From the Wire … Cubs Acquire OF Justin Ruggiano from Miami for OF Brian Bogusevic

According to multiple reports, the Cubs sent OF Brian Bogusevic to the Miami Marlins on Thursday morning for OF Justin Ruggiano.

Justin Ruggiano had a breakout season in 2012 in which he hit .313/.374/.535/.909 with 23 doubles, one triple and 13 home runs in 91 games. Ruggiano slipped in 2013 to a .222/.298/.396 line with 18 doubles, one triple and 18 home runs in 128 games.

With Thursday’s roster moves, the Cubs’ 40-man roster officially stands at 38 players.

Justin Ruggiano is arbitration eligible this year. The 31-year old right-handed hitting outfielder can play all three outfield spots.

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