The Pittsburgh Pirates protected six players from the 2011 Rule 5 draft, adding Matt Hague, Starling Marte, Rudy Owens, Justin Wilson, Jordy Mercer, and Duke Welker to the 40-man roster.  That left the following players eligible for the 2011 Rule 5 draft.
Eligible Players
The first group of players are first time eligible for the Rule 5 draft in 2011.

Tim Alderson
Calvin Anderson
Fraylin Campos
Michael Colla
Tyler Cox
Emmanuel De Leon
Jeremy Farrell
Zachary Foster
Andrew Lambo
Quincy Latimore
Brian Leach
Brett Lorin
Diego Moreno
Rogelio Noris
Aaron Pribanic
Jhonatan Ramos
David Rubinstein
Hunter Strickland
Cole White

The following players have previously been eligible for the Rule 5 draft, and are eligible again this year.

Eric Avila
Jesus Brito
Brad Chalk
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