was able to field the ball, but his throw was nowhere close. It was the second night in a  row he extended his hitting streak with an infield single. 

He's now owner of the second-longest hitting streak in Atlanta history behind Rico Carty's 31-game hitting streak in 1970.

Uggla finished the game 1 for 6 in the Braves' 4-3 victory in 11 innings.

"We're talking about a lot of games, so there's going to be times where you don't feel as good as other times," Uggla told Dave O'Brien of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "You've just got to battle and take what you can get."

Uggla has a home run in three plate appearances against Wednesday's starter, Anibal Sanchez.

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hotmeuly
Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 21, 2011 8:21 am
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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 8, 2011 3:34 pm
 

Uggla's streak hits 30 games

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Since: Apr 6, 2007
Posted on: August 10, 2011 12:06 am
 

Uggla's streak hits 30 games

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Posted on: August 9, 2011 11:59 pm
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Since: Aug 13, 2007
Posted on: August 9, 2011 11:02 pm
 

Uggla's streak hits 30 games

Who gives a crap what a .200 hitter does.



Since: Oct 2, 2006
Posted on: August 9, 2011 10:47 pm
 

Uggla's streak hits 30 games

Sweet for a guy the haters were wearing-out earlier this year.  Still, I think Rose is sleeping at night.



Since: Jul 12, 2011
Posted on: August 9, 2011 9:57 pm
 

Uggla's streak hits 30 games

Fun fact: 9 of his hits during the streak have been infield hits, including the one tonight.


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