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Jason Bourgeois | Outfielder

Team: Cincinnati Reds
Age / DOB:  (33) / 1/4/1982
Ht / Wt:  5'9" / 200
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Jason Bourgeois went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts in Sunday's loss to the Brewers.
Bourgeois had himself a three-hit game while scoring three runs in Saturday's win over the Brew Crew, but Sunday's starter Wily Peralta made sure he didn't repeat that feat. A fractured left shoulder kept the 33-year-old outfielder out of action until late June. Since his return, he's hit .247/.297/.318 with a homer, eight RBI and 11 runs scored. Bourgeois has never played in more than 93 games in a season. Aug 30 - 5:05 PM

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Reds activated OF Jason Bourgeois from the 60-day disabled list.

Bourgeois will serve as the 26th man for the Reds' second game Sunday versus the Mets after the suspended contest is completed. The speedy outfielder has been out all season with a fractured left shoulder.
Jun 28 - 10:38 AM

Jason Bourgeois (shoulder) is beginning a rehab assignment with Triple-A Louisville on Monday.

Bourgeois fractured his left shoulder during spring training and is finally ready for game action again. The speedy outfielder probably isn't a given to be added to the major league roster once he's done with his rehab.
Jun 8 - 4:52 PM

Reds placed OF Jason Bourgeois on the 60-day disabled list with a fractured left shoulder.

Bourgeois isn't expected to return until sometime in May as he recovers from a fractured left shoulder he sustained with diving head first into a base. Brennan Boesch will fulfill a reserve outfielder role while he's sidelined.
Apr 5 - 6:58 PM

Jason Bourgeois will be sidelined 4-6 weeks after an MRI revealed a fracture in his left shoulder.

Bourgeois suffered the injury when he dove into a base and the ailment flared up on him during Saturday's game. Brennan Boesch should pretty much have a roster spot sealed up now with Bourgeois slated to miss the first month or so of the season.
Mar 15 - 11:26 AM

Jason Bourgeois had an MRI on his shoulder after leaving Saturday's game.

Bourgeois initially was believed to have sustained a hand injury, but the Reds clarified that it was actually the outfielder's shoulder that forced him from the game. The results of the MRI aren't in yet. It's not good news for the 33-year-old, who was trying to make the Reds as a reserve outfielder.
Mar 14 - 7:01 PM

Jason Bourgeois left Saturday's Cactus League game after being hit on the hand by a pitch.

Bourgeois was attempting to lay down a bunt when he was hit by the pitch. He stopped before reaching first base in obvious pain, leaving with trainer Paul Lessard. The Reds should update his status shortly.
Mar 14 - 4:55 PM

Reds purchased the contract of OF Jason Bourgeois from Triple-A Louisville.

Bourgeois owns a .259/.305/.326 batting line in the majors. He'll serve as an extra outfielder this month.
Tue, Sep 2, 2014 09:57:00 AM

Jason Bourgeois went 2-for-3 with a solo home run against the Brewers on Thursday.

Bourgeois victimized Kyle Lohse in the fifth inning for his first spring homer. Bourgeois doesn't have much of a shot to make the 25-man roster, but if he plays well at Triple-A, he'll be an option for the Reds if they should need outfield depth during the season.
Thu, Mar 27, 2014 05:41:00 PM

Reds signed OF Jason Bourgeois to a minor league contract.

The 31-year-old speedster had just 16 at-bats in nine games for the Rays in 2013, but hit .290/.343/.368 with two homers, 61 RBI and 22 stolen bases in 90 games at Triple-A Durham. He has excelled against left-handed pitching in his career, and could be looked at as a reserve outfielder and platoon option for the Reds.
Sat, Nov 2, 2013 12:03:00 PM

Jason Bourgeois has elected free agency.

Bourgeois had been outrighted off the Rays' 40-man roster. The speedy outfielder will now seek employment elsewhere.
Fri, Oct 11, 2013 11:53:00 AM

Rays sent OF Jason Bourgeois outright to Triple-A Durham.

Bourgeois was designated for assignment Friday and will remain in the organization. He returns to a .291/.336/.371 batting over 363 plate appearances at the Triple-A level.
Sun, Aug 25, 2013 06:39:00 PM

Rays designated OF Jason Bourgeois for assignment.

He lost his roster spot in order to make room for the addition of David DeJesus. Bourgeois had just three hits in 16 at-bats during his brief time with the Rays.
Fri, Aug 23, 2013 02:42:00 PM

Rays purchased the contract of OF Jason Bourgeois from Triple-A Durham.

Bourgeois earned the call after batting .292/.337/.373 with 21 steals at Durham. He should see some playing time in center field while Desmond Jennings is on the shelf.
Tue, Aug 6, 2013 12:01:00 AM

Rays signed OF Jason Bourgeois to a minor league contract.

It does not include an invitation to spring training. Bourgeois has good speed but is a career .261/.306/.324 hitter and merely represents minor league depth.
Thu, Dec 6, 2012 12:21:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brayan Peña
2Tucker Barnhart
3Devin Mesoraco
1B1Joey Votto
2B1Brandon Phillips
2Ivan DeJesus Jr.
SS1Eugenio Suarez
2Zack Cozart
3B1Todd Frazier
LF1Skip Schumaker
2Brennan Boesch
3Adam Duvall
CF1Billy Hamilton
2Jason Bourgeois
RF1Jay Bruce
2Ryan LaMarre
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Anthony DeSclafani
2Raisel Iglesias
3Keyvius Sampson
4John Lamb
5Jon Moscot
6Homer Bailey
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Aroldis Chapman
2JJ Hoover
3Jumbo Diaz
4Burke Badenhop
5Manny Parra
6Ryan Mattheus
7Sam LeCure
8Pedro Villarreal
9Collin Balester
10Sean Marshall
11Nate Adcock