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Jair Bogaerts | First Baseman

Team: Chicago Cubs
Age / DOB:  (22) / 10/1/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 230
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Cubs released 1B Jair Bogaerts.
Bogaerts didn't even last three months with the organization. The 19-year-old outfielder was acquired from the Red Sox in late March as a player to be named later in the Theo Epstein compensation deal, but the Cubs have already given the pink slip. Wed, Jun 27, 2012 02:45:00 PM

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Cubs acquired 1B Jair Bogaerts from the Red Sox as the player to be named later in the Theo Epstein compensation deal.

The Red Sox already acquired right-hander Chris Carpenter last month (who needs elbow surgery), but they are still expected to receive a player to be named later. Bogaerts is the twin brother of highly-regarded infield prospect Xander Bogaerts. The 19-year-old batted .288/.387/.404 with two homers, 27 RBI and a .791 OPS over 47 games last season with Boston's Dominican Summer League team. He's still very early in his development.
Thu, Mar 29, 2012 01:17:00 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Miguel Montero
2Kyle Schwarber
3David Ross
4Taylor Teagarden
1B1Anthony Rizzo
2B1Addison Russell
2Tommy La Stella
SS1Starlin Castro
2Jonathan Herrera
3B1Kris Bryant
LF1Chris Coghlan
2Chris Denorfia
CF1Dexter Fowler
RF1Jorge Soler
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PosRoleName
S1Jon Lester
2Jake Arrieta
3Jason Hammel
4Kyle Hendricks
5Tsuyoshi Wada
6Jacob Turner
7Dan Haren
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PosRoleName
R1Jason Motte
2Hector Rondon
3Pedro Strop
4Tommy Hunter
5Justin Grimm
6James Russell
7Rafael Soriano
8Neil Ramirez
9Travis Wood
10Yoervis Medina
11Zac Rosscup