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2019 MLB Rule 5 Draft Order, Results And Analysis



Winter Meetings wrap today with the 2019 Rule 5 Draft in San Diego, scheduled to begin at 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT.

Below you can find our preview, which includes scouting reports on more than 70 eligible players, a Rule 5 Draft FAQ, plus we'll continue to update this post with analysis as the draft draws closer.

Here is today's draft order, which is the inverse of 2019 win-loss results. Teams can only make selections if they have open 40-man roster spots, meaning the Padres, Rockies, Angels, Mets, Cardinals, Indians and Yankees all currently are ineligible to draft a player.

2019 Rule 5 Draft Order: 

  1. Tigers -- Rony Garcia, RHP (Yankees)
  2. Orioles -- Brandon Bailey, RHP (Astros)
  3. Marlins  -- Sterling Sharp, RHP (Nationals)
  4. Royals -- Stephen Woods, Jr. RHP (Rays)
  5. Blue Jays -- Pass
  6. Mariners -- Yohan Ramirez, RHP (Astros)
  7. Pirates -- Pass
  8. Padres -- Pass
  9. Rockies -- Pass
  10. Angels -- Pass
  11. White Sox -- Pass
  12. Reds -- Mark Payton, OF (A's)
  13. Giants -- Dany Jimenez, RHP (Blue Jays)
  14. Rangers -- Pass
  15. Phillies (traded to Athletics) -- Vimael Machin, SS (Cubs)
  16. Cubs -- Trevor Megill, RHP (Padres)
  17. Red Sox -- Jonathan Arauz, SS (Astros)
  18. D-backs -- Pass
  19. Mets -- Pass
  20. Brewers -- Pass
  21. Cardinals -- Pass
  22. Nationals -- Pass
  23. Indians -- Pass
  24. Rays -- Pass
  25. Braves -- Pass
  26. A's -- Pass
  27. Twins -- Pass
  28. Yankees -- Pass
  29. Dodgers -- Pass
  30. Astros -- Pass

SECOND ROUND 

  1. Tigers -- Pass
  2. Orioles -- Michael Rucker, RHP (Cubs)
  3. Royals -- Pass
  4. Mariners -- Pass
  5. Reds -- Pass
  6. Cubs -- Pass
  7. Red Sox -- Pass

Triple-A Phase

ROUND 1


1. Tigers -- RHP Ruben Garcia (Orioles)
2. Orioles -- OF Cristopher Cespedes (Indians)
3. Marlins -- C Julian Leon (Angels)
4. Blue Jays -- RHP Hobie Harris (Yankees)
5. Mariners -- C Brian O'Keefe (Cardinals)
6. Pirates -- RHP Alex Quino (Braves)
7. Padres -- LHP Brady Feigl (Rangers) 
8. Rockies -- RHP Nate Griep (Brewers)
9. Angels -- RHP Erick Julio (Rockies)
10. White Sox -- RHP Will Carter (Yankees)
11. Reds -- SS Michael De Leon (Rangers)
12. Giants -- C Bryan Torres (Brewers)
13. Rangers -- RHP Eris Filpo (Rockies)
14. Cubs -- RHP Brock Stewart (Blue Jays)
15. Red Sox -- RHP Raynel Espinal (Yankees)
16. Mets -- RHP Adam Oller (Giants)
17. Cardinals -- RHP Jordan Brink (Brewers)
18. Nationals -- SS Manuel Geraldo (Giants)
19. Indians -- LHP Daniel Young (Blue Jays)
20. Rays -- LHP Faustino Carrera (Cubs)
21. Braves -- 2B Wendell Rijo (Yankees)
22. Athletics -- OF Jason Krizan (Mets)
23. Dodgers -- IF Carlos Sepulveda (Cubs)

ROUND 2


24. Tigers -- 2B Brian Schales (Twins)
25. Orioles -- 2B Wilbis Santiago (Indians)
26. Mariners -- CF Jhonny Santos (Marlins)
27. Rockies -- RHP Michael Petersen (Brewers)
28. Angels -- OF Edwin Yon (Reds)
29. Reds -- RHP Miguel Figueroa (Giants)
30. Rangers -- RHP Andriu Marin (Twins)
31. Cubs: --OF Jerrick Sulter (Pirates)
32. Red Sox -- RHP Jose Espada (Blue Jays)
33. Cardinals -- RHP Enrique Saldana (Rockies)
34. Indians -- RHP Jhon Peluffo (Orioles)
35. A's -- C Jose Colina (Indians)

ROUND THREE

36. Mariners --1B Daniel Gomez (Cardinals)
37. Angels -- OF Pedro Diaz (Rays)
38. Cubs -- OF Vance Vizcaino (Rockies)
39. Cardinals -- RHP Jacob Bosiokovic (Rockies)
40. A's -- RHP Delvy Mendez (Padres)

ROUND FOUR

41. Angels -- C Carlos Reina (Reds)
42. Cubs -- SS David Masters (Nationals)

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