The Chicago Cubs obtained the right-handed outfield bat they needed, acquiring OF Justin Ruggiano from the Miami Marlins for lefty swinging OF Brian Bogusevic.
The deal was announced at baseball's winter meetings Thursday.
Ruggiano, who turns 32 in April, has played parts of five big league seasons with Tampa Bay (2007-08, 2011) and Miami (2012-13). He hit a career-high 18...
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December 12, 2013
The Chicago Cubs have placed outfielder Brian Bogusevic on the 15-day disabled list and recalled outfielder-infielder Junior Lake from Triple-A Iowa to fill his roster spot.
Bogusevic has a left hamstring strain. He is batting .261 in 13 games since being recalled last month.
Lake was batting .295 with four home runs and 18 RBIs at Iowa, where he made a delayed season debut in...
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July 19, 2013
The Chicago Cubs have placed their third center fielder on the disabled list. This time, it is Brian Bogusevic, whom the Cubs placed on the 15-day DL Friday morning because of a strained hamstring. The Cubs will most likely call up utility man Junior Lake to fill the roster spot according to MLB.com's Carrie Muskat.
Bogusevic was third in the center field chain before...
Playing center field for the Chicago Cubs this year has proven hazardous. Brian Bogusevic just returned to action on July 11 after tightness in his left hamstring sidelined him for a week. In Sunday night's game with the Cardinals, Bogusevic left again after aggravating the same hamstring.
MLB.com's Cubs beat writer Carrie Muskat tweeted the update Monday afternoon:
Chicago Cubs outfielder Brian Bogusevic exited yesterday’s
game after experiencing tightness in his left hamstring, according to Carrie Muskat of MLB.com. The team is listing Bogusevic, who said the ailment began on
Wednesday, as day to day.
The injury occurred a night before Independence Day in the ninth
inning of the Cubs’ contest. During that frame, Bogusevic said...
TheJedi took away some of the Blackhawks thunder this morning by finally ridding the Cubs of long-time heart attack-in-waiting, Carlos Marmol. The Cubs will have 10 days to trade him or he'll be released, either way the Cubs are going to be on the hook for the bulk of the rest of what he's owed (around $5M). They also announced that the suspension of Ian Stewart was upheld...
HOUSTON At the very least Brian Bogusevic was going to offer perspective. The road of his professional career has been too winding and unorthodox for him to view this present opportunity haphazardly.
If some consider Bogusevic, 28, far too old to be lumped into the group of prospects the Astros are examining during this rebuilding season, he views the window of his potential as...
Last season the Astros may have had a dismal 106 loss season, but several young players opened some eyes and offered some hope. One of them was not one of the youngest players, but one who showed a bat with some power. It was Brian Bogusevic the now 28 year old outfielder from Tulane who began his career as an Astro first round draftee as a left handed pitcher.
After four seasons...
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Brian Bogusevic's pinch-hit, walk-off grand slam on Aug. 16 against the Cubs is up for walk-off of the year in the Greatness in Baseball Yearly (GIBBY) Awards.