According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Chicago Cubs will receive 20 year-old right-hander, Jonathan Martinez, as the Player To Be Named Later (PTBNL) in the deal that sent Darwin Barney to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
— Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) July 30, 2014
In 2011, the Dodgers signed Martinez out of Venezuela at just 16 years-old. At 6’1” and 170 lb, Martinez is considered to have three average pitches, fastball, slider, and changeup. (Per MLBpipeline.com)
If anything changes we will have an update.
(UPDATE 3:25 PM CST)
The LA Dodgers twitter account has confirmed that the deal is done.
The Dodgers optioned Darwin Barney to Albuquerque and completed their trade for Barney, sending Great Lakes P Jonathan Martinez to the Cubs.
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) July 30, 2014
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