The Reds today acquired from the Oakland Athletics 2 players to be named later and cash considerations in exchange for OF Chris Denorfia.
On April 3 Denorfia had "Tommy John" surgery to repair the torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. On March 24 he went on the 15-day disabled list and on April 13 was transferred to the 60-day DL.
Denorfia suffered the elbow injury during a spring training game on March 23 against the Devil Rays.
Denorfia was selected by the Reds in the 19th round of the June 2002 first-year player draft. He appeared in 77 games for the Reds the last 2 seasons (.278, 2hr, 9rbi, 2sb).
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