Dodgers Lose 8 Players in Rule 5 Draft

On Thursday, Major League Baseball held its Rule 5 draft, when clubs without a full 40-man roster could select certain non-protected players from other clubs.

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MLB’s Rule 5 Draft Set for Thursday

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While the MLB Winter Meetings have taken on an entirely new look this year because of health concerns surrounding the pandemic, there won’t be anything from preventing the Rule 5 Draft from being orchestrated as normal.

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Dodgers Add Players to 40-Man Roster Ahead of Rule 5 Draft

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The Dodgers announced on Friday afternoon that they have added four players to the organization’s 40-man roster ahead of next month’s Rule 5 draft. The players added include right-handed pitchers Gerardo Carrillo, Andre Jackson and Edwin Uceta, in addition to OF Zach Reks.

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Dodgers Add Three Players to 40-Man Roster Ahead of Rule 5 Deadline

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Ahead of the Wednesday evening deadline to protect qualified players from next month’s Rule 5 draft, the Dodgers announced today that they added righty pitcher Mitchell White, utility man Zach McKinstry and outfielder DJ Peters to the 40-man roster.

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Thoughts Ahead of Wednesday’s Deadline to Protect Prospects from Rule 5 Draft

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While we have had several discussions so far this offseason regarding players that could be added to the Dodgers‘ 40-man roster to avoid being lost in this year’s Rule 5 draft, the deadline has finally arrived.

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Which Prospects Should Dodgers Protect from December’s Rule 5 Draft?

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Tuesday is the deadline for MLB teams to decide which prospects to protect from the Rule 5 draft, and the Dodgers have some decisions to make, perhaps more than in recent years.

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Dodgers Likely to Adjust 40-Man Roster Ahead of Winter Meetings

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While many fans identify baseball’s Winter Meetings as a hotbed for trades and potential free agent signings, few realize that the event also features the annual Rule 5 Draft, which is held on the final day of the gathering.

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Dodgers May Readjust 40-Man Roster Before Winter Meetings

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If the MLB Winter Meetings do indeed begin as scheduled this Sunday in Maryland, the Dodgers may very well decide to make a number of adjustments on the 40-man roster, especially if the management crew wishes to participate in the Rule 5 draft on the final day of the meetings.

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