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Q&A with Buck Coats

Buck Coats

Buck Coats was one of 10 players from the Cubs' organization to participate in the Venezuelan Winter League this past fall, though his stay was a bit of a short-lived one. Coats appeared in just 31 games and batted .211 with three home runs and 18 RBIs in 95 at-bats.

Coats, who is scheduled to wed his longtime fiancé Saturday, spoke to us recently on his tenure in Venezuela. Was this your first time going to one of the Winter League's? Yeah, first time. What made you decide to play there? I went down to get some more at-bats and just to get more playing time overall. It was good baseball down there because it was only a 60-game season, so every game... Recommended Stories

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