Coats Promoted to Chicago
Coats got the call up Tuesday
Coats got the call up Tuesday

Posted Aug 22, 2006


INF/OF Buck Coats has been promoted from Triple-A Iowa to Chicago, Cubs Director of Player Development Oneri Fleita said Tuesday.

The 24-year-old Coats was hitting .277 in 118 games for Iowa this season. Primarily a shortstop throughout his minor league career, he has spent the majority of 2006 in right field.

The left-handed hitting Coats had a .336 on-base percentage with Iowa and 16 stolen bases in 20 attempts.

Drafted by the Cubs in the 18th round of the 2000 draft, Coats was named to the 2005 Southern League All-Star Game a season ago at Double-A. There he hit .282 with a career-high 32 doubles in 127 games for West Tenn.

Over his last 19 games with the I-Cubs, Coats was 20-for-68 with five doubles and a home run.


Related Stories
Q&A: Buck Coats
 -by NorthsidersReport.com  Sep 12, 2006
Ryu rocky in start
 -by NorthsidersReport.com  Jun 15, 2006
Live from New Orleans: I-Cubs Rally
 -by NorthsidersReport.com  Jun 14, 2006

PREMIUM SUBSCRIPTION INCLUDES
> Members-only Forums
> Insider Information
> MiLB &
   MLB Draft News
> Expert Chats

Sign Up Today!

Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from NorthsidersReport.com. Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
OF Buck Coats (profile)
[View My HotList]
Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Baseball > Chi Cubs
Baseball > Iowa
[View My HotList]