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2012 MLB Rule 5 Draft Results and Analysis

2012 MLB Rule 5 Draft Results and Analysis

By | December 6, 2012 at 1:16 pm | No comments

// // On Thursday morning, the MLB held the 2012 edition of its annual Rule 5 Draft.  Thirteen big league clubs participated in the MLB portion of the draft, and about 2/3 of the league made picks in the Triple-A phase. The only clubs that didn't make picks were the...

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2012 MLB Competitive Balance Draft Lottery Results

2012 MLB Competitive Balance Draft Lottery Results

By | July 18, 2012 at 3:31 pm | No comments

This afternoon, eight front office representatives from thirteen teams participated in the MLB's first competitive balance draft lottery. Another of the recent CBA's new implementations, the lottery mechanism is designed to assist the league's poorer teams through an alternate...

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Thirteen Teams to Participate in MLB Competitive Balance Draft Lottery

Thirteen Teams to Participate in MLB Competitive Balance Draft Lottery

By | July 18, 2012 at 4:13 am | No comments

On Wednesday, July 18th, thirteen big league clubs will partake in the league's first competitive balance draft lottery. Last winter, the MLB and the MLBPA agreed on a five-year collective bargaining agreement. Heavily focused on competitive balance, this last CBA is the...

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Indians Pitcher Fausto Carmona Arrested, Accused of Using False Identity

Indians Pitcher Fausto Carmona Arrested, Accused of Using False Identity

By | January 19, 2012 at 7:20 pm | No comments

According to Dominican Police spokesman, Colonel Maximo Aybar Baez (Twitter Link), Cleveland Indians pitcher Fausto Carmona has been arrested and accused of assuming a false identity. Using his Twitter account, Aybar asserted that Carmona's real name is "Roberto Hernandez...

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2011 MLB Rule 5 Draft Results

2011 MLB Rule 5 Draft Results

By | December 8, 2011 at 10:53 pm | No comments

Click Here to View a Comprehensive List of All Players Eligible for the 2011 MLB Rule V Draft On Thursday December 8th, Major League Baseball clubs participated in the 2011 Rule V Player Draft. A total of thirty-seven players were selected in this year's draft-- twelve of them...

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2011 MLB Rule 5 Draft: A Comprehensive List of the Top Eligible Players

2011 MLB Rule 5 Draft: A Comprehensive List of the Top Eligible Players

By | December 2, 2011 at 4:35 am | 2 comments

The 2011 MLB Rule V ("Five") Draft is set to take place on December 8th in Dallas, Texas. To view all of the top players available in this year's draft, check out Rule V Draft Tracker Page. While most teams use the Rule V Draft to fill bench and bullpen spots, rebuilding...

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Baltimore Orioles Sign KBO Reliever Tae-Hyon Chong

Baltimore Orioles Sign KBO Reliever Tae-Hyon Chong

By | November 22, 2011 at 3:51 pm | One comment

As expected, early this offseason, MLB ballclubs are busy bidding on an international market rife with talent. While wealthier clubs fight over blue-chip talents like Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes and Nippon Baseball Stars Yu Darvish and Hisashi Iwakuma, teams in search for...

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Yakult Swallows Agree to Post Star Centerfielder Norichika Aoki to MLB

Yakult Swallows Agree to Post Star Centerfielder Norichika Aoki to MLB

By | November 11, 2011 at 5:58 pm | One comment

According to to the Manichi Daily News, the Yakult Swallows (NPB) have granted star centerfielder Norichika Aoki's request to post to the MLB. The three-time Central League batting champion, who petitioned his club-- for the second time in two years-- to post him, last...

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Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries Calling the Quits: Humphries’ Ten-Week Bout of Castration Anxiety Finally Cured

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries Calling the Quits: Humphries’ Ten-Week Bout of Castration Anxiety Finally Cured

By | November 1, 2011 at 4:12 pm | No comments

Amazon.com Widgets On Monday morning, reality TV queen and wealthy sextape entrepeneur Kim Kardashian filed for divorce from her husband of just seventy-two days, NBA power forward Kris Humphries. Sources reported that a embittered Kim has opted for divorce over an...

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Red Sox Jon Lester Admits to Drinking Beer in Clubhouse During Games, Speaks About Francona

Red Sox Jon Lester Admits to Drinking Beer in Clubhouse During Games, Speaks About Francona

By | October 17, 2011 at 5:09 pm | One comment

During his interview with the Boston Globe's Peter Abraham, Red Sox All-Star starting pitcher Jon Lester admitted to sitting in his team's clubhouse and drinking beer and eating fried chicken during several regular season games. Immediately following the Red Sox horrific...

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