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Rays acquire Peter Bourjos from the White Sox

Philadelphia Phillies v Arizona Diamondbacks

PHOENIX, AZ - JUNE 29: Peter Bourjos #17 of the Philadelphia Phillies hits a two-run home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first inning of the MLB game at Chase Field on June 29, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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The Rays announced on Tuesday that the club acquired outfielder Peter Bourjos from the White Sox in exchange for a player to be named later or cash considerations.

As all three starting outfield jobs in Tampa Bay are spoken for, Bourjos is looking at a bench role to open the 2017 regular season. Last season with the Phillies, Bourjos hit .251/.292/.389 with 20 doubles, 23 RBI, and 40 runs scored in 383 plate appearances. The bat is still weak, but he also still plays solid defense and runs the bases well.

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