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.