The 2011 Rule 5 draft takes place tomorrow morning at 10:00 AM EST. The Pittsburgh Pirates have made a pick in each of the last four drafts under Neal Huntington. In order to continue that trend, they will need to clear a spot on the 40-man roster before tomorrow's draft.
We've talked a lot about the Rule 5 draft on this site, mostly from the perspective of who the Pirates need to protect from the draft, and who they could lose. Normally I do an extensive preview of the available players, looking at some of the top options around the league. I didn't do that this year for two reasons. The first reason was the 2012 Prospect Guide, which took up most of my time, leaving me with very little time to look at the list of available players. In fact, I didn't look at any players until I starte...
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