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Braves, Uggla agree to terms

Second baseman Dan Uggla and the Atlanta Braves have reached a preliminary agreement on a $62 million, five-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations said.
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Tigers plan to retire Anderson's number least by the middle of next week, we'd be in a position where we would make a deal."Also, Dombrowski said second baseman Carlos Guillen is making progress as he recovers from a left knee injury from August. "The doctor projects that...
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Pitcher Ian Snell retires after recent setback

...upper body. He said the right-hander will not pitch for at least the next few days.TIGERS: Manager Jim Leyland said second baseman Carlos Guillen and reliever Joel Zumaya will stay in Florida to continue their rehab work.Guillen is still recovering...
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Rockies nip Braves in 9th

...difficult play for Stewart and for him to even come to the plate kind of surprised everybody a little bit," Gonzalez said.Second baseman Mark Ellis then made a run-saving stab of Jason Heyward's groundball for the second out, and shortstop Troy...
Kirk Gibson, Diamondbacks are fine entering postseason as underdogs

...facing Brewers right-hander Yovani Gallardo."The guys love it that way, flying under the radar so to speak," said second baseman Aaron Hill, who came over to Arizona with shortstop John McDonald in a midseason trade with Toronto. "It's been...
Young Knights ousted

...its subregion, then outscore Morrow 34-1 in last week's first-round sweep."We've had a good run," said second baseman Kristin Hampson, who like fellow senior Kayla Cates had an emotional exit after her final high school game...
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Switching starters ends Moreau's lengthy layoff

...playing roulette and blackjack. "My girlfriend actually surprised me (Friday) and came into town," Peisel said. Second baseman David Thoms said he was watching a movie with Holder and Joshua Fields on Thursday night when he got the call...
Atlanta flexes muscles in rally

...division by half a game. "That's one of the most exciting games I've seen between the Braves and Mets," said second baseman Kelly Johnson, who began the game by hitting a home run on the first pitch and won it with a three-run shot in...
Jordan believes he can still contribute

...All-time home run king Hank Aaron made a rare visit to Turner Field on Wednesday for a business venture. ... Cox said second baseman Marcus Giles (hand) should be back in the lineup Friday against the Nationals. Reach R. Travis Haney at travis...
Hopes dim for Braves

...who'd lost five in a row before Friday, by 61 games. "We've got ourselves into a little bit of a hole," said second baseman Marcus Giles, whose two-run homer in the sixth tied the game at 6-6. "We've got our work cut out for us...