Generally, trades like this are done to delay the final disposition of the trade to base the 'player to be named later' on how well the other player in the trade performed and/or what positions need help on the team receiving the player to be named later. There are two provisions to this type of trade. The player to be named later must be selected within six months of the trade and must be a player in the other league. However, the player to be named later may also be a minor leaguer and in most cases, is a minor leaguer. If the teams cannot agree on who the player to be named later will be, they can agreed to a financial compensation.
The Player to be named later who was acquired from the Brewers in exchange for CC Sabathia was Michael Brantley.
yes there is really a baseball player named Blake dean
The cast of A Player to Be Named Later - 2005 includes: Micah Franklin Marco Scutaro Brad Tyler
Coach - 1989 A Player to Be Named Later 8-24 was released on: USA: 7 May 1996
Currently no, but in the 40s there was someone named Heinz Becker.
Yes, there was a baseball player named Larry Lamonde from Pgh. Pa. He played for the Pgh. Pirates from 1981-1986. He was a knuckleball pitcher.
Harry Chiti. In 1962, Harry Chiti was traded from the Cleveland Indians to the New York Mets for the proverbial 'player to be named later'. In 15 games for the Mets, Chiti batted .195. He was sent back to the Indians two months after the trade as the 'player to be named later'. He didn't play another game in the majors after being returned to the Indians.
Yes by a baseball player named Matt Kemp.