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Fukudome a minor upgrade for Indians

7/30/2011

The Cleveland Indians have acquired right fielder Kosuke Fukudome and cash from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for minor league right fielder Abner Abreau and minor league right-hander Carlton Smith. The Cubs will pay all but $775,000 of the roughly $4.65 million owed to Fukudome for the balance of the season.