Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:23:58 -0700
Chicago Cubs OF Justin Ruggiano (groin) isn't starting because of a groin injury Wednesday, Aug. 13. However, he'll be available off the bench.
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:07:05 -0700
Chicago Cubs OF Justin Ruggiano (leg) said his leg is feeling fine Wednesday, Aug. 13, and he's available to play.
Fantasy Tip: Whether Ruggiano actually plays is a different story. To be safe, leave him out of your daily starting lineups.
Tue, 12 Aug 2014 20:47:35 -0700
Chicago Cubs OF Justin Ruggiano (leg) left the game Tuesday, Aug. 12, against the Milwaukee Brewers due to leg fatigue.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:53:03 -0700
The New York Yankees have shown an interest in Chicago Cubs OF Justin Ruggiano, but they were rebuffed.
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:53:23 -0700
Chicago Cubs OF Justin Ruggiano (groin) isn't ready to play the field because of a groin injury but is available for pinch-hitting duties.
Fantasy Tip: Ruggiano's hot hitting of late has been halted by this health issue. Deep-league owners will bide time until he comes back with another rental outfielder.
Mon, 26 May 2014 10:20:48 -0700
The Chicago Cubs have activated OF Justin Ruggiano (hamstring) from the 15-day disabled list. The team also optioned OF Ryan Kalish to Triple-A Iowa.
Fri, 23 May 2014 20:48:36 -0700
Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria said OF Justin Ruggiano (hamstring) is getting closer to returning, because he has been able to play back-to-back days during his rehab assignment.
Mon, 19 May 2014 13:44:26 -0700
Chicago Cubs OF Justin Ruggiano (hamstring) will start his rehab assignment with Triple-A Iowa Monday, May 19.
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 09:04:13 -0700
The Chicago Cubs placed OF Justin Ruggiano (hamstring) on the disabled list after suffering a Grade 2 strain of his hamstring Wednesday, April 23. He'll be out at least three to four weeks. Ruggiano said he heard a "pop" when he was injured.
Fantasy Tip: Ruggiano had been in a platoon in right field with Nate Schierholtz. Schierholtz should now see more consistent playing time, with Ryan Kalish and Ryan Sweeney as options to spell him if needed. Schierholtz deserves a look in very deep mixed leagues.
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:26:41 -0700
Updating a previous report, Chicago Cubs OF Justin Ruggiano (hamstring) will have an MRI on his left hamstring after suffering an injury Wednesday, April 23, against the Arizona Diamondbacks. "Ruggiano is going to get an MRI," manager Rick Renteria said. "We won't know the extent of it until he gets seen."