Even though Dan Uggla set a new career high in home runs with 36 last season, his first season with the Braves was rocky, to say the least. The former All-Star was simply awful in the first half before he got incredibly hot in the second half to at least make his numbers look respectable.
A contender simply can not afford one of its middle-of-the-order hitters to hit .185 in the first half. The good news is that Uggla has proven during the previous five seasons in his career that he is a better hitter and is very likely to rebound in his second season in an Atlanta uniform.
This article has 10 predictions for Dan Uggla's bounce-back season.