Giants sign ex-Brave Uggla

...The San Francisco Giants have signed former All-Star second baseman Dan Uggla to a minor league contract. Uggla was released last...The Giants haven't had much production from their second basemen this season. They're hoping a change in scenery helps Uggla...

Turner lifts Marlins over Braves

...pinch-hitter.Bryan Morris replaced Dunn and gave up Heyward's two-run single, trimming Miami's lead to 6-5.Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman leaned over the rolled-up tarp to reach into the stands and catch Baker's foul popup in the ninth.

Reds outfielder is going to fill in at first while Joey Votto tries to heal

...don't really have a bunch of true first basemen here besides Joey," Price said. "So...the Reds might look for another first baseman in a trade."We're trying to plug...moved to the outfield. He got a first baseman's mitt during spring training three...

Braves release struggling Uggla

...requested unconditional release waivers for struggling second baseman Dan Uggla, parting ways with a former starter still owed over...Uggla lost his job to Tommy La Stella when the rookie second baseman was called up May 28.The Braves' patience with Uggla appeared...

Tuten, Mercer are city amateur golf champs

...grinned like this in a long time. I'm tickled to death, man."Mercer, 51, a former Augusta Col lege pitcher/first baseman who didn't even play high school golf, closed with 68 to edge second-round leader Doug Faulkner by one shot.Faulkner...

Jason Heyward lifts Atlanta over Philadelphia

...RBI singles by Heyward and Tommy La Stella.Philadelphia cut the lead to 6-4 in the sixth. Jimmy Rollins reached on first baseman Freddie Freeman's fielding error and moved to third on Chase Utley's double. Both runners scored on Ryan Howard's single...

Braves rough up Phillies

...the Braves went up 6-1 on La Stella's three-run double.La Stella's latest big hit came two days after the second baseman he replaced, Dan Uggla, was released by the Braves.La Stella relishes getting a chance to bat with runners in scoring position...

Braves notebook

...RBI from his trio of first basemen - B.J. Surhoff, Wes Helms...produced by National League first basemen are .248, six home runs and...run and one RBI as a first baseman. Helms is batting .189 with...RBI produced by Braves first basemen this season belong to Surhoff...

Braves notebook

...Robinson or Ron Santo. The only two third basemen in major league history to post five straight...with 101 RBI. "Of all the great third basemen who have played the game, I would have...stick and a bigger glove. The second baseman, who very quietly has hit .282 since...

Tigers top Deacons in game of offense

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - Clemson first basemen Andy D'Alessio went 3-for-6 with a three-run homer and six RBI as the Tigers rallied from an seven-run deficit to get...