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Saturday, April 15, 2017

How the Padres Are Pioneering a New Tanking Method – The Ringer

A.J. Preller, go big or go home.

Jim Furtado Posted: April 15, 2017 at 07:53 AM | 0 comment(s)
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Sunday, December 11, 2016

Orioles’ preparation for annual Rule 5 draft an organization-wide effort - Baltimore Sun

Interesting article about the Orioles process preparing for the Rule 5 Draft.

Jim Furtado Posted: December 11, 2016 at 09:01 AM | 2 comment(s)
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Thursday, December 08, 2016

2016 Rule 5 Draft results | MLB.com

It’s live!

Jim Furtado Posted: December 08, 2016 at 09:07 AM | 34 comment(s)
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Rule 5 Draft Expanded Preview | BaseballAmerica.com

What do the Padres know that everybody else doesn’t know?

Yimmi Brasoban, rhp, Padres: Brasoban ranked 19th in the Padres system a year ago. The Padres’ system is significantly deeper this year, but it is still a surprise that San Diego left the hard-throwing righthander unprotected as he has two major league pitches (a 95-98 mph fastball and an excellent slider) and he has Double-A experience. Brasoban’s control wavers at times, but with an ability to eat up righthanded hitters (who hit .190/.292/.238 against him in Double-A), he is a very intriguing potential pick.

Jim Furtado Posted: December 08, 2016 at 08:40 AM | 0 comment(s)
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When Is The Rule 5 Draft?

BA provides an FAQ about the draft.

Jim Furtado Posted: December 08, 2016 at 06:39 AM | 0 comment(s)
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Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Rule 5 Draft Drops The Double-A Phase

When Thursday’s Rule 5 draft begins, it will have a major league phase and a minor league phase, but for the first time that minor league phase will not be divided between Triple-A and Double-A.

That division dates back to the beginning of the Rule 5 draft, back to 1903 when it was logically just known as the draft. After all, the first first-year player draft was still 62 years away. Back then, with major league teams prohibited from “farming out” players to the minors, the draft was established to create an orderly flow of talented players from the lower minors to the high minors and eventually to the big leagues. Class B league teams could draft players from Class C and below. Class A league teams could draft players from B and below and so forth.

But that distinction between the Triple-A phase and the Double-A phase has been archaic for years.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: December 07, 2016 at 12:19 AM | 1 comment(s)
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