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MLB Trade Rumors, By Position: At Second Base, Ty Wigginton Is Player Most Likely To Move

There's a lot going on at first base. There's not so much going on around the rest of the infield. Here we take a look at some slim pickings at second:

SECOND BASE

Julio Lugo, 34, Right

PA

BA

OBP

SLG

205

0.258

0.310

0.296

2010: minimum
2011: $9m vesting option

Lugo is an upgrade for no one and strictly bench material at this point, although just what he could provide is up in the air. He did have some success a year ago, but he's not much of a target.

Dan Uggla, 30, Right

PA

BA

OBP

SLG

413

0.274

0.358

0.474

2010: $7.8m
2011: arbitration-eligible

Uggla could be acquired, but the Marlins appear reluctant to move him and have reportedly instead shifted focus to trying to extend him. Though more old than young, even an available Uggla would take a box full of pirate treasure to get.

Rickie Weeks, 27, Right

PA

BA

OBP

SLG

474

0.274

0.376

0.481

2010: $2.75m
2011: arbitration-eligible

The Brewers are in no hurry to move Weeks and haven't declared him available, but he isn't untouchable, and could theoretically end up part of a big package as he's younger, cheaper, and more athletic than Uggla. Even so, the overwhelming odds are that he stays put.

Ty Wigginton, 32, Right

PA

BA

OBP

SLG

385

0.249

0.326

0.443

2010: $3.5m

Wigginton has played first, second, and third this year, and while he isn't actually athletic or a particularly valuable defensive asset, he is still somewhat versatile, and he is still somewhat powerful, so - given his low salary - he's attracted quite a bit of attention, and appears very likely to move. He'd work a lot better off the bench than he would as a starter.