West Point Grad Hurtubise ’20 Heads To Reds Camp With MLB Debut In His Sights

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Sure, it was as a featured guest for an event with Reds season ticket holders where he was in the room with more than 100 fans mingling and taking pictures while they enjoyed coffee and snacks. But on January 24, for the first time in his professional career, outfield prospect Jacob Hurtubise ’20 was inside a big league clubhouse.

That, in itself, was meaningful.

“It’s the place we’re all trying to get to as ballplayers, hopefully there to stay,” Hurtubise said afterward. “As you continue to go up the levels, you see that the facilities get nicer and nicer and nicer. I was just looking around at all the [locker] nameplates, kind of imagining what it would look like one day seeing my name up there. That’s obviously the dream. Hopefully it’s coming soon.”

Hurtubise, 26, was added to Cincinnati’s 40-man roster in November and will be at Spring Training.

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