ATLANTA (WXIA) -- The Atlanta Braves announced Friday afternoon that struggling second baseman Dan Uggla had been released by the team. The announcement came in a quick Tweet shortly before 3 p.m.

Uggla was in his fourth season with the Braves. This season has been rough for the 34-year-old, batting .162 (21-for-130) with two homers and 10 RBIs in 48 games.

The team plans a corresponding roster move prior to Friday night's game.

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