Posts tagged 40-man roster

RULE 5 PROTECTION DAY

RULE 5 PROTECTION DAY

November 20th was the deadline to place Rule 5 Draft eligible players on the 40-man roster or risk losing them. Rule 5 deals with players who have either four or five years with a club but haven’t been placed on the 40-man. At this point, clubs must protect them by placing them on the 40-man […]

PLAYOFF ROSTERS SET, ACTIVE ROSTERS EXPANDED

PLAYOFF ROSTERS SET, ACTIVE ROSTERS EXPANDED

At midnight eastern time on Monday, major league clubs had to set their post-season rosters, just prior to expanding the limit from 25 to 40. Last-minute deals were made by the Dodgers and Giants who are battling it out atop the NL west, as well as the Royals.

40-MAN ROSTERS SET, RULE 5 DRAFT GOES DEC 6

40-MAN ROSTERS SET, RULE 5 DRAFT GOES DEC 6

Last night at midnight ET the deadline passed for clubs to set their 40-man rosters before the Rule 5 Draft, which takes place at the  Winter Meetings in Nashville on Dec. 6. After either 4 or 5 years as a professional, a player must be added to his club’s 40-man roster, (explanation in the 40-man roster […]

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