Rumor roundup: Uggla gone; interest in Francis
The Florida Marlins have traded second baseman Dan Uggla — once a rumored target of the Rockies — to the Atlanta Braves for infielder Omar Infante and left-handed reliever Mike Dunn. Other rumors from Thursday:
— ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick tweets that five teams — the Rockies, Pittsburgh Pirates,, Seattle Mariners, Milwaukee Brewers and Houston Astros — are interested in .
— According to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review the Pirates also have reportedly made their top free agent target.
— The St. Louis Cardinals have re-signed Jake Westbrook.