JUSTIN RUGGIANO RUMORS

Justin Ruggiano: A Diamond in the Rough for the Chicago Cubs

Justin Ruggiano: A Diamond in the Rough for the Chicago CubsIt’s been a very good start to Justin Ruggiano and his relationship with the Chicago Cubs. Ruggiano is currently batting .583 in 12 at-bats, which isn’t that bad for only 5 games. Ruggiano also fills a hole in the outfield with the absence of outfielders Julio Bourbon and Brian Bogusevic (who was traded for Ruggiano...
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March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Streaking Cubs outlast Brewers split squad

MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Justin Ruggiano went 3-for-3 with a two-run homer and three RBI, raising his spring training batting average to .583 as the Chicago Cubs outlasted a Milwaukee Brewers split squad 10-8 Sunday. Brewers slugger Ryan Braun was 1 for 2 with a double, lifting his average to .636. Tyler Thornburg, who has an outside chance to win a spot in Milwaukee's rotation, gave...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Ding Long Dongers to Christen Cubs Park in Mesa

Justin Ruggiano, Welington Castillo, and Christian Villanueva blasted solo home runs, and Kyle Hendricks threw 2.2 IP of no-run/no-hit ball, in a six-inning Cubs Cactus League Intrasquad game played this afternoonn in what was the first Cubs game played at Cubs Park in Mesa. Tags: Cubs Spring TrainingKyle Hendricksl Justin RuggianoWelington CastilloChristian VillanuevaMatt SzczurEric Jokisch
Via Cub Reporter
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs Sign Justin Ruggiano To One-Year Deal

Avoiding arbitration, the Chicago Cubs sign Justin Ruggiano to a one-year contract, reported at $2 million. The deal meets directly in the middle of what both sides were asking. Ruggiano played for the Marlins last year. #Cubs and OF Justin Ruggiano have agreed to terms on a 2014 contract, thus avoiding salary arbitration. — Chicago Cubs (@Cubs) January 29, 2014   Ruggiano slumped...
Via Sports Mockery
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Brian Bogusevic traded to Marlins, Ruggiano to the Cubs

Brian Bogusevic is going to Miami and Justin Ruggiano is heading to Chicago. Bogusevic played right field for the Cubs for 47 games at the end of last year, hitting .273 with 6 HR, 16 RBI and 18 runs. He was drafted 24th overall in the 2005 MLB Draft by the Houston Astros as a starting pitcher. He remained a pitcher in the Houston Astros organization until mid-2008 before converting...
Via isportsweb.com
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Cubs pick up Justin Ruggiano from Marlins for Brian Bogusevic

In a deal already announced by the team on Twitter, the Chicago Cubs have acquired outfielder Justin Ruggiano from the Miami Marlins for outfielder Brian Bogusevic.Ruggiano's name had floated around over the past few days as an option for teams seeking additional outfield help. 2013 was a standout year for Ruggiano, who hit 18 home runs and drove in 50 RBIs for the Marlins...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Ruggiano's HR in 9th lifts Marlins over Reds

CINCINNATI (AP) -- Justin Ruggiano hit a solo homer off Aroldis Chapman in the ninth inning Friday night, sending the Miami Marlins to a 2-1 victory that snapped the Cincinnati Reds' winning streak at four games. It was a stunning moment for the Marlins, who have the worst record in the majors at 4-13 and had only four homers -- fewest in the majors -- when Ruggiano connected...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 19, 2013  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Giancarlo Stanton and Justin Ruggiano hit back to back bombs

We all know Giancarlo Stanton hits monster homers, right? Well Monday night in Phoenix, Stanton may have topped his previous moonshots in terms of sheer impressiveness with this shot that went into the third deck at Chase Field off of the always homer-prone Joe Saunders Really? Yeah, really. His teammate Justin Ruggiano followed that up with a monster shot of his own...
Via The Outside Corner
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss
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Marlins' Ruggiano makes great diving catch

It hasn't been a good week for the Miami Marlins, as they finished it up with their 6th-straight loss. But OF Justin Ruggiano had the play of the week with the full extension of a diving catch to rob Brett Lawrie of what could have been 2 RBIs. 2012_6_23_14_35_04 by [...]
Via The Victory Formation
June 23, 2012  |  Discuss

FanGraphs Audio: Marlins Outfielder Justin Ruggiano

Episode 202 David Laurila, curator of FanGraphs’ Q&A Series, talks with Marlins outfielder Justin Ruggiano about the latter’s baseball-related travels, including stops in Taiwan, Mexicos, Venezuela, and… Ogden, Utah. Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on Twitter. You can subscribe to the podcast via iTunes or other feeder things. Audio after...
Via Fangraphs
June 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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