Originally Posted by princeton
noticed how Rule 5 is becoming more productive in general in baseball? Reds scored their first success ever with Hamilton and Burton, but there are several other recent successes, including Victorino, who's a key player tonight.
teams are more aggressive in protecting their toolsy youth, allowing more older, accomplished players to fall through the cracks.
Tim Layana was a Rule 5 player as a reliever for the 1990 Reds.