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Marlins acquire outfielder Justin Ruggiano from Houston Astros

The Miami Marlins today announced that they have acquired OF Justin Ruggiano from the Houston Astros in exchange for C Jobduan Morales. The announcement was made by Marlins President of Baseball Operations Larry Beinfest.
 
Ruggiano, 30, is batting .325 (38x117) in 39 games this season for triple-A Oklahoma City of the Pacific Coast League, with five home runs and 29 RBI. A right-handed batter and fielder, Ruggiano played 98 games in the Majors for Tampa Bay from 2007-11.
 
Morales batted .275 (52x189) in 55 games between single-A Greensboro and Jamestown  last season. He has spent the 2012 campaign at extended spring training.

The Miami Marlins today announced that they have acquired OF Justin Ruggiano from the Houston Astros in exchange for C Jobduan Morales. The announcement was made by Marlins President of Baseball Operations Larry Beinfest.
 
Ruggiano, 30, is batting .325 (38x117) in 39 games this season for triple-A Oklahoma City of the Pacific Coast League, with five home runs and 29 RBI. A right-handed batter and fielder, Ruggiano played 98 games in the Majors for Tampa Bay from 2007-11.
 
Morales batted .275 (52x189) in 55 games between single-A Greensboro and Jamestown  last season. He has spent the 2012 campaign at extended spring training.

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