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Bourjos, Gennett, Asher switch sides as opening day nears

Speedy outfielder Peter Bourjos and infielder Scooter Gennett were among the players on the go Tuesday as big league teams tweaked their rosters less than a week before opening day.

The Tampa Bay Rays added some depth by get Bourjos from the Chicago White Sox for cash or a player to be named.

The 29-year-old Bourjos hit .251 with five homers and 23 RBIs in 123 games with Philadelphia last season. He signed a minor league contract with the White Sox on Jan. 30 and batted .313 in 19 spring training games.

Cincinnati claimed Scooter Gennett off waivers from the Milwaukee Brewers, giving the Reds another option at second base and a utility player off the bench.