The Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Dodgers have finalized a trade that hit a roadblock early Tuesday.
The Dodgers will receive Callaspo, left-handed pitchers Eric Stults and Ian Thomas and right-handed pitcher Juan Jaime in exchange for Uribe and right-hander Chris Withrow.
"I respect their decision," Uribe said through a translator. "One never knows what's going to happen. If I play for another team, then I play for another team. I can't control what happens. You have to take things as they come. It's happened to me before. One day you're here, one day you're not. Thank God there are other teams that are interested in me."
A deal that would have sent Uribe to the Braves for Callaspo had been blocked by Callaspo earlier in the day.
"Unfortunately, it was found out about because he was taken out of the lineup. And that's the right way to do it," Fredi Gonzalez said. "You don't want a player that you're possibly going to trade get hurt. I talked to Albert this morning just before I came to the ballpark, and he's fine with it. It's all good. He's a good teammate and a popular guy in our clubhouse."
Callaspo had the right to refuse a trade until June 15 because he signed with the Braves as a free agent last offseason.