Dan Uggla News Archive
Uggla declined his assignment to Triple-A and has elected to become a free agent, Alex Pavlovic of the Bay Area News Group reports.
The Giants designated Uggla for assignment Friday.
GM Brian Sabean said that while Uggla has not been released, the team has asked him to accept a demotion to Triple-A Fresno, Alex Pavlovic of the San Jose Mercury News reports.
Updating a previous report, Uggla has not yet been released by the Giants, Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports.
The Giants released Uggla after Wednesday's 7-5 victory over the Pirates, MLB.com reports.
Uggla is out of the lineup Wednesday vs. the Pirates.
Uggla is not in the Giants' lineup Monday.
Uggla went 0-for-3 with a run scored and a pair of strikeouts in Sunday's loss to the Dodgers.
Uggla immediately received a start at second base following his callup Friday and went 0-for-2 before being removed in the fifth inning.
Uggla was called up from Triple-A Fresno on Friday.