When the St. Louis Cardinals called up outfielder Harrison Bader from Triple-A Memphis to fill a roster spot for an injured player Tuesday, the list of former UF players in Major League Baseball grew to eight.
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Tucker, 27, hit a three-run home run Tuesday to help Atlanta hand Washington its first loss with a 13-6 win over the Nationals.
The Braves acquired Tucker in a trade with the Houston Astros for cash considerations in December. The outfielder was regarded as a good prospect in the Astros’ farm system, but he struggled with his health. He underwent shoulder surgery in 2016.