As the Chicago Cubs continued their series of exciting prospect call-ups this season by giving Jorge Soler his first shot in the big leagues, some more established players are making space on the roster and in the lineup as a result of injury concerns. Both Justin Ruggiano and Ryan Sweeney have landed on the disabled list, while star first baseman Anthony Rizzo took a seat again...
CHICAGO (AP) Cubs outfielder Justin Ruggiano has been scratched from the lineup due to left ankle soreness.
Ruggiano was replaced by Ryan Sweeney for Saturday's game against Baltimore. Sweeney got the start in right and also batted in Ruggiano's fifth slot.
Ruggiano is batting .281 with six homers and 28 RBIs in 81 games.
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago
Cubs outfielder Justin Ruggiano was busy doing extra exercises with the athletic trainers early Thursday as he tries to deal with some tightness in his groin.
Ruggiano has not played since Tuesday. He was batting .378 with seven doubles, two homers and 14 RBIs in his last 21 games since June 25.
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...
The Chicago Cubs entered Tuesday night's game against the New York Yankees ten and a half games behind the Milwaukee Brewers in the National League Central. A big reason for the dismal start is an offense that is 24th in the Major Leagues in runs scored. There is good news on the injury, as Justin Ruggiano had a successful first rehab game on Monday night.#486294201 / gettyimages...
The Chicago Cubs defeated the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday by the score of 3-0. The win improved the Cubs' record to 14-27 on the season. A major issue contributing to the poor start for the Cubs is an offense that is 22nd in the Major Leagues in runs scored. The Cubs hope the return of Justin Ruggiano and Ryan Sweeney, who are both on the disabled list, will help down the...
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...
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
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...
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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 [...]