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Rule 5 Baseball Draft

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To prevent teams from stockpiling young players or blocking their career progression, the Rule 5 draft was created to allow teams to select players off of other organizations affiliate rosters. The catch would be that the selecting team would have to keep these players on their 25-man roster for the entire season. The draft takes place in December during the winter GM meetings.

Eligibility:
  • Not on their organization's 40-man roster AND
  • Were 18 or younger on the June 5 preceding their signing and this is the their fifth Rule 5 draft upcoming OR
  • Were 19 or older on the June 5 preceding their signing and this is their fourth Rule 5 draft upcoming.

  • 2013 Rule 5 PicksPosHigh LevelSelecting TeamFrom teamNotes
    20131Patrick SchusterPAAAHouston AstrosArizona DiamondbacksSent to the San Diego Padres as the player to be named later for Anthony Bass
    20132Adrian NietoCMLBChicago White SoxWashington Nationals
    20133Kevin MunsonPAAAPhiladelphia PhilliesArizona Diamondbacks
    20134Tom KahnlePMLBColorado RockiesNew York Yankees
    20135Brian MoranPMLBToronto Blue JaysSeattle MarinersTraded to the Los Angeles Angels
    20136Seth RosinPMLBNew York MetsPhiladelphia PhilliesTraded to the Los Angeles Dodgers
    20137Wei-Chung WangPMLBMilwaukee BrewersPittsburgh Pirates
    20138Marcos MateoPMLBArizona DiamondbacksChicago Cubs
    20139Michael Almanzar3BMLBBaltimore OriolesBoston Red Sox

    2012 Rule 5 PicksPosHigh LevelSelecting TeamFrom teamNotes
    20121Joshua FieldsPMLBHouston AstrosBoston Red Sox
    20122Hector RondonPMLBChicago CubsCleveland Indians
    20123Danny RosenbaumPAAAColorado RockiesWashington NationalsReturned to the Nationals
    20124Ryan PresslyPMLBMinnesota TwinsBoston Red Sox
    20125Chris McGuiness1BMLBCleveland IndiansTexas RangersReturned to the Rangers
    20126Alfredo SilverioCF-LFAAAMiami MarlinsLos Angeles Dodgers
    20127Jeff KobernusOFMLBBoston Red SoxWashington NationalsTraded to Tigers
    20128Kyle LobsteinPAAANew York MetsTampa Bay RaysTraded to Tigers
    20129Starling PeraltaPA+Arizona DiamondbacksChicago CubsReturned to the Cubs
    201210Ender InciarteOFMLBPhiladelphia PhilliesArizona DiamondbacksReturned to the Diamondbacks
    201211Angel Sanchez3B-SSMLBChicago White SoxLos Angeles Angels
    201212T.J. McFarlandPMLBBaltimore OriolesCleveland Indians
    201213Coty WoodsPAAATexas RangersColorado RockiesReturned to the Rockies
    201214Nate Freiman1BMLBHouston AstrosSan Diego PadresClaimed on waivers by the Athletics
    201215Braulio LaraPAAAMiami MarlinsTampa Bay RaysReturned to Tampa Bay

    2011 Rule 5 PicksPosHigh LevelSelecting TeamFrom teamNotes
    20111Rhiner CruzPMLBHouston AstrosNew York Mets
    20112Terry DoylePAAAMinnesota TwinsChicago White SoxReturned to Chicago, later signed with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks in Japan
    20113Lucas LuetgePMLBSeattle MarinersMilwaukee Brewers
    20114Ryan Flaherty2BMLBBaltimore OriolesChicago Cubs
    20115Cesar CabralPMLBKansas City RoyalsBoston Red SoxTraded to the New York Yankees for cash.
    20116Lendy CastilloPMLBChicago CubsPhiladelphia Phillies
    20117Gustavo Nunez2B-SSAAAPittsburgh PiratesDetroit Tigers
    20118Robert FishPAAAAtlanta BravesLos Angeles Angels
    20119Erik KomatsuOFMLBSt. Louis CardinalsWashington NationalsClaimed off waivers by the Minnesota Twins and later returned to Washington.
    201110Marwin GonzalezSSMLBBoston Red SoxChicago CubsTraded to the Houston Astros for Marco Duarte.
    201111Brett LorinPAAAArizona DiamondbacksPittsburgh PiratesRights permanently acquired by Arizona from Pittsburgh in exchange for Robby Rowland.
    201112Brad MeyersPAAANew York YankeesWashington Nationals

    2010 Rule 5 PicksPosHigh LevelSelecting TeamFrom teamNotes
    20101Josh Rodriguez3BMLBPittsburgh PiratesCleveland IndiansReturned to Cleveland on April 29, 2011. Pirates reacquired Rodriguez from Cleveland for cash considerations on June 21, 2011.
    20102Jose FloresPAAASeattle MarinersCleveland IndiansReturned to Cleveland on March 25, 2011.
    20103Joe PatersonPMLBArizona DiamondbacksSan Francisco Giants
    20104Adrian RosarioPAABaltimore OriolesMilwaukee BrewersReturned to Milwaukee on March 24, 2011.
    20105Nate AdcockPMLBKansas City RoyalsPittsburgh Pirates
    20106Elvin RamirezPMLBWashington NationalsNew York MetsReturned to New York Mets on October 18, 2011.
    20107Mason TobinPMLBChicago CubsLos Angeles AngelsTraded to Texas on December 9, 2010.
    20108Aneury RodriguezPMLBHouston AstrosTampa Bay Rays
    20109Pat EganPAAAMilwaukee BrewersBaltimore OriolesReturned to Baltimore on March 24, 2011
    201010Brad Emaus2BMLBNew York MetsToronto Blue JaysReturned to Toronto on April 21, 2011, then traded to Colorado on April 22, 2011.
    201011George KontosPMLBSan Diego PadresNew York YankeesReturned to New York Yankees on March 14, 2011.
    201012Scott DiamondPMLBMinnesota TwinsAtlanta BravesRights permanently acquired by Minnesota from Atlanta in exchange for Billy Bullock; optioned to Rochester.
    201013Robert FishPAAANew York YankeesLos Angeles AngelsClaimed off waivers by Kansas City on March 13, 2011. Returned to Los Angeles Angels on March 27, 2011.
    201014Cesar CabralPMLBTampa Bay RaysBoston Red SoxClaimed off waivers by Toronto on March 12, 2011. Reclaimed off waivers by Tampa Bay on March 14, 2011. Returned to Boston March 28.
    201015Michael MartinezSSMLBPhiladelphia PhilliesWashington Nationals
    201016Brian BroderickPMLBWashington NationalsSt. Louis CardinalsReturned to St. Louis
    201017Lance PendletonPMLBHouston AstrosNew York Yankees2nd Round. Returned to New York Yankees on March 27, 2011.
    201018Pedro BeatoPMLBNew York MetsBaltimore Orioles
    201019Daniel TurpenPAAANew York YankeesBoston Red Sox2nd Round. Returned to Boston on March 13, 2011.

    2009 Rule 5 PicksPosHigh LevelSelecting TeamFrom teamNotes
    20091Jamie HoffmannOFMLBWashington NationalsLos Angeles DodgersAcquired by the New York Yankees as the player to be named later in the trade for Brian Bruney. Returned to Los Angeles on March 22, 2010.
    20092John RaynorOFMLBPittsburgh PiratesFlorida MarlinsReturned to Marlins May 4, 2010.
    20093Ben SnyderPAAABaltimore OriolesSan Francisco GiantsAcquired by the Texas Rangers as the player to be named later in the trade for Kevin Millwood. Texas then traded Edwin Escobar to San Francisco to retain his rights. Snyder was then outrighted to the minors.
    20094Edgar OsunaPAAAKansas City RoyalsAtlanta BravesOutrighted to the minor leagues after Atlanta declined to reclaim him.
    20095Hector AmbrizPMLBCleveland IndiansArizona Diamondbacks
    20096Zach KroenkePMLBArizona DiamondbacksNew York Yankees
    20097Carlos MonasteriosPMLBNew York MetsPhiladelphia PhilliesSold to the Los Angeles Dodgers for cash on day of draft.
    20098Jorge Jimenez1BAAAHouston AstrosBoston Red SoxAcquired by the Florida Marlins as the player to be named later in trade for Matt Lindstrom. Returned to Boston on March 21, 2010.
    20099Bobby CassevahPMLBOakland AthleticsLos Angeles AngelsReturned to Los Angeles on March 15, 2010.
    200910Zechry ZinicolaPAAAToronto Blue JaysWashington NationalsReturned to Washington on March 18, 2010.
    200911Chuck LofgrenPAAAMilwaukee BrewersCleveland IndiansMilwaukee traded Omar Aguilar to Cleveland to retain his rights. Lofgren was then outrighted to the minor leagues.
    200912Mike ParisiPMLBChicago CubsSt. Louis CardinalsOutrighted to the minor leagues after St. Louis declined to reclaim him.
    200913Armando ZerpaPA+Tampa Bay RaysBoston Red SoxTraded to Los Angeles Dodgers on December 10, 2009. Returned to Boston on March 15, 2010.
    200914Kanekoa TexeiraPMLBSeattle MarinersNew York YankeesDesignated for assignment on May 31, 2010, claimed off waivers by the Kansas City Royals
    200915Steve JohnsonPMLBSan Francisco GiantsBaltimore OriolesReturned to Baltimore March 16, 2010.
    200916Ben JukichPAAASt. Louis CardinalsCincinnati RedsReturned to Cincinnati on March 18, 2010.
    200917David HerndonPMLBPhiladelphia PhilliesLos Angeles Angels

    2008 Rule 5 PicksPosHigh LevelSelecting TeamFrom teamNotes
    20081Terrell YoungPA+Washington NationalsCincinnati Reds
    20082Reegie Corona3BAAASeattle MarinersNew York YankeesReturned to the Yankees on April 2, 2009
    20083Everth CabreraSSMLBSan Diego PadresColorado Rockies
    20084Donnie VealPMLBPittsburgh PiratesChicago Cubs
    20085Lou PalmisanoCAABaltimore OriolesMilwaukee BrewersImmediately traded to the Houston Astros for cash considerations. Retained by Houston after Milwaukee declined to accept him back on March 21, 2009.
    20086Luis PerdomoPMLBSan Francisco GiantsSt. Louis CardinalsStarted the season with San Francisco, but later designated for assignment and claimed by the San Diego Padres on April 10, 2009
    20087David PattonPMLBCincinnati RedsColorado RockiesImmediately traded to the Chicago Cubs for cash considerations.
    20088Kyle BloomPAADetroit TigersPittsburgh PiratesReturned to the Pirates
    20089Jose LugoPAAAKansas City RoyalsMinnesota TwinsImmediately traded to the Seattle Mariners for cash considerations. Returned to Twins on April 1, 2009
    200810Ben CopelandRFAAAOakland AthleticsSan Francisco Giants
    200811James SkeltonCAAAArizona DiamondbacksDetroit Tigers
    200812Zach KroenkePMLBFlorida MarlinsNew York YankeesReturned to Yankees March 16, 2009.
    200813Gilbert De La VaraPAAAHouston AstrosKansas City RoyalsReturned to Royals on March 31, 2009
    200814Jason JonesPAAAMinnesota TwinsNew York YankeesThe Twins traded for Jones' rights by sending Charles Nolte to New York.
    200815Darren O'DayPMLBNew York MetsLos Angeles AngelsClaimed off waivers by the Texas Rangers April 22, 2009
    200816Eduardo MorlanPAAMilwaukee BrewersTampa Bay RaysReturned to Tampa Bay on March 19, 2009
    200817Robert MosebachPMLBPhiladelphia PhilliesLos Angeles AngelsReturned to Angels
    200818Miguel GonzalezPMLBBoston Red SoxLos Angeles AngelsHad Tommy John surgery March 2009 and sat out entire season.
    200819Derek RodriguezPAAATampa Bay RaysChicago White SoxReturned to Chicago White Sox on March 23, 2009
    200820Ivan NovaPMLBSan Diego PadresNew York YankeesReturned to Yankees on March 29, 2009
    200821Rocky CherryPMLBNew York MetsBaltimore OriolesReleased by Mets after Baltimore refused to take him back, later signed a minor league contract with Boston.

    2007 Rule 5 PicksPosHigh LevelSelecting TeamFrom teamNotes
    20071Tim LaheyCAAATampa Bay RaysMinnesota TwinsTraded to Chicago Cubs on December 6, 2007. Claimed off waivers by Philadelphia on March 28, 2008. Returned to Minnesota on April 12, 2008.
    20072Evan MeekPMLBPittsburgh PiratesTampa Bay RaysWas to be returned to Tampa Bay on May 14, 2008, but remained with the Pirates after Pittsburgh negotiated to retain his rights.
    20073Randor BierdPMLBBaltimore OriolesDetroit Tigers
    20074Jose CapellanPA+San Francisco GiantsBoston Red SoxClaimed by the Cincinnati Reds off waivers on March 12, 2008. Returned to Boston March 28, 2008
    20075Carlos GuevaraPMLBFlorida MarlinsCincinnati RedsTraded by the Marlins to the San Diego Padres for cash considerations on December 6, 2007. Rights were acquired from the Cincinnati Reds and he was outrighted the Padres' minor-league system.
    20076Sergio ValenzuelaPAAACincinnati RedsAtlanta BravesReturned to Atlanta on March 10, 2008
    20077Matt Whitney3BAAAWashington NationalsCleveland IndiansReturned to Cleveland on March 22, 2008
    20078Wesley WrightPMLBHouston AstrosLos Angeles Dodgers
    20079Fernando HernandezPMLBOakland AthleticsChicago White SoxReturned to Chicago on April 16, 2008.
    200710Brian BartonRFMLBSt. Louis CardinalsCleveland Indians
    200711Randy WellsPMLBToronto Blue JaysChicago CubsReturned to Chicago on April 16, 2008.
    200712R.A. DickeyPMLBSeattle MarinersMinnesota TwinsRights traded to Seattle in exchange for Jair Fernandez on March 29, 2008.
    200713Steve RegisterPMLBNew York MetsColorado RockiesReturned to Colorado on March 27, 2008.
    200714Michael GardnerPAASan Diego PadresNew York YankeesReturned to New York on March 18, 2008.
    200715Travis BlackleyPMLBPhiladelphia PhilliesSan Francisco GiantsRights acquired by Philadelphia.
    200716Garrett GuzmanOFAAAWashington NationalsMinnesota TwinsRights traded to Washington on March 23, 2008 in exchange for a player to be named later or cash.
    200717Callix Crabbe2BMLBSan Diego PadresMilwaukee BrewersReturned to Milwaukee on May 16, 2008.
    200718Lincoln HoldzkomPAAAPhiladelphia PhilliesBoston Red SoxLater made a free agent after Boston refused to take him back and eventually given a one-year deal by Boston.

    2006 Rule 5 PicksPosHigh LevelSelecting TeamFrom teamNotes
    20061Ryan Goleski1BAATampa Bay RaysCleveland IndiansTraded to Athletics
    20062Joakim SoriaPMLBKansas City RoyalsSan Diego Padres
    20063Josh HamiltonRFMLBChicago CubsTampa Bay RaysLater traded by the Cubs to the Cincinnati Reds for cash considerations.
    20064Sean WhitePMLBPittsburgh PiratesAtlanta BravesLater traded by the Pirates to the Seattle Mariners for cash considerations.
    20065Alfredo SimonPMLBBaltimore OriolesTexas RangersLater traded by the Orioles to the Philadelphia Phillies for Adam Donachie and cash considerations. He was returned to the Rangers on March 18, 2007.
    20066Jesus FloresCMLBWashington NationalsNew York Mets
    20067Edward CampusanoPAAMilwaukee BrewersChicago CubsLater traded by the Brewers to the Tigers
    20068Jared BurtonPMLBCincinnati RedsOakland Athletics
    20069Lincoln HoldzkomPAAAHouston AstrosChicago CubsHe was returned to the Cubs on March 11, 2007.
    200610Adam DonachieCAAAPhiladelphia PhilliesKansas City RoyalsLater traded by the Phillies to the Baltimore Orioles for Alfredo Simón.
    200611Nick DeBarrPAAABoston Red SoxTampa Bay RaysHe was returned to the Devil Rays on March 12, 2007.
    200612Jason Smith2B-SSMLBToronto Blue JaysChicago Cubs
    200613Kevin CameronPMLBSan Diego PadresMinnesota Twins
    200614Jay MarshallPMLBOakland AthleticsChicago White Sox
    200615Alejandro Machado2BMLBMinnesota TwinsWashington Nationals
    200616Josh Phelps1B-CMLBNew York YankeesBaltimore Orioles
    200617Levale SpeignerPMLBWashington NationalsMinnesota Twins
    200618Jim Ed WardenPAAAPhiladelphia PhilliesCleveland IndiansHe was returned to the Indians on March 28, 2007.
    200619Ryan BuddeCMLBPhiladelphia PhilliesLos Angeles AngelsHe was returned to the Angels on April 23, 2007.

    2005 Rule 5 PicksPosHigh LevelSelecting TeamFrom teamNotes
    20051Fabio CastroPMLBKansas City RoyalsChicago White SoxLater traded by the Royals to the Texas Rangers for Esteban Germán.
    20052Luis GonzalezPAAAColorado RockiesLos Angeles Dodgers
    20053Steve AndradePMLBTampa Bay RaysToronto Blue JaysTraded to San Diego
    20054Victor SantosPMLBPittsburgh PiratesKansas City RoyalsLater traded by the Pirates to the Philadelphia Phillies for cash considerations.
    20055Chris BookerPMLBDetroit TigersWashington Nationals
    20056Seth EthertonPMLBSan Diego PadresKansas City Royals
    20057Mitch WyliePAAANew York MetsSan Francisco Giants
    20058Dan Uggla2BMLBFlorida MarlinsArizona DiamondbacksPlayed in MLB All-Star Game same season.
    20059Jason PridieOFMLBMinnesota TwinsTampa Bay RaysReturned to Tampa Bay before start of season
    200510Jamie VermilyeaPMLBBoston Red SoxToronto Blue JaysReturned to Toronto on March 14, 2006
    200511Juan MateoPMLBSt. Louis CardinalsChicago Cubs
    200512Mike MegrewPAAAFlorida MarlinsLos Angeles Dodgers

    2004 Rule 5 PicksPosHigh LevelSelecting TeamFrom teamNotes
    20041Angel GarciaPAAAArizona DiamondbacksMinnesota TwinsImmediately traded to Tampa Bay. Returned to Minnesota on March 30, 2005.
    20042Andy SiscoPMLBKansas City RoyalsChicago Cubs
    20043Tyrell GodwinOFMLBWashington NationalsToronto Blue Jays
    20044Marcos CarvajalPMLBMilwaukee BrewersLos Angeles DodgersLater sold by the Brewers to the Colorado Rockies.
    20045Matt MerricksPAAColorado RockiesLos Angeles Dodgers
    20046Luke HagertyPA+Baltimore OriolesChicago CubsLater traded by the Orioles to the Florida Marlins.
    20047Shane VictorinoRFMLBPhiladelphia PhilliesLos Angeles Dodgers
    20048Tyler JohnsonPMLBOakland AthleticsSt. Louis Cardinals
    20049Ryan Rowland-SmithPMLBMinnesota TwinsSeattle Mariners
    200410D.J. HoultonPMLBLos Angeles DodgersHouston Astros
    200411Adam SternOFMLBBoston Red SoxAtlanta Braves
    200412Tony BlancoIFMLBWashington NationalsCincinnati Reds

    2003 Rule 5 PicksPosHigh LevelSelecting TeamFrom teamNotes
    20031Chris Shelton1B-CMLBDetroit TigersPittsburgh Pirates
    20032Rich ThompsonOFMLBSan Diego PadresPittsburgh PiratesLater traded by the Padres to the Kansas City Royals for number 10 pick, Jason Szuminski.
    20033Alec ZumwaltPAAATampa Bay RaysAtlanta BravesReturned to Atlanta on March 17, 2004.
    20034Frank BrooksPMLBNew York MetsPittsburgh PiratesLater traded by the Mets to the Athletics
    20035Jeff BennettPMLBMilwaukee BrewersPittsburgh Pirates
    20036Jose BautistaRFMLBBaltimore OriolesPittsburgh Pirates
    20037David MattoxPAACincinnati RedsNew York Mets
    20038Chris MabeusPMLBTexas RangersOakland Athletics
    20039Matt WhitePMLBColorado RockiesCleveland Indians
    200310Jason SzuminskiPMLBKansas City RoyalsChicago CubsLater traded by the Royals to the San Diego Padres for number 2 pick, Rich Thompson.
    200311Andy Fox2B-SSMLBMontreal ExposTexas Rangers
    200312Talley HainesPAAAToronto Blue JaysTampa Bay Rays
    200313Jason GrilliPMLBChicago White SoxFlorida Marlins
    200314Hector Luna3BMLBSt. Louis CardinalsCleveland Indians
    200315Lenny DiNardoPMLBBoston Red SoxNew York Mets
    200316Willy TaverasOFMLBHouston AstrosCleveland Indians
    200317Mike BumatayPAAADetroit TigersColorado Rockies
    200318Luis Gonzalez2B-LFMLBColorado RockiesCleveland Indians
    200319Colter BeanPMLBBoston Red SoxNew York Yankees
    200320Lino UrdanetaPMLBDetroit TigersCleveland Indians

    2002 Rule 5 PicksPosHigh LevelSelecting TeamFrom teamNotes
    20021Enrique CruzSS-2BMLBMilwaukee BrewersNew York Mets
    20022Hector Luna3BMLBTampa Bay RaysCleveland IndiansReturned to Cleveland on March 29, 2003.
    20023Buddy HernandezPAAASan Diego PadresAtlanta Braves
    20024Wil LedezmaPMLBDetroit TigersBoston Red Sox
    20025Derek ThompsonPMLBChicago CubsCleveland Indians
    20026D.J. CarrascoPMLBKansas City RoyalsPittsburgh Pirates
    20027Matt RoneyPMLBPittsburgh PiratesColorado Rockies
    20028Victor HallOFAAAColorado RockiesArizona Diamondbacks
    20029Marshall McDougallSSMLBTexas RangersCleveland Indians
    200210Travis Chapman3BMLBCleveland IndiansPhiladelphia Phillies
    200211Luke ProkopecPMLBCincinnati RedsLos Angeles Dodgers
    200212Aquilino LopezPMLBToronto Blue JaysSeattle Mariners
    200213Javier LopezPMLBBoston Red SoxArizona Diamondbacks
    200214Luis AyalaPMLBMontreal ExposArizona Diamondbacks
    200215Jose MorbanSS-2BMLBMinnesota TwinsTexas Rangers
    200216Mike NeuPMLBOakland AthleticsCincinnati Reds
    200217Chris SpurlingPMLBAtlanta BravesPittsburgh Pirates
    200218Matt FordPMLBMilwaukee BrewersToronto Blue Jays
    200219Shane VictorinoRFMLBSan Diego PadresLos Angeles Dodgers
    200220Ronny PaulinoCMLBKansas City RoyalsPittsburgh Pirates
    200221Jeff ClarkPAATexas RangersCincinnati Reds
    200222Blake WilliamsPA+Cincinnati RedsSt. Louis Cardinals
    200223Gary MajewskiPMLBToronto Blue JaysChicago White Sox
    200224Matt WhitePMLBBoston Red SoxCleveland Indians
    200225Rontrez JohnsonOFMLBOakland AthleticsTexas Rangers
    200226Jerome GamblePAAACincinnati RedsBoston Red Sox
    200227Jason DuboisOFMLBToronto Blue JaysChicago Cubs
    200228Adrian BrownCF-RFMLBBoston Red SoxPittsburgh Pirates

    2001 Rule 5 PicksPosHigh LevelSelecting TeamFrom teamNotes
    20011Kevin McGlinchyPMLBTampa Bay RaysAtlanta Braves
    20012Luis Ugueto2B-SSMLBPittsburgh PiratesFlorida MarlinsLater traded by the Pirates to the Seattle Mariners for cash considerations.
    20013Miguel AsencioPMLBKansas City RoyalsPhiladelphia Phillies
    20014Joe ValentinePMLBMontreal ExposChicago White SoxLater traded by the Expos to the Tigers
    20015Jeff FarnsworthPMLBDetroit TigersSeattle Mariners
    20016Jorge SosaPMLBMilwaukee BrewersSeattle MarinersClaimed off waivers from Milwaukee by Tampa Bay on March 18, 2002.
    20017Steve KentPMLBAnaheim AngelsSeattle MarinersSent to Tampa Bay for cash considerations on December 17, 2001.
    20018Corey ThurmanPMLBToronto Blue JaysKansas City Royals
    20019Ryan BaerlocherPAAASan Diego PadresKansas City Royals
    200110Jason GrabowskiLFMLBOakland AthleticsSeattle Mariners
    200111Felix EscalonaSS-2BMLBSan Francisco GiantsHouston AstrosClaimed off waivers from San Francisco by Tampa Bay on March 27, 2002.
    200112Ryan ChristensonCF-LFMLBMilwaukee BrewersArizona Diamondbacks

    2000 Rule 5 PicksPosHigh LevelSelecting TeamFrom teamNotes
    20001Scott ChiassonPMLBChicago CubsOakland Athletics
    20002Brandon KnightPMLBMinnesota TwinsNew York Yankees
    20003Ted RosePAAAMontreal ExposCincinnati Reds
    20004Jay GibbonsRF-LFMLBBaltimore OriolesToronto Blue Jays
    20005Endy ChavezRF-CFMLBKansas City RoyalsNew York Mets
    20006Jermaine ClarkLF-2BMLBDetroit TigersSeattle Mariners
    20007Donaldo MendezSSMLBSan Diego PadresHouston Astros
    20008Rendy EspinaPAAAAnaheim AngelsToronto Blue Jays
    20009Jose NunezPMLBLos Angeles DodgersNew York Mets
    200010Julio SantanaPMLBNew York MetsSan Francisco Giants

    1999 Rule 5 PicksPosHigh LevelSelecting TeamFrom teamNotes
    19991Jared CampPAAAMinnesota TwinsCleveland IndiansLater traded by the Twins to the Florida Marlins for Johan Santana.
    19992Johan SantanaPMLBFlorida MarlinsHouston AstrosLater traded by the Marlins to the Minnesota Twins for Jared Camp.
    19993Damian Rolls3B-RFMLBKansas City RoyalsLos Angeles DodgersImmediately sent to Tampa Bay as part of a conditional deal.
    19994Chad OgeaPMLBTampa Bay RaysDetroit Tigers
    19995Marty McLearyPMLBMontreal ExposBoston Red Sox
    19996Mark JohnsonPMLBDetroit TigersNew York Yankees
    19997Derrick TurnbowPMLBAnaheim AngelsPhiladelphia Phillies
    19998Kory DeHaanRF-LFMLBSan Diego PadresPittsburgh Pirates
    19999Matt WilliamsPMLBMilwaukee BrewersNew York YankeesReturned by Milwaukee to New York May 3, 2000
    199910Chad AlexanderOFAAASeattle MarinersHouston Astros
    199911Dewayne WiseCFMLBToronto Blue JaysCincinnati Reds
    199912Bo PorterLF-RFMLBOakland AthleticsChicago Cubs
    199913Brian SmithPMLBPittsburgh PiratesToronto Blue Jays
    199914Dave MaurerPMLBSan Francisco GiantsSan Diego Padres
    199915Adrian BurnsidePAAACincinnati RedsLos Angeles Dodgers
    199916Jim MannPMLBNew York MetsToronto Blue Jays
    199917Chris ReitsmaPMLBTampa Bay RaysBoston Red SoxReturned to Boston on March 28, 2000.

    1998 Rule 5 PicksPosHigh LevelSelecting TeamFrom teamNotes
    19981Alberto BlancoPAAFlorida MarlinsHouston Astros
    19982David LambSS-2BMLBTampa Bay RaysBaltimore Orioles
    19983Eric LudwickPMLBDetroit TigersFlorida Marlins
    19984Ricky WilliamsSSAMontreal ExposPhiladelphia Phillies
    19985Joe Espada2B-SSAAAMinnesota TwinsOakland Athletics
    19986Scott SauerbeckPMLBPittsburgh PiratesNew York Mets
    19987Eric StuckenschneiderOFAAAOakland AthleticsLos Angeles Dodgers
    19988David MillerOFAAAPhiladelphia PhilliesCleveland Indians
    19989Walker ChapmanPAAChicago White SoxMinnesota Twins
    199810Alberto CastilloCMLBSt. Louis CardinalsPhiladelphia Phillies
    199811Joel AdamsonPMLBBoston Red SoxOakland Athletics
    199812Glen BarkerCFMLBHouston AstrosDetroit Tigers
    199813Tyrone PendergrassOFAAAChicago White SoxAtlanta Braves

    1997 Rule 5 PicksPosHigh LevelSelecting TeamFrom teamNotes
    19971Jeff HusonSS-2BMLBSeattle MarinersColorado RockiesReleased by Seattle July 8, 1998
    19972Hector MercadoPMLBPhiladelphia PhilliesFlorida MarlinsLater traded by Philadelphia to the New York Mets for Mike Welch
    19973Scott PodsednikLF-CFMLBTexas RangersFlorida Marlins
    19974Brian EdmondsonPMLBAtlanta BravesNew York Mets
    19975Stephen RandolphPMLBArizona DiamondbacksNew York Yankees
    19976Frank LankfordPMLBLos Angeles DodgersNew York YankeesReturned by the Dodgers to the Yankees May 15, 1998
    19977Sean RunyanPMLBDetroit TigersSan Diego Padres
    19978Keith GlauberPMLBCincinnati RedsSt. Louis Cardinals
    19979Luis SaturriaOFMLBToronto Blue JaysSt. Louis CardinalsReturned by the Blue Jays to the Cardinals March 20, 1998
    199710Matt WilliamsPMLBNew York YankeesTampa Bay Rays
    199711Joe DavenportPMLBChicago White SoxToronto Blue Jays

    Rule 5 Picks by Major League Experience
    Jason Grilli20032000-201415
    Johan Santana19992000-201415
    R.A. Dickey20072001-201414
    Endy Chavez20002001-201414
    Dewayne Wise19992000-201314
    Jeff Huson19971988-200013
    Alberto Castillo19981995-200713
    Shane Victorino20042003-201412
    Shane Victorino20022003-201412
    Javier Lopez20022003-201412
    Scott Podsednik19972001-201212
    Jay Gibbons20002001-201111
    Jose Bautista20032004-201411
    Luis Ayala20022003-201311
    Adrian Brown20021997-200610
    Travis Blackley20072004-201310
    Julio Santana20001997-200610
    D.J. Carrasco20022003-201210
    Derrick Turnbow19992000-20089
    Andy Fox20031996-20049
    Jason Smith20062001-20099
    Jorge Sosa20012002-20109
    Hector Luna20032004-20129
    Dan Uggla20052006-20149
    Hector Luna20022004-20129
    Wil Ledezma20022003-20119
    Josh Phelps20062000-20089
    Rich Thompson20032004-20129
    Joakim Soria20062007-20148
    Scott Sauerbeck19981999-20068
    Angel Sanchez20122006-20138
    Ryan Rowland-Smith20042007-20148
    Josh Hamilton20062007-20148
    Ronny Paulino20022005-20128
    Brandon Knight20002001-20088
    Jared Burton20062007-20148
    Darren O'Day20082008-20147
    Alfredo Simon20062008-20147
    Willy Taveras20032004-20107
    Chris Reitsma19992001-20077
    Seth Etherton20052000-20067
    Gary Majewski20022004-20107
    Victor Santos20052001-20077
    Wesley Wright20072008-20147
    Jason Pridie20052008-20147
    Evan Meek20072008-20147
    Jeff Bennett20032004-20096
    Adam Stern20042005-20106
    Jesus Flores20062007-20126
    Chris Shelton20032004-20096


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