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What to Expect For the Pirates in Tomorrow’s Rule 5 Draft

Montana DuRapau is available for other teams to take in tomorrow's Rule 5 draft. Photo Credit: Tim Williams
What to Expect For the Pirates in Tomorrow’s Rule 5 Draft

The Winter Meetings have been pretty quiet this year across baseball, with a few rumors going around, and a few trades starting to happen today. The action for the Pirates has been limited to rumors, mostly involving players they might trade away, but without knowledge of whether they would actually be sellers.

Unless things heat up in the next 24 hours, it seems the only moves the Pirates will make during these Winter Meetings will involve tomorrow's Rule 5 draft. Here's a look at whether the Pirates might make a pick, and who they're at risk of losing to other teams, with one player in specific leading the way.
Will the Pirates Make a Pick?
It's hard to say if the Pirates will make a selection in the MLB portion of the draft. They made a pick in each of their first five years under ...

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