GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Tampa Bay Rays have bolstered their outfield depth, acquiring speedy Peter Bourjos from the Chicago White Sox for cash or a player to be named.
The deal Tuesday potentially provides the Rays with a right-handed hitting backup for Gold Glove center fielder Kevin Kiermaier.
Bourjos hit .251 with five homers and 23 RBI in 123 games with the Philadelphia Phillies last season. He signed a minor league contract with the White Sox on Jan. 30 and batted .313 in 19 spring training games.
The 29-year-old has also played for the Los Angeles Angels and St. Louis Cardinals over seven seasons.
The White Sox also announced left-handed pitchers Cory Luebke and Matt Purke were assigned to minor league camp.