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JUSTIN RUGGIANO RUMORS

Mets put Jose Reyes on DL, sign free agent Justin Ruggiano

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Mets have put infielder Jose Reyes on the 15-day disabled list because of a strain in his left ribcage and signed free agent Justin Ruggiano. Ruggiano was in the starting lineup in center field Saturday night against Colorado. He was released by Texas earlier this week. Reyes hurt himself taking a swing during the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday...
Via Associated Press
July 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Justin Ruggiano agrees to $1.65M deal with Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Free-agent outfielder Justin Ruggiano has agreed to a $1.65 million, one-year contract with Texas, giving the Rangers a-needed right-handed bat.Ruggiano split last season between Seattle and the Los Angeles Dodgers, hitting .248 with six home runs and 15 RBIs in 57 games. Since the start of 2012, he has hit .290 against left-handed pitchers.Ruggiano, who...
Via Associated Press
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rangers eyeing A&M product Ruggiano for veteran OF depth

The Texas Rangers are in the market for some outfield depth and are said to be looking at veteran Justin Ruggiano to fill that hole, as reported by the Dallas Morning News' Evan Grant.Ruggiano, 33, split the 2015 season with the Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Dodgers, posting a cumulative slash line of .248/.333/.472 with six home runs and 15 RBI in 57 total games. Ruggiano, heading...
Via FOX Sports
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Mariners acquire OF Ruggiano from Cubs for minor leaguer

SEATTLE -- The Mariners have found a right-handed bat for their outfield, acquiring Justin Ruggiano from the Chicago Cubs. Seattle sent minor league pitcher Matt Brazis to Chicago as part of Wednesday's trade. Ruggiano could be part of the solution Seattle has sought in right field. Ruggiano appeared in 81 games last season for the Cubs, hitting .281 with six homers and 28 RBIs....
Via Associated Press
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs trade rumors: Justin Ruggiano edition

Chicago Cubs With the trade deadline being a week away, we may finally get to see some movement among players and teams. Among the players that could possibly be moved, Justin Ruggiano of the Chicago Cubs is a name that has been discussed. According to Bruce Levine of 670 the Score in Chicago, the Kansas City Royals have shown strong interest in Ruggiano. Ruggiano is a 32 year old...
Via isportsweb.com
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
March 10, 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 send OF Bogusevic to Marlins for OF Ruggiano

The Chicago Cubs obtained the right-handed outfield bat they needed, acquiring OF Justin Ruggiano from the Miami Marlins for lefty swinging OF Brian Bogusevic. The deal was announced at baseball's winter meetings Thursday. Ruggiano, who turns 32 in April, has played parts of five big league seasons with Tampa Bay (2007-08, 2011) and Miami (2012-13). He hit a career-high 18 homers...
Via Associated Press
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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