Coats Traded….Rapada Completes Monroe Deal

According to a report on Cubs.com, Buck Coats was traded to the Reds for a player to be named later or cash. The Cubs also sent Clay Rapada to the Tigers as the player to be named later in the Craig Monroe deal.

Coats was designated for assignment by the Cubs in order to make room for Craig Monroe on the 40-man roster and he was optioned to Triple-A Louisville by the Reds. Rapada was assigned by the Tigers to Triple-A Toledo.

Quote of the Day

"People ask me a lot about the values I got from playing for the Cubs for so many years. The value I got out of it was patience. A lot of people these days are not very patient." - Ernie Banks

Ernie Banks, Mr. Cub (1931-2015)


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