Marlins send Justin Ruggiano to Cubs for Brian Bogusevic

Justin Ruggiano had better get used to the ivy out there. (USATSI)
Justin Ruggiano had better get used to the ivy out there. (USATSI)

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On Thursday, the Cubs send outfielder Brian Bogusevic to the Marlins in exchange for outfielder Justin Ruggiano. The Cubs announced the move on Twitter

Bogusevic, 29, is a career .236/.313/.370 hitter (86 OPS+) with 17 home runs in 773 career plate appearances in the majors. He's capable of manning all three outfield positions, though he's a bit of a stretch in center. 

As for Ruggiano, age 31, he owns a career slash line of .251/.315/.432 (102 OPS+), and he's also capable of manning center and the corners. This offseason, Ruggiano is eligible for salary arbitration for the first time. 

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