| || MLB News: Rule 5 Draft |
Wednesday, December 20th, 1933
Major League Baseball's Rule 5 draft will be held today. General managers should ensure that they have made all necessary roster moves prior to the start of the draft!
Rule 5 Draft Rules
--Only teams with empty slots on their expanded rosters can select a player in the draft.
--Players with more than 3 years of professional experience are eligible to be selected, unless they are protected on a team's expanded roster.
--Players drafted at the age of 18 or younger are protected for one additional year. They are eligible if they have more than 4 years of professional service.
--Each selected player must be kept on the selecting team's major league roster for the entire year, or be returned to his original team.
--Even if a selected player is subsequently traded, he must remain on that team's major league roster for the entire year.
Note: Eligible players are noted on the team transaction screen with a "#" symbol.
| || BNN Stats: Active Career Batting Leaders |
Monday, December 18th, 1933
So, who is the active leader in the Major League Baseball in career isolated power (ISO)?
Babe Ruth, BOS, .336
Lou Gehrig, DET, .277
Moose Clabaugh, ReKe, .266
Jimmie Foxx, PHA, .261
Chuck Klein, PHI, .254
| || Star CF Signs Pact with Pirates |
Saturday, December 16th, 1933
BNN has confirmed that the Pirates and Lloyd Waner have come to terms on a $78,000 package that will keep the center fielder in town for another 3 years.
Team officials are set to officially announce the deal at a mid-morning press conference tomorrow.
In his career Waner is batting .345 with 1354 hits, 154 doubles, 68 triples and 18 home runs.
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