The Cincinnati Reds on Thursday selected outfielder Mark Payton from the Oakland A’s in the Rule 5 Draft.
Payton, 28, hit .334 with 30 home runs and 97 RBIs for Las Vegas, the A’s Triple-A affiliate.
It cost the Reds $100,000 to pick Payton in the Rule 5 Draft. Payton must stay on the Reds roster for all of 2020 or be offered back to the A’s for $50,000.
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