Dany Jiménez Shows Improvement

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Dany Jiménez has shown improvement in his role as fill-in closer for the Oakland Athletics. Closer Lou Trivino was placed on COVID-19 injured list back on April 18th and Manager Mark Kotsay went to Jiménez to be the closer. Back with Oakland Oakland signed Jiménez this past November, the second time he has joined the […] READ MORE


Mets Rule 5 Draft Broken Down

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Mets Rule 5 Draft Broken Down The Rule 5 Draft is often overlooked by most fans as the players coming out of the draft usually don’t become stars. However, there have been a few exceptions over the years. Former players such as Johan Santana and José Bautista were Rule 5 picks at one time, and […] READ MORE


Miami Marlins Take Action in Rule 5 Draft

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The 2020 Winter Meetings have officially concluded and making that official was the conclusion of the Rule 5 Draft. Despite COVID-19, the annual December event that allows MLB teams a chance to fill out their 40-man roster went on anyway. For the Miami Marlins, they inched closer to filling out their 40-man roster which sat […] READ MORE


Sly Rule 5 Picks For The Oakland A’s

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Not surprisingly, the Oakland A’s snapped up two players in the MLB Rule 5 Draft during the virtual Winter Meetings Thursday. In the first round, David Forst and company selected outfielder Ka’ai Tom out of the Cleveland Indians system. Then the A’s were one of only two teams to make a second-round pick and took […] READ MORE


Angels Options in Rule 5 Draft

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The Los Angeles Angels have important decisions to make as they enter the annual MLB Winter Meetings.  New GM Perry Minasian has started strong; he completed a trade for shortstop Jose Iglesias then followed that with a trade for closer Raisel Iglesias. Still, there are a number of moves still left before the Angels can […] READ MORE


Milwaukee Brewers Protect Three from Rule 5 Draft

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A catcher and two pitchers were added to the 40-man roster by the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday, keeping them from next month’s Rule 5 draft. Catcher Mario Feliciano and pitchers Alec Bettinger and Dylan File were protected from being selected by other teams in December’s Rule 5 draft. Friday’s moves, at the deadline for protecting […] READ MORE