Cubs acquire Justin Ruggiano

Updated: December 12, 2013, 10:42 AM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- The Cubs and Marlins swapped outfielders on Thursday with Brian Bogusevic going to Miami and Justin Ruggiano heading to Chicago.

Ruggiano, 31, hit a career-high 18 home runs with 50 RBIs last season with the Marlins. A right-handed hitter, Ruggiano can play all three outfield positions.

Bogusevic, a left-handed hitter who will be 30 in February, signed a minor league contract with the Cubs before the 2013 season. He played in 47 games with the Cubs ...

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