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Brian Bogusevic | Outfielder

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (31) / 2/18/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 216
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
Contract: view contract details

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Brian Bogusevic hit a pair of homers off Anibal Sanchez as the Phillies edged a Tigers split-squad 5-4 on Saturday.
Bogusevic, who played for the Astros and Cubs from 2010-13, is trying to get back to the majors with the Phillies after spending last year with the Marlins' Triple-A club. He's now 5-for-11 this spring, so he'll probably get a longer look. Still, he'd seem to be a rather weak bench option for the Phillies. Mar 14 - 4:43 PM

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Phillies signed OF Brian Bogusevic to a minor league contract.

The 30-year-old outfielder is a nice depth signing for the Phillies. He spent the majority of the 2014 campaign at Triple-A New Orleans in the Marlins organization, where he slashed .260/.349/.411 with six homers and 33 RBI in 79 games.
Sat, Nov 1, 2014 03:29:00 PM

Marlins sent OF Brian Bogusevic outright to Triple-A New Orleans.

The Marlins had designated him for assignment after he batted just .170/.184/.191 with 10 strikeouts in 47 Grapefruit League at-bats. Bogusevic should get another shot back in the majors at some point.
Wed, Apr 2, 2014 02:14:00 PM

Marlins designated OF Brian Bogusevic for assignment.

The 30-year-old outfielder had a chance to earn a spot as a reserve outfielder with the Marlins, but hit just .170/.184/.191 with 10 strikeouts in 47 Grapefruit League at-bats.
Sun, Mar 30, 2014 04:47:00 PM

The Marlins plan to designate Brian Bogusevic for assignment.

The Marlins decided to keep Reed Johnson as their final outfielder instead. Bogusevic isn't anything special but could draw some interest on waivers from a team in need of a bench option.
Sun, Mar 30, 2014 11:18:00 AM

Marlins acquired OF Brian Bogusevic from the Cubs for OF Justin Ruggiano.

Bogusevic, who turns 30 in February, batted .273/.323/.462 with six home runs, 16 RBI and two stolen bases over 47 games this past season with the Cubs. He'll likely be a fourth outfielder in Miami.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 09:46:00 AM

Brian Bogusevic went 3-for-4 with a homer and two RBI, leading the Cubs to a 5-4 victory over the Pirates in Pittsburgh on Friday.

Bogusevic tagged starter Charlie Morton for a two-run homer in the fourth inning to give the Cubs an early 3-0 advantage. He’s made the most of his limited at-bats with the Cubs this season, hitting .292/.345/.509 with five homers and 15 RBI in 106 at-bats.
Fri, Sep 13, 2013 10:34:00 PM

Cubs activated OF Brian Bogusevic from the 15-day disabled list.

Bogusevic has been sidelined since July 15 with a strained left hamstring. He should provide depth in center field behind Junior Lake.
Mon, Aug 19, 2013 03:32:00 PM

Brian Bogusevic (hamstring) will move his rehab assignment Saturday to Triple-A Iowa.

Bogusevic had been limited to rehab games with the Cubs' rookie league affiliate. He hasn't reported any setbacks with his strained left hamstring and should return from the DL later this month.
Sat, Aug 17, 2013 03:05:00 PM

Brian Bogusevic (hamstring) has been cleared for a rehab assignment with the Cubs' rookie league affiliate.

Bogusevic has been sidelined since July 15 with a strained left hamstring. He should be activated from the disabled list later this month, but won't be guaranteed a roster spot upon his return.
Sat, Aug 10, 2013 12:04:00 PM

Cubs placed OF Brian Bogusevic on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to July 15, with a strained left hamstring.

Bogusevic originally tweaked his right hammy on July 4 and then aggravated the injury in the last game before the All-Star break. Junior Lake and Julio Borbon will handle center field for now, but David DeJesus (shoulder) is due back in a due days.
Fri, Jul 19, 2013 03:28:00 PM

Brian Bogusevic was forced from Sunday's game against the Cardinals after aggravating his left hamstring.

Bogusevic originally tweaked his right hammy on July 4 and wound up missing a full week. He probably would have been placed on the 15-day disabled list this time around if not for the All-Star break. The outfielder is batting just .261/.277/.326 in 13 games this season.
Mon, Jul 15, 2013 11:23:00 AM

Brian Bogusevic (hamstring) is likely to return to the lineup on Thursday.

Bogusevic has been limited to pinch-hitting duty since leaving last Thursday with left hamstring tightness. "He's pretty close," Cubs manager Dale Sveum said. "It looks like the way things have gone the last couple days, by the Cardinals series on Thursday, he should be ready to play in a game."
Tue, Jul 9, 2013 09:26:00 PM

Brian Bogusevic (hamstring) struck out as a pinch-hitter on Sunday afternoon against the Pirates.

Bogusevic had been out of action for three days because of tightness in his left hamstring. He is 9-for-31 (.290) this season as a backup outfielder for the Cubs.
Mon, Jul 8, 2013 08:01:00 AM

Brian Bogusevic left Thursday's game against the Athletics with left hamstring tightness.

Bogusevic struck out in his only at-bat before being replaced by Julio Borbon. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Thu, Jul 4, 2013 05:20:00 PM

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