to be named later

to be named later

A set phrase used when certain details are not known at present but will be revealed later. It is perhaps most often used in sports. A: "Who else did we get in that trade?" B: "Just a player to be named later."
See also: later, name
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By rule, the players to be named later cannot be players on the active major-league roster.
They acquired right-handed relief pitcher Mike Fetters from the Oakland A's for a player to be named later and an undisclosed amount of cash.