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Juan Uribe | Third Baseman

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (36) / 3/22/1979
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 245
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
Contract: view contract details

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Juan Uribe went 3-for-4 with a homer, a walk and three runs scored against the Giants on Saturday.
He even stole a base. The guess here is that the Dodgers will eventually regret trading Uribe for a collection of spare parts. He's still a pretty solid option as a regular third baseman. May 31 - 2:12 AM

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Juan Uribe is in the Braves' lineup against the Dodgers Wednesday, batting fifth and playing third base.

Uribe didn't have to travel far after Wednesday's trade, simply walking to the Braves' locker room as the Dodgers host Uribe's new club. With third baseman Chris Johnson returning from the disabled list on Wednesday afternoon, Uribe will likely fill a part-time role with the Braves moving forward.
May 27 - 6:36 PM

Braves acquired 3B Juan Uribe and RHP Chris Withrow from the Dodgers for INF Alberto Callaspo, LHP Eric Stults, LHP Ian Thomas, and RHP Juan Jaime.

Uribe's decline has accelerated in his age-36 season and he's doubtful to take on significant fantasy relevance with a change of scenery. The veteran had hit just .247/.287/.309 with one home run and six RBI in 29 games for the Dodgers. Getting him out of Los Angeles allows Alex Guerrero to become an everyday player.
May 27 - 5:00 PM

FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that trade a between the Dodgers and Braves involving Juan Uribe and Alberto Callaspo is "done," pending approval by the commissioner’s office.

It was reported earlier Tuesday that Callaspo rejected the trade, but now Rosenthal is saying he waived his right to reject any deal prior to June 15. Rosenthal says it would be a six-player trade, and he thinks Trevor Cahill and/or Eric Stults could be one of the players going to the Dodgers.

Mark Bowman of writes that the Braves could still have interest in acquiring Juan Uribe from the Dodgers, even after the Alberto Callaspo deal fell through.

Callaspo chose to reject a trade to the Dodgers, as was his right as a player who signed a free agent contract over the winter. However, the Braves clearly like Uribe and there still might be momentum to get a deal done. The 36-year-old has taken on a diminished role with the Dodgers of late.
May 26 - 1:25 PM

Mark Bowman of reports that the potential Juan Uribe/Alberto Callaspo swap between the Dodgers and Braves has "lost traction."

FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal wrote that the deal on the table had Uribe and a minor leaguer going to the Braves for Callaspo and three minor leaguers, but Bowman now hears that nothing is imminent. It's unclear why talks have hit a snag, but Callaspo has the ability to veto a trade until June 15 since he signed as a free agent over the winter.
May 26 - 12:18 PM

FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal reports that the Dodgers are talking to the Braves about a deal involving Juan Uribe and Alberto Callaspo.

No specifics yet, but Uribe and a minor leaguer would go to the Braves for Callaspo and three minor leaguers. Rosenthal hears from one source that the deal was close to being completed as of Monday night, which explains why Callaspo was a late-scratch from the Braves' lineup. Callaspo doesn't have much value to the Dodgers, but moving Uribe would officially clear the way for Alex Guerrero, Justin Turner, and Scott Van Slyke to take on more pronounced roles. Uribe, 36, is batting just .247/.287/.309 with one home run and six RBI through 87 plate appearances this season and is making $6.5 million. Because Callaspo signed a one-year, $3 million deal with the Braves as a free agent over the winter, he has the ability to veto any trade until June 15.
May 26 - 10:48 AM

Juan Uribe is not in the Dodgers' lineup Wednesday.

Justin Turner is getting a second straight start at third base after going 3-for-4 with a home run and four RBI on Tuesday. Turner has been much better than Uribe this season and could continue to grab a larger share of the playing time at the hot corner. Alex Guerrero is also in the mix for playing time at third.
May 6 - 4:13 PM

Juan Uribe's first homer of the season was a two-run shot off the Padres' Chris Rearick on Saturday.

Uribe is being pushed by Alex Guerrero and Justin Turner at third, but he still has his glove working to his advantage, meaning he shouldn't have to match the numbers of the other two in order to remain a regular. And it should probably be acknowledged that he did hit .311/.337/.440 in 386 at-bats last season.
Apr 26 - 12:34 AM

Juan Uribe (hamstring) is back in the Dodgers' lineup Tuesday.

Uribe missed the last couple games after tweaking his left hamstring Saturday, but he's obviously feeling well enough to give it a go now. The third baseman sports a .231/.286/.231 batting line in the early going.
Apr 14 - 6:29 PM

Juan Uribe said he's fine to play after testing out his left hamstring prior to Sunday's game.

Uribe isn't starting after tweaking the hamstring Saturday, but it seems like he'll be available off the bench. Alex Guerrero is filling in at the hot corner.
Apr 12 - 1:41 PM

Juan Uribe (hamstring) is absent from the Dodgers' lineup Sunday.

Uribe tweaked his left hamstring during Saturday's game. It doesn't appear at this point to be an injury that will force him to the disabled list, but he figures to miss a few games. Alex Guerrero is handling third base. Carl Crawford is also sitting out Sunday, with Andre Ethier covering left field.
Apr 12 - 12:51 PM

Juan Uribe is day-to-day with hamstring tightness.

Uribe felt a tweak in his left hamstring Saturday at Chase Field while ranging to make a play at third base in the bottom of the third inning. Justin Turner also got injured on Saturday night in Arizona, so Alex Guerrero could be the man at the hot corner for the next few days.
Apr 11 - 10:11 PM

Juan Uribe was removed from Saturday's game against the Diamondbacks with an apparent hamstring injury.

Uribe grabbed at his left hamstring after ranging to make a play at third base in the bottom of the third inning. He had entered the game just moments earlier after Justin Turner got spiked in the hand on a hard slide into third base. It's been a rough night at Chase Field for the Dodgers.
Apr 11 - 9:47 PM

Juan Uribe is out of the Dodgers' lineup Saturday.

Justin Turner will start at third base against the Diamondbacks. It's just a day off for Uribe.
Apr 11 - 4:21 PM

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3B1Chris Johnson
2Juan Uribe
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