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Reds trade Francisco for Pitching Prospect

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Cincinnati, OH (FOX19) - Sunday morning the Reds acquired from the Atlanta Braves RHP J.J. Hoover in exchange for IF/OF Juan Francisco.

Hoover, 24, in his minor league career is 25-19, 3.14 in 61 starts and 38 relief apps (401ip, 360h, 121bb, 425k).  He will be assigned to Class AAA Louisville.

Francisco, 24, hit .284 in 81 apps the last 3 seasons for the Reds.

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