Report: Dan Uggla and Marlins settle for $7.8 million

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MLB.com’s Joe Frisaro tweets that the ultimatum keeps on paying out for Florida, with Dan Uggla and the Feesh* settling for $7.8 million for 2010.

Uggla had been rumored to be going all manner of places — Atlanta, San Francisco and Baltimore just off the top of my head — and at least a couple of those teams had talked about making him change positions.  Now he’s staying in Florida and staying at second base. I’m pretty sure that contract makes him the third highest paid second baseman in the game after Utley and Roberts.

*if you don’t like being ripped off, Old Gator, you should stop saying interesting things.