With Robinson Cano leaving a gaping hole at second base, the New York Yankees are now in search of a replacement. One player that they reportedly won’t have any interest in acquiring is that of Atlanta Braves second baseman, Dan Uggla, this according to Jon Heyman:
in case anyone wonders, yanks have no interest in uggla (who’s getting married today — congrats). infante a top target tho
The powerful infielder has struggled during his tenure with the Braves, attributing many of his problems to poor vision. Uggla underwent surgery during the season to fix the problems, but his woes continued despite the former Florida (now Miami) Marlin saying his vision problems were much improved.
Of course, the cost would be relatively cheap (near bargain basement price) though Uggla does come with a hefty $13 million dollar price tag in both 2014 and 2015, a price even the Yankees would likely balk at.
Given the elevated salary, it’s going to be relatively difficult for Atlanta to move their second baseman as even a team in need with money isn’t showing any interest.