MINORS: 2019 Rule 5 Draft Recap

Photo: RHP Dany Jimenez (formerly TOR; now with SF)

The 2019 Winter Meetings have concluded, and as usual it ended with the annual Rule 5 Draft. During the major league phase of the draft certain rules apply to who can be drafted:

  • Players with four or five years of professional experience
  • Players who are not on a 40-man roster

And there are certain rules about once a player is selected:

Full text available to BaseballHQ full subscription subscribers only


Click here to subscribe

  For more information about the terms used in this article, see our Glossary Primer.