MLB 2009 Rule 5 Eligible Players

I’ve seen a lot of people looking for Rule 5 information from other teams around the league, most likely in order to try and take a guess as to who the Pirates could pick. I don’t have a complete list, but below you will find links to sites that list Rule 5 eligible players for their respective team. Not every site is a complete list. Some sites only mention notable names. Also, some of these articles were done before...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Top 50 Prospects: 10 – Zach Von Rosenberg

To cap off the end of the 2009 season, I’m going to be counting down my list of the top 50 prospects in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ system. I’ll be counting down one prospect per day, with an extensive recap on each player, until I reach number one. Check out the previous installments: 46-50 41-45 36-40 31-35 30 – Brian Friday 29 – Aaron Pribanic 28 – Evan Chambers 27 – Brock Holt 26 –...

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Pittsburgh Pirates Off-Season Tracker

The Off-Season tracker will keep a list of all of the additions the Pittsburgh Pirates have made during the 2009/2010 off-season. The 2010 Proj. Role is the projected role for the player in question, according to the opinion of this web site. The 2010 salary is the major league salary. Official salaries are in bold.  Salaries in italics are only if the player makes the active roster.  Salary totals don’t include potential...

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Pittsburgh Pirates 2009 Rule 5 Eligible Players

With the 40-man roster now set, the following Pittsburgh Pirates players are eligible for the 2009 Rule 5 draft, straight from the BUCCO Fans.com Wiki page: Eligible from Previous Drafts Jean Machi Erik Kratz Kyle Bloom Derek Hankins Moises Robles Jeff Corsaletti Ciro Rosero Rafael De Los Santos Adenson Chourio Bradley Clapp Justin Thomas Jeff Karstens Eligible for the first time in 2009 Michael Crotta Michael Dubee Jared Hughes Miles...

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40-Man Roster is set

The Pittsburgh Pirates have set their 40-man roster, by adding Brad Lincoln, Gorkys Hernandez, Bryan Morris, and Ramon Aguero today. To make room for these players, the Pirates designated Jeff Karstens, Justin Thomas, and Robinzon Diaz for assignment. I’m surprised that Diaz was designated for assignment. The Pirates now have ten days to try and trade him, although he could be claimed off of waivers by another team (and...

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