Reds call up top prospect Bruce, designate Hatteberg
CINCINNATI -- Outfielder Jay Bruce, the Cincinnati Reds' top prospect, was called up from the minors Tuesday in a move that represents another step toward the franchise's future.
The Reds promoted the 21-year-old outfielder from Triple-A Louisville and designated first baseman Scott Hatteberg for assignment, ending his three-year stay in Cincinnati. The Reds picked up Hatteberg's $1.85 million contract option last October, when they weren't sure whether Joey Votto would be ready to take ...
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