Posts tagged Rule 5 draft

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 […]

RULE 5 DRAFT TODAY

RULE 5 DRAFT TODAY

On this last day of the 2014 Winter Meetings, the Rule 5 Draft will take place at noon ET. Players who have been with their clubs for a specified length of time, but have not been placed on the club’s 40-man roster, are eligible to be drafted. That length of time is dependent upon the […]

RULE 5 DRAFT RESULTS

RULE 5 DRAFT RESULTS

With the conclusion of the Winter Meetings comes the annual Rule 5 Draft, where teams are able to select unprotected players from other organizations. There are a few famous Rule 5 success stories, like Johan Santana, but for the most part the players chosen don’t rise to superstardom. Here are the results from this year’s major […]

RULE 5 DRAFT RESULTS

RULE 5 DRAFT RESULTS

On this last day of the 2012 Winter Meetings in Nashville, the Rule 5 draft was held. The draft is for players who aren’t on a major league 40-man roster after either four or five years since signing, depending on the player’s age when he signed. Here are the results: MAJOR LEAGUE PHASE HOU: Josh […]

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 […]

ARBITRATION DEADLINE, RULE 5 DRAFT

ARBITRATION DEADLINE, RULE 5 DRAFT

Two important offseason events happen tonight and tomorrow. The deadline for players who declared free agency to accept arbitration offers is tonight at midnight ET. David Ortiz of the Red Sox was one of the bigger names out there before he accepted arbitration earlier tonight. But the clock is ticking for others who are discussed […]

TERMS AND RULES: OFFSEASON KEY DATES

TERMS AND RULES: OFFSEASON KEY DATES

With the Hot Stove season upon us, here is a look at the key dates on the player movement calendar this offseason. November 3 – Free agents are eligible to sign with any team. 12:01AM ET. November 15, 16 –GM Meetings (Milwaukee, WI) November 16, 17 –Owners Meetings (Milwaukee, WI) November 18 – Day to […]