Indians trade for Kosuke Fukudome

Chicago Cubs Kosuke Fukudome of Japan flips his bat after hitting a three-run homer scoring Geovany Soto and Tony Campana during the sixth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at Wrigley Field on June 16, 2011 in Chicago. Brian Kersey/UPI

It’s better than nothing, and it’s certainly better than the platoon we have out in right field while Shin-Soo Choo is hurt.

Kosuke Fukudome was signed by the Cubs for years ago for a massive amount of money, and he has underperformed. That said, he’s an excellent outfielder and he has a very good on-base percentage. He gives the Tribe a quality outfielder to help them through this rough spot with the injuries to Sizemore and Choo. Not a bad move, and given the Tribe’s track record of spotting talent on other teams, we might be pleasantly surprised.

You can follow us on Twitter and Facebook for content updates.

Related Posts

Leave a Reply

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>