There has been a fair amount of chatter recently about the Rockies maybe trying to pry Dan Uggla away from the Marlins. Tracy Ringolsby is calling baloney on that, though:
Rockies are NOT
involved in talks for 2B Dan Uggla. Haven’t talked about Uggla since
winter. If Tulo is healthy don’t need middle infielder.
Nothin’ personal, but when it comes to the Rockies, I’m going to trust Ringolsby’s information before I trust Buster Olney’s. Sure, Uggla would look pretty good in a Rockies’ uniform, but if they’re not interested, they’re not interested.
Phillies outfielder Odúbel Herrera produced what proved to be the game-winning hit on Wednesday afternoon, drilling a go-ahead solo home run to right field off of Cardinals reliever Sam Tuivailala in the bottom of the seventh inning. The Phillies went on to win 4-3, as the bullpen actually held on to a lead for once.
Herrera has now homered in four consecutive games and in five of his last six contests. The major league record is eight consecutive games with a home run, held by Don Mattingly, Dale Long, and Ken Griffey, Jr. The Phillies record is five consecutive games with a homer, held by Dick Allen, Mike Schmidt, Bobby Abreu, Chase Utley (twice), and Rhys Hoskins.
On the season, Herrera is batting .299/.355/.491 with 12 home runs, 41 RBI, and 35 runs scored in 297 plate appearances.