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(The Sports Xchange) - The Atlanta Braves suspended struggling second baseman Dan Uggla for one game on Sunday.

The team announced the suspension on Twitter but did not explain why Uggla is being disciplined.

Manager Fredi Gonzalez would not elaborate before the Braves' game against the Chicago Cubs.

"It's an internal matter," he said. "That's the way I like to handle stuff, and the Atlanta Braves like to handle stuff. And that's it."

Uggla, 34, has played sparingly since rookie Tommy La Stella was promoted from Triple-A Gwinnett on May 28. Uggla is batting just .162 with two home runs and 10 RBIs in 48 games.

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Babe Ruth's $5,000 contract with the Boston Red Sox in 1918 sold at an auction Saturday night for $1.02 million. The contract included signatures by Ruth, American League president Ban Johnson and Red Sox owner Harry Frazee.

The winning bid represents the highest ever paid for a sports contract. The previous record was for the document that sent Ruth to the New York Yankees in December 1919, which sold for $996,000 in 2005.

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Apr 22, 2014; Atlanta, GA, USA; Atlanta Braves second baseman Dan Uggla (26) reacts after striking out against the Miami Marlins in the fifth inning at Turner Field. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports