Justin Ruggiano LF/CF CHC 4 Hrs

Justin Ruggiano returned to action on Wednesday April 23.

Justin Ruggiano LF/CF CHC 13 Hrs

Justin Ruggiano will have X-rays done on his injured hamstring.

Ruggiano left Wednesday's game after making a sliding attempt on a fly ball in the ninth inning. He had to be helped off the field, an indication that the injury could be serious. At this point, a trip to the disabled list seems likely.

Justin Ruggiano LF/CF CHC 14 Hrs

Justin Ruggiano was removed from Wednesday's game after suffering an apparent leg injury.

Ruggiano went all out for a ball down the right field line in the top of the ninth inning and wound up sliding awkwardly into the bullpen area at Wrigley Field. He had to be helped off the field by a trainer and Cubs manager Rick Renteria. The ball landed in fair territory and resulted in a go-ahead RBI triple for the Diamondbacks' Aaron Hill.

Justin Ruggiano LF/CF CHC 11 Days

Justin Ruggiano returned to action on Wednesday April 2.

Justin Ruggiano LF/CF CHC 24 Days

Justin Ruggiano (ankle) is not in the Cubs' Opening day lineup on Monday against the Pirates.

Ruggiano had to be scratched from a couple late-spring Cactus League games due to left ankle soreness, and it is apparently still bothering him. Emilio Bonifacio is starting in center field nn Monday afternoon.

Justin Ruggiano LF/CF CHC 29 Days

Justin Ruggiano (ankle) was scratched from Wednesday's lineup.

Ruggiano was scratched Tuesday due to left ankle soreness and evidently isn't back to 100 percent quite yet. However, there's no indication that he's at risk for missing the start of the season. Consider him day-to-day.

Justin Ruggiano LF/CF CHC 30 Days

Justin Ruggiano was scratched from Tuesday's Cactus League lineup due to left ankle soreness.

Consider him day-to-day for now. Ruggiano will likely split playing time in the Cubs' outfield this season and his speed/power combo could make him a decent play in NL-only leagues.

Justin Ruggiano LF/CF CHC 2 Months

Justin Ruggiano homered and drove home three runs, powering the Cubs to a 10-8 victory over the Brewers in Cactus League action on Sunday.

The 31-year-old outfielder finished the day 3-for-3 and is now hitting an impressive .583 (7-for-12) with two homers and seven RBI on the spring season. He's likely to hit in the middle of the Cubs lineup, and while his batting average will be a detriment, his nice blend of power and speed should give him significant mixed league value.

Justin Ruggiano LF/CF CHC 2 Months

Justin Ruggiano went 2-for-2 with a home run and three RBI on Tuesday against the Athletics.

Ruggiano, the Cubs' new outfielder, drove in a run with a ground-rule double in the first inning. He then hit a two-run home run off of Tommy Milone in the third inning.

Justin Ruggiano LF/CF CHC 3 Months

Cubs and OF Justin Ruggiano avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year, $2 million contract.

Ruggiano requested $2.45 million and was offered $1.6 million from the Cubs when arbitration figures were exchanged earlier this month, so the two sides settled for a little under the midpoint. Acquired from the Marlins in December, the 31-year-old figures to serve on the short side of a platoon in Chicago's outfield in 2014.