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Brian Bogusevic | Outfielder

Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Age / DOB:  (32) / 2/18/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 216
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Brian Bogusevic has signed a contract with the Orix Buffaloes of Nippon Professional Baseball.
Bogusevic elected to become a free agent after being outrighted off the Phillies' 40-man roster in June, and the 31-year-old outfielder may now be done forever with Major League Baseball. He holds a .238/.311/.373 career MLB batting line in 834 plate appearances. Thu, Dec 10, 2015 06:42:00 AM

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Brian Bogusevic has elected free agency.

The 31-year-old outfielder saw just 58 at-bats at the big league level for the Phillies in 2015, hitting 259/.295/.414 with two homers, five RBI and a pair of steals. He'll look to secure a minor league deal with spring training invitation in a spot where he can compete for a reserve role.
Sat, Oct 31, 2015 01:17:00 PM

Phillies sent OF Brian Bogusevic outright to Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Bogusevic received a cup of coffee late this season. In 58 at-bats with the Phillies, the 31-year-old southpaw hit .259/.295/.414 with two homers, five RBI and a pair of steals. Prior to his time with the Phillies, he had last played with the Cubs in 2013.
Mon, Oct 19, 2015 03:13:00 PM

Phillies purchased the contract of OF Brian Bogusevic from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.

Bogusevic has hit .295/.360/.426 with 12 homers and 24 steals for Lehigh Valley this season. He'll provide depth with Domonic Brown's (concussion) situation up in the air.
Fri, Sep 4, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Phillies reassigned OF Brian Bogusevic to minor league camp.

Bogusevic slugged .611 in 36 spring at-bats, but the strong showing wasn't enough for him to land a bench spot. Bogusevic last saw major league competition with the Cubs in 2013.
Wed, Apr 1, 2015 09:14:00 AM

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.
Sat, Mar 14, 2015 04:43:00 PM

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

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Cameron Rupp
2Carlos Ruiz
1B1Tommy Joseph
2Ryan Howard
2B1Cesar Hernandez
SS1Freddy Galvis
3B1Maikel Franco
2Andres Blanco
LF1Tyler Goeddel
2Cody Asche
CF1Odubel Herrera
RF1Peter Bourjos
2Jimmy Paredes
3Aaron Altherr
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jeremy Hellickson
2Charlie Morton
3Aaron Nola
4Jerad Eickhoff
5Vincent Velasquez
6Zach Eflin
7Matt Harrison
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jeanmar Gomez
2Hector Neris
3David Hernandez
4Andrew Bailey
5Brett Oberholtzer
6Edubray Ramos
7Severino Gonzalez