decadron 0.5 mg tablets baytril side effects what are metformin tablets anxiety attacks help what is januvia prescribed for sildenafil citrate tablets vega 100 neurontin from china levitra mexico city prescription prilosec same otc prilosec can you take minocin daily generic propecia order online shop alli pill buy cialis soft boots pharmacy does depo medrol cause weight gain mevacor reviews lasix 40 mg tab buy premarin in usa ortho tri cyclen lo generic names costco watford uk where do i bactrim in usa doxycycline hyclate uses doctor cialis professional mg mexico decadron reviews canadian meclizine tablet trazodone costco price what does deltasone treat how long to take procardia can buy viagra over counter spain hoodia online bestellen buy imiquimod cream matrix blue pill red pill mp3 Purchase viagra 25mg tablets purchase ophthacare aspirin after delivery buy bactrim online without prescription trileptal online uk levitra professional over the counter india diclofenaco normon 50 mg prospecto

Like Shoot to Thrill - An AC/DC Tribute on Facebook!

An authentic tribute of AC/DC that covers the best of the Bon Scott era and the best of Brian Johnson's material

Who's Online?

We have 721 guests online

Atom RSS

Rule 5 Draft PDF Print E-mail
User Rating: / 19
PoorBest 
Business of Baseball Glossary
Written by Jeff Euston   
Tuesday, 30 January 2007 16:40
The Rule 5 draft is held each December at the Winter Meetings, and it consists of a Major League portion and a minor league portion. By November 20, each club must set its 40-man roster and submit reserve lists for all major and minor-league levels (See Minor League Rosters). Between November 20 and the Rule 5 draft, a club may add Major League free agents to its 40-man roster but may not add any player from its minor league reserve lists.

After 4 or 5 years as a professional, a player must be added to his club’s 40-man roster or exposed to the 29 other clubs in the Rule 5 draft. (Under the new CBA, a club has 5 years to evaluate a player who signs his first pro contract at 18 years old or younger, but only 4 years to decide on a player who signs at age 19.) For purposes of calculating years as a pro, the counting begins the day a player signs his first pro contract, not the season he begins to play.

Clubs draft in reverse order of their won-loss records in the previous season, and only clubs with less than 40 players on their rosters may take part. To select an eligible player, a drafting club pays $50,000 to the player’s original club. The drafting club must keep the player on its 25-man active roster for all of the next season or put him on waivers. If a third club claims the player on waivers, the third club also must keep him in the majors all season. If the player clears waivers, he must be offered back to his original club for $25,000. A drafting club may work out a trade with the player’s original club so that the drafting club can keep him and send him to the minor leagues.

If, because of injury, a player selected in the Rule 5 draft spends less than 90 days on the active Major League roster, he also must remain on the Major League roster the next season until he earns 90 days of service. Otherwise, he must be put on waivers and offered back to his original club.

The Rule 5 draft also includes two minor-league phases. In the AAA phase, a player not protected on his club’s 40-man roster or 38-man AAA reserve list may be selected for $12,000. In the AA phase, a player not protected on his club’s 40-man roster, 38-man AAA reserve list or 37-man AA reserve list may be selected for $4,000. A player selected in the minor-league phase of the Rule 5 draft is not required to play the next season with his drafting club at the higher organizational level.
 
 
Banner

Poll

Should MLB Force Jeffery Loria to Sell the Marlins?