Cubs trade Kosuke Fukudome to Indians

Updated: July 28, 2011, 4:56 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

MILWAUKEE -- The Chicago Cubs traded outfielder Kosuke Fukudome to the Cleveland Indians on Thursday for two prospects.

The Cubs will receive minor league outfielder Abner Abreu and right-handed pitcher Carlton Smith from the Indians.

"He did do some good things here and played a lot of times very solidly," Cubs general manager Jim Hendry said of Fukudome. "First year he made the All-Star Game in New York, but there were some tough times, too, and some bad endings in the first ...

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