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Patrick Kivlehan the PTBNL in Leonys Martin trade

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The Rangers have announced that Patrick Kivlehan is the player to be named later that the Rangers will be receiving in the Leonys Martin trade

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Patrick Kivlehan will be going to the Texas Rangers from the Seattle Mariners as the player to be named later in the trade involving Leonys Martin, the Rangers have announced.

The Rangers sent center fielder Leonys Martin and reliever Anthony Bass to the M's on November 16 in exchange for outfielder James Jones, reliever Tom Wilhelmsen, and a player to be named later.

Kivlehan, who turns 26 later this month, is a righthanded hitter who was taken in the fourth round of the 2012 draft out of Rutgers.  A senior sign, Kivlehan did not play college baseball until his senior year, as he focused instead on football, playing defensive back for Rutgers.

Kivlehan has played third base, first base and the outfield in the minors, and gives the Rangers another option as a righthanded 4C bat, similar to Ryan Rua.  Kivlehan hit .256/.313/.453 for AAA Tacoma last season.

Kivlehan is not on the 40 man roster, which means he is eligible to be selected in the Rule 5 draft next week.

UPDATE -- Correcting the above, Kivlehan is on the 40 man roster.