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Reds acquire Red Sox prospect Longhi

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CINCINNATI -- The Reds acquired outfielder/first baseman Nick Longhi from the Red Sox in exchange for international amateur signing bonus pool space, Reds general manager Dick Williams announced Sunday morning.

Longhi -- Boston's No. 9 prospect according to MLBPipeline.com -- was selected by the Red Sox in the 30th round of the 2013 Draft out of Venice High School in Florida. As a member of Double-A Portland in 2017, Longhi was batting .262 with six home runs, 15 doubles and 33 RBIs in 62 games.

CINCINNATI -- The Reds acquired outfielder/first baseman Nick Longhi from the Red Sox in exchange for international amateur signing bonus pool space, Reds general manager Dick Williams announced Sunday morning.

Longhi -- Boston's No. 9 prospect according to MLBPipeline.com -- was selected by the Red Sox in the 30th round of the 2013 Draft out of Venice High School in Florida. As a member of Double-A Portland in 2017, Longhi was batting .262 with six home runs, 15 doubles and 33 RBIs in 62 games.

Overall, Longhi has played in 347 games in the Minor Leagues, batting .278 with an OPS of .738. With Class A Salem in 2016, he was among the top-10 players in the Carolina League in hitting (.282), RBIs (77) and doubles (40).

Jeremy Vernon is is a reporter for MLB.com based in Cincinnati.

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