Monday, July 7, 2008

Uggla To Compete in HR Derby

Just a quick, informational post. Dan Uggla plans on competing in the Home Run Derby this year at Yankee Stadium. Unfortunatly, he won't be hitting it towards the short porch that the lefties in the lineup will have their eyes on. Uggla ranks 2nd in the NL in home runs with 23, and 4th in slugging percentage (.620).

5 of the 8 players have been announced. Joining Uggla will be Marlins fan-fav Chase Utley, along with Josh Hamilton, Lance Berkman, and Grady Sizemore. Defending champ Vlad Guerrero has told that he plans to compete as well, but that has yet to be confirmed by

The Home Run Derby is Monday, July 14 at 8 on ESPN.

1 comment:

ASponge said...

Uggla vs. Utley....oh boy!