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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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Cincinnati Reds draft Brad Keller in the Rule 5 Draft

My Cincinnati Reds Blog (blog) - 27 Dec 2017
The Cincinnati Reds drafted starting pitching prospect Brad Keller from the Arizona Diamondbacks' organization. The Cincinnati Reds drafted Brad Keller in the Rule 5 Draft, but didn't intend on keeping him. He made 26 starts for Arizona's Double-A team ...
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All-Time Marlins: January 20th Birthdays

Fish Stripes - 20 Jan 2018
Ozzie Guillen is a 5'11”, 150 lb. shortstop from Oculare Del Tuy, Venezuela. He slashed .264/.287/.338 in 16 major league seasons, mostly with the Chicago White Sox, but a little for the Baltimore Orioles, the Atlanta Braves, and the Tampa Bay Rays. In ...
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Rule 5 Pick Nestor Cortes Could Fill Orioles' Southpaw Void

Baseball America - 06 Jan 2018
No team was more active in the 2017 Rule 5 draft than the Orioles, who made 23-year-old lefthander Nestor Cortes the first of their club-record three selections in the major league phase. The Orioles also chose 24-year-old righthanded relievers Pedro ...
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Mariners claim RHP Bradford from Mets

Sportspress Northwest - 19 Jan 2018
Dec. 11: Claimed OF Cameron Perkins off waivers from Philadelphia. Dec. 13: Acquired RHP Shawn Armstrong from Cleveland and LHP Anthony Misiewicz from Tampa Bay, both for international slot money. Dec. 14: Selected 1B Mike Ford from the Yankees in the ...
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Johan Santana elected to Twins Hall of Fame - 19 Jan 2018
“The Minnesota Twins are thrilled with the election of Johan Santana to the Twins Hall of Fame,” Twins president and CEO Dave St. Peter said in a press release. “Johan's brilliant career – defined by two Cy Young Awards, his devastating change-up and ...
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Wei-Chung Wang will pitch in Korea in 2018, per report

Brew Crew Ball - 19 Jan 2018
Doug Melvin and his front office made a curious, and eventually controversial, decision in the 2013 Rule 5 Draft with the selection of Wei-Chung Wang. The then-22 year old left-hander had previously been a prospect in the Pirates organization who was ...
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Giants introduce Evan Longoria: 'I'm here to win'

Fairfield Daily Republic - 20 Jan 2018
Evans would not rule out a bullpen acquisition but said it was “not lost on us” how much money was thrown at middle relievers and setup men when free agency began this offseason. Asked about losing pitcher Kyle Crick in the McCutchen deal, Evans said ...
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Minnesota Twins in-house bullpen options (blog) - 20 Jan 2018
Expect May back sometime in late May or early June. Tyler Kinley– The Twins chose Kinley in the Rule 5 draft in December. This means he must be kept on the 25-man roster all season. If the Twins remove him from the roster the team they took him from ...
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Every MLB Team's Potential Breakout Star in 2018

Bleacher Report - 19 Jan 2018
Everyone loves a good breakout. By that, we mean a player who takes a significant leap forward and emerges as a legitimate MLB star. As the 2018 season approaches, let's take a look at the top potential breakout candidate from all 30 teams. Some are ...
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Padres announce Spring Training non-roster invitees

Gaslamp Ball - 18 Jan 2018
Adam Cimber - Drafted in 2013, Cimber has slowly climbed up through the minors in the Padres organization. His 2017 AAA campaign was particularly impressive, as he issued only one walk per nine innings pitched. Cimber will be a candidate for a relief ...
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White Sox Minor League News & Notes - 11/28 thru 1/7

ChicagoNow (blog) - 08 Jan 2018
Welcome to the latest edition of our News and Notes, covering the White Sox minor leagues. During the season this article runs weekly, but from October through February it will be closer to monthly. This article covers all the news and updates from ...
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2018 NFL Mock Draft 5.0

The Phinsider - 20 Jan 2018
After taking Myles Garrett first overall last year the Browns take a QB number overall in 2018. I am changing this pick to Darnold here from my last mock. I really don't know, I think Rosen is ready to start now and is the more polished passer but ...

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