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The Rule 5 draft is a Major League Baseball player draft that o...

wikipedia - 14 Dec 2017
The Rule 5 draft is a Major League Baseball player draft that occurs each year in December, at the annual Winter Meeting of general managers. The Rule 5 draft aims to prevent teams from stockpiling too many young players on their minor league affiliate teams when other teams would be willing to have them play in the majors. The Rule 5 draft is named for its place in Major League Rules. (It is sometimes mistakenly referenced with a Roman numeral.) The June Rule 4 draft, known as simply "the draft", "a
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Who's joining the 40-man?

McCovey Chronicles - 15 Nov 2018
We've reached one of the signature dates of the baseball calendar for young players: in the next four or five days some few Giants' minor league players will have their lives changed when the club protects them from the Rule 5 draft by adding them to ...
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Padres to be active ahead of Rule 5 deadline - 12 Nov 2018
An important deadline looms on Nov. 20 at 5 p.m. PT. San Diego must add a handful of its top prospects to the 40-man roster, or they'll be exposed to the Rule 5 Draft in December. But the Padres already have a full 40-man roster, meaning something has ...
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Offseason leagues: Edward Olivares trending up ahead of Rule 5 draft

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 12 Nov 2018
19) – ahead of the unranked Olivares. However, neither have as much time in pro ball as Edwards, who is among the prospects the Padres have to add to the 40-man roster by Nov. 20 to protect them from the Rule 5 draft. Olivares signed with the Blue Jays ...
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Why Mets may be in hurry to reach David Wright settlement

New York Post - 13 Nov 2018
20 at 8 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, at which point clubs must finalize their rosters in anticipation of the Rule 5 draft on Dec. 13 in Las Vegas. The only reason to keep Wright on their 40-man roster, thereby blocking a young player from being ...
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Milwaukee Brewers prospects who are eligible for the Rule 5 Draft

Brew Crew Ball - 29 Oct 2018
This year, Brewers have nearly 40 players eligible for the Rule 5 draft. The draft is designed as a way to prevent teams from piling up minor league players who may have otherwise gotten to the big leagues with another organization. Here is how a ...
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40-Man Roster Decisions: Players Eligible for the 2018 Rule 5 Draft

ChicagoNow (blog) - 01 Nov 2018
The Rule 5 Draft takes place on the final day of Major League Baseball's annual Winter Meetings. This year, that occurs on Thursday December, 13th in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the major league phase of the draft, any player who is not on a club's 40-man ...
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Why Phillies Placed Justin Bour on Waivers

NBC 10 Philadelphia - 15 Nov 2018
Looking to trim their 40-man roster ahead of next week's deadline to protect prospects from the Rule 5 draft, the Phillies have placed slugging first baseman Justin Bour on waivers, according to a major-league source. The move essentially means Bour ...
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Bucco Breakfast: Clearing roster spots

Bucs Dugout - 15 Nov 2018
The other part of preparing for the Rule 5 draft is creating roster space for the guys you want to protect. Based on yesterday's exercise, I think the Pirates probably need spots for four players: Mitch Keller, Cole Tucker, Jason Martin and J.T. Brubaker.
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2018 Rule 5 draft : Who should Cashman protect?

Bronx Baseball Daily - 09 Nov 2018
Brian Cashman made several trades at the deadline this year that relieved a significant amount of the pressure for the upcoming rule 5 draft. The Yankees will soon have to decide on who to protect from the guys they have left. They currently have two ...
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San Diego Padres: Three Trades That Could Happen This Week

Friars on Base - 13 Nov 2018
The deadline to add Rule-5 draft-eligible players to the 40-man roster is in just a few days and the San Diego Padres need to make a number of subtractions, otherwise, they are sure to lose a few top 30 prospects and receive nothing in return. This ...
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Friar talk: Pondering the Padres' potential cuts

The San Diego Union-Tribune - 13 Nov 2018
Hold: The Padres stashed the 22-year-old on the roster in 2017 as a Rule 5 draft pick, one they expected all along to continue to develop in the farm system. A concussion slowed him considerably in 2018, but Cordoba's return to San Diego was always a ...
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Diamondbacks Top Propsect #24: RHP Jose Almonte

AZ Snake Pit - 15 Nov 2018
Likely 2019 Assignment: Almonte is eligible to be snatched in the Rule 5 Draft, although I'd be surprised if a team poaches him given the severe oblique injury. If he stays in the organization, I see the team sending him to Extended Spring Training or ...
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Examining Rule 5 Eligible Players: Kyle Holder

Pinstriped Prospects - 25 Oct 2018
The annual Rule 5 draft is a chance for prospects to get a new start with a different organization and quite possibly get a chance to make their major league debut. This series we will take a look a select few Yankees prospects that are eligible for ...
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Could Nick Burdi Be A Factor In The 2019 Pirate Bullpen?

Rum Bunter - 13 Nov 2018
In the minor league portion of last year's Rule 5 Draft the Pittsburgh Pirates selected right-handed pitcher Nick Burdi from the Minnesota Twins. Burdi, once a highly touted pitching prospect for Minnesota, was set to miss most of 2018 due to Tommy ...

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