Tag: Rule 5 draft

2010 Rule 5 Draft Eligible Players: Pitchers

Pitchers are the most popular selections in the Rule 5 draft.  Teams always have a pitching prospect who is talented, but isn't talented enough...

2010 Rule 5 Draft Eligible Players: Position Players

Position players don't get selected as frequently as pitchers in the Rule 5 draft, and for two good reasons.  Teams usually try to protect...

Pittsburgh Pirates 2010 Rule 5 Eligible Players

The Pittsburgh Pirates protected Jeff Locke, Daniel Moskos, Michael Crotta, Tony Watson, and Kyle McPherson from the 2010 Rule 5 draft, although the following...

Pirates Add Five, DFA Duke, LaRoche, Delwyn

The Pittsburgh Pirates have added five players to the 40-man roster to protect them from the upcoming Rule 5 draft, and designated Zach Duke,...

Michael Crotta to be Added to 40-Man?

Still waiting to confirm this, but from what I've been told, Indianapolis Indians pitcher Michael Crotta will be added to the 40-man roster tonight,...

Who Would You Protect From the Rule 5 Draft?

The deadline to add players to the 40-man roster, in order to protect them from the Rule 5 draft, is tonight at midnight.  Earlier...

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....

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...

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...

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...
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