|Reds trade OF Buck Coats to Blue Jays for player to be named or cash|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 05 December 2007 09:29|
The Reds designated Coats for assignment on Nov. 28 when they signed free-agent closer Francisco Cordero.
The 25-year-old Coats played in 20 games for the Reds this season after they claimed him off waivers from the Chicago Cubs on Aug. 28. He batted .206 with two RBIs in 34 at-bats for Cincinnati.
In 127 games at Triple-A, Coats hit .308 with 11 home runs, 63 RBIs and 20 stolen bases.