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Harper named NL player of the week

After making history with a barrage of home runs against the Marlins and Braves, Bryce Harper has been named the NL’s Player of the Week. Harper hit .455 with six home runs, 13 RBI and just one strikeout as the Nationals went 5-1 in six games. He had five homers in a three-game stretch from…

Nats Stock Watch: Uggla’s heroics the lone bright spot

Each week this season, we’ll take the temperature of the Nationals roster to see whose stock is rising or falling.   Record: 1-6 Team slash: .222/.287/.352 Team ERA: 5.95 Runs per game: 3.85 STOCK UP   Dan Uggla, 2B: .364 AVG/ 1.364 OPS/ 6 RBI  Uggla may have compiled most of his stats for the…

Twinsights: Jordan Schafer happy for ex-Braves teammate Dan Uggla

Twins outfielder Jordan Schafer sent a text to former Atlanta Braves teammate Dan Uggla on Tuesday after the veteran second baseman beat his old team with a three-run homer in the ninth inning of 13-12 comeback win. It was the first series back in Atlanta for Uggla, now with the Washington Nationals, after he was cut loose last summer with $19 million left on his contract. “Just a great dude, a great teammate,” Schafer said. “To go back there and do what he did and take it to the house, I’m just so happy for him.” Braves fans booed Uggla […] The post Twinsights: Jordan Schafer...
The Nationals Enquirer Apr 29, 2015

Dan Uggla doused in chocolate sauce after game winning home run (Video)

What better way to celebrate a massive 9th inning, game winning, home run against your former team who is still paying you to play baseball than being doused in chocolate sauce? Thank you, Dan Uggla. (Screencaps via MASN video)
Washington Post Apr 29, 2015

Nats Journal: Reed Johnson leaves game with foot injury, could miss substantial time

ATLANTA — Amid the joy of the Nationals’ 13-12 comeback victory Tuesday night, there was disappointment. After veteran outfielder Reed Johnson, one of baseball’s most reliable pinch hitters, doubled home Dan Uggla to cut the Braves lead to one in the seventh, he felt a pop in his foot. When he reached second base, he tried to stay in the game. The pain began to subside, but returned when he dived into the base. The Nationals removed him for a pinch runner — Doug Fister, of all people.Read full article >>
Washington Post Apr 29, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Nats’ home-run hero Dan Uggla takes chocolate sauce bath in sticky celebration

The Nats staged an amazing rally in Atlanta Tuesday, one made all the more remarkable because frequently booed ex-Brave Dan Uggla produced the biggest highlight, a three-run homer in the ninth that provided the margin of victory in a 13-12 win. Thus, it was to be expected that Uggla would get the coveted post-game TV interview.Read full article >>
The Nationals Enquirer Apr 28, 2015

Seriously*, Dan Uggla just saved the 2015 season for the Nationals...

Go crazy, folks. Dan Uggla completed the most unlikely comeback in the brief history of the Washington Nationals with his 3-run bomb in the 9th. Dan Uggla saves Matt Williams' job Nationals 13, Braves 12: Losing streak ends at six,...
Baltimore Sun Apr 28, 2015

Uggla's 3-run homer helps Nationals complete biggest rally

ATLANTA (AP) — Dan Uggla drove in five runs, three on a homer in the ninth inning, to help the Washington Nationals rally from the franchise's biggest deficit to beat the Atlanta Braves 13-12 on Tuesday night and snap a seven-game losing streak.
CSN Washington Apr 28, 2015

Uggla's blast caps Nationals' historic rally over Braves

A.J. Cole got pounded for nine runs in his major league debut, but thanks to Dan Uggla, his performance would be a footnote by the night's end.
CSN Washington Apr 28, 2015

Nats Stock Watch: Uggla's heroics the lone bright spot

Save for Dan Uggla's heroics Tuesday night against the Braves, it's been a pretty tough week for the Nationals.
Washington Post Apr 28, 2015

DC Sports Bog: Chipper Jones was disappointed in Braves fans for booing Dan Uggla

Nationals second baseman Dan Uggla entered Monday’s 8-4 loss to the Braves in the fifth inning to a chorus of boos after Yunel Escobar was forced from the game with a hand injury.The Turner Field crowd’s warm reception for Uggla, who played three-and-a-half seasons in Atlanta, stemmed from the fact that the Braves are still paying him $13 million this season after releasing him last July.Read full article >>

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