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The Washington Nationals and second baseman Dan Uggla have agreed to a minor league contract with an invitation to Major League spring training, the team announced on Friday.

By SI Wire
December 26, 2014

The Washington Nationals and second baseman Dan Uggla have agreed to a Minor League deal with an invitation to Major League spring training, the team announced on Friday.

Uggla, 34, has posted a .243 batting average with 233 home runs an 690 RBIs over nine seasons.

He earned All-Star appearances in 2006, 2008 and 2012, but his production has dipped significantly in the last two seasons. Over 188 games in 2013-14, Uggla batted .164 with a .557 OPS.

The San Francisco Giants signed Uggla in July a few days after he was released by the Atlanta BravesUggla reportedly declined a minor-league assignment, making him a free agent.

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