Uggla was selected to the All-Star team in his rookie season, also finishing third in NL Rookie of the Year balloting. He hit .282 with 27 home runs and 90 RBI.
He would go on to hit at least 30 home runs over each of his next four seasons in Florida. He was selected to play in his second All-Star game in 2008, and he won his first Silver Slugger award in 2010.
The Atlanta Braves would trade Mike Dunn and Omar Infante to the Marlins for Uggla's services after the 2010 season.
He collected 154 home runs over his five Florida seasons and is the team's all-time leader in the category. He hit .263 with 465 RBI in 776 games.