PITTSBURGH (AP) -The Chicago Cubs traded minor league outfielder Buck Coats to the Cincinnati Reds on Thursday for a player to be named or cash.
Coats was optioned to Triple-A Louisville. He had been playing at Triple-A Iowa, where the 25-year-old was hitting .303 with 11 homers, 59 RBIs and 18 stolen bases.
Coats was an 18th-round pick by the Cubs in the June 2000 draft.

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