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Uggla traded to Braves

The Cardinals will have to look elsewhere in their search for a bat and a new second baseman. Atlanta has acquired the former Marlins slugger.

GM John Mozeliak must not have offered much for Uggla, who would have likely been awarded around $10 million in arbitration for the 2011 season. Atlanta landed Uggla for only utility man Omar Infante and lefty reliever Mike Dunn.

As I have said repeatedly, I don't think Uggla was a good fit for a team that is trying to improve its defense. Plus, he strikes out a ton and makes way too much money.