All posts tagged "Rule 5 draft"

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    Who Should Be Protected From the Rule 5 Draft?

    Today marks the deadline for teams to set their 40-man rosters, and protect players from the upcoming Rule 5 draft, held on December 9th.  Teams have until midnight tonight to set their rosters, which should provide for a lot of transactions to watch throughout the day.  The Pirates have the following players...

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    Rudy Owens, Diego Moreno Not Rule 5 Eligible

    Jennifer Langosch reports today that, contrary to previous belief, Rudy Owens and Diego Moreno are not eligible for the upcoming Rule 5 draft.  Langosch explains the reasons in full, and as a summary: -Owens was drafted in 2006, when he was 18, but didn’t sign his contract until May 30, 2007, when...

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    Starling Marte Not Rule 5 Eligible

    Two years ago Dejan Kovacevic took a look at the top international prospects in the Pirates’ system at the time, featuring Starling Marte.  In the article, he noted that Marte was signed in 2006 out of the Dominican Republic.  Two years ago, I was putting together the initial database needed to start...

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    2010-2011 Off Season Primer

    With the World Series coming to an end tonight, the 2010/2011 off-season officially begins tomorrow.  You can check out all of the important off-season dates on the Off-Season Calendar.  Here is a quick primer of all of the off-season topics: 40-Man Rosters Teams must reinstate players from the 60-day disabled list by...

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    Should Tony Watson Be Protected?

    There are several Pittsburgh Pirates prospects who are eligible for the upcoming Rule 5 draft.  The following players are eligible for the Rule 5 draft for the first time this December: Nathan Adcock Gabriel Alvarado Maurice Bankston Tom Boleska Jesus Brito Brian Friday Eric Fryer Brandon Holden Erik Huber Ryan Kelly Noah...

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