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11/08/2012 3:06 PM ET

Royals trade pitcher Tommy Hottovy to Rangers

The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club has traded left-handed pitcher Tommy Hottovy to the Texas Rangers in exchange for a player to be named and cash considerations. 

Hottovy, 31, was designated for assignment on November 2.  The Kansas City native was 0-0 with a 2.89 ERA in nine relief appearances for the Royals in 2012.

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