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Gerut Dealt After Tribe Tops Royals

Jason Dubois ... acquired from Cubs.

Jody Gerut was traded to the Chicago Cubs minutes after the Indians got a 6-2 victory at Jacobs Field in a rain-shortened game called in the bottom of the fifth inning. Cleveland got right-handed outfielder Jason Dubois from the Cubs.

Gerut grew up in Chicago, but was a White Sox fan. He said he was shocked by the trade, admitted that he'll quickly have to learn to switch allegiance and that he is looking forward to playing in legendary Wrigley Field. The Indians believe Dubois (pronounced dew-BOYCE) could fill their need for power from the right side of the plate. The 26-year-old was recently sent back to the minors after...

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