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2020 MLB Rule 5 Draft Order, Results And Analysis



Virtual Winter Meetings wrapped today with the 2020 Rule 5 Draft.

In total, 18 players were selected in the MLB portion. You can find full scouting reports on each player here

Below you can find our preview, which includes scouting reports on more than 60 eligible players, a Rule 5 Draft FAQ, plus we'll continue to update this post with analysis as the draft draws closer.

The full draft order is below:

Rule 5 Order

1. Pittsburgh Pirates -- Jose Soriano, RHP (Angels)
2. Texas Rangers -- Brett de Geus, RHP (Dodgers)
3. Detroit Tigers -- Akil Baddoo, OF (Twins)
4. Boston Red Sox -- Garrett Whitlock, RHP (Yankees)
5. Baltimore Orioles -- Mac Sceroler, RHP (Reds)
6. Arizona Diamondbacks -- Zach Pop, RHP (Orioles)
7. Kansas City Royals -- Pass
8. Colorado Rockies -- Jordan Sheffield, RHP (Dodgers)
9. Los Angeles Angels -- Jose Alberto Rivera, RHP (Astros)
10. New York Mets -- Luis Oviedo, RHP (Indians)
11. Washington Nationals -- Pass
12. Seattle Mariners -- Will Vest, RHP (Tigers)
13. Philadelphia Phillies -- Kyle Holder, SS (Yankees)
14. San Francisco Giants -- Dedniel Nunez, RHP (Mets)
15. Milwaukee Brewers -- Pass
16. Houston Astros -- Pass
17. Miami Marlins -- Paul Campbell, RHP (Rays)
18. Cincinnati Reds -- Pass
19. St. Louis Cardinals -- Pass
20. Toronto Blue Jays -- Pass
21. New York Yankees -- Pass
22. Chicago Cubs -- Gray Fenter, RHP (Orioles)
23. Chicago White Sox -- Pass
24. Cleveland Indians -- Trevor Stephan, RHP (Yankees)
25. Atlanta Braves -- Pass
26. Oakland A's -- Ka'ai Tom, OF (Indians)
27. Minnesota Twins -- Pass
28. San Diego Padres -- Pass
29. Tampa Bay Rays -- Pass
30. Los Angeles Dodgers -- Pass

ROUND 2

1. Pittsburgh Pirates -- Pass
2. Texas Rangers -- Pass
3. Boston Red Sox -- Pass
4. Baltimore Orioles -- Tyler Wells, RHP (Twins)
5. Colorado Rockies -- Pass
6. Los Angeles Angels -- Pass
7. New York Mets -- Pass
8. Seattle Mariners -- Pass
9. Philadelphia Phillies -- Pass
10. San Francisco Giants -- Pass
11. Miami Marlins -- Pass
12. Chicago Cubs -- Pass
13. Cleveland Indians -- Pass
14. Oakland Athletics -- Dany Jimenez, RHP (Blue Jays)

ROUND 3

1. Oakland Athletics -- Pass

TRIPLE-A PHASE

1. Pittsburgh Pirates -- Shea Spitzbarth, RHP (Dodgers)
2. Texas Rangers -- Matt Wivinis, RHP (Yankees)
3. Detroit Tigers -- Yunior Perez, RHP (Cubs)
4. Boston Red Sox -- Tyreque Reed, 1B (Rangers)
5. Baltimore Orioles -- Rickey Ramirez, RHP (Twins)
6. Arizona Diamondbacks -- Tyler Gilbert, LHP (Dodgers)
7. Angels -- Brendon Davis, SS (Rangers)
8. Mets -- Drew Ferguson, CF (Astros)
9. Mariners -- Amador Arias, 2B (Rays)
10. San Francisco Giants -- Vince Fernandez, OF (Rockies)
11. Houston Astros -- Joe Record, RHP (Twins)
12. Miami Marlins -- Jake Fishman, LHP (Blue Jays)
13. Cincinnati Reds -- Errol Robinson, SS (Dodgers)
14. St. Louis Cardinals -- Garrett Williams, LHP (Angels)
15. Toronto Blue Jays -- Sebastian Espino, SS (Mets)
16. New York Yankees -- Matt Krook, LHP (Rays)
17. Chicago Cubs -- Nicholas Padilla, RHP (Rays)
18. Chicago White Sox -- Martin Carrasco, RHP (Padres)
19. Cleveland Indians -- Chris Roller, CF (Dodgers)
20. Atlanta Braves -- A.J. Puckett, RHP (White Sox)
21. Oakland Athletics -- Zach Jackson, RHP (Blue Jays)
22. Minnesota Twins -- Jhonleider Salinas, RHP (Rays)
23. San Diego Padres -- Yorman Rodriguez, C (Blue Jays)
24. Tampa Bay Rays -- Jordan Brink, RHP (Cardinals)
25. Los Angeles Dodgers -- Ryan January, C (Diamondbacks)

ROUND 2

26. Pirates -- Claudio Finol, SS (Reds)
27. Rangers -- Yohel Pozo, C (Padres)
28. Red Sox -- Kaleb Ort, RHP (Yankees)
29. Orioles -- Chris Hudgins, C (Royals)
30. Angels -- Gustavo Campero, C (Yankees)
31. Mets -- Justin Dillon, RHP (Blue Jays)
32. Giants -- Ronnie Williams, RHP (Cardinals)
33. Astros -- Seth Martinez, RHP (Athletics)
34. Marlins -- Dylan Bice, RHP (Rangers)
35. Reds -- Wilfred Astudillo, C (Mets)
36. Yankees -- Reggie McClain, RHP (Phillies)
37. Cubs -- Samuel Reyes, RHP (Pirates)
38. Braves -- Jalen Miller, 2B (Giants)
39. Athletics -- Brett Graves, RHP (Marlins)
40. Twins -- Josh Mitchell, LHP (Royals)
41. Padres -- Ben Ruta, LF (Yankees)
42. Rays -- Ezequiel Zabaleta, RHP (Mets)
43. Dodgers -- Roimer Bolivar, RHP (Rays)

ROUND 3

44. Pirates -- Jeffrey Passantino, RHP (Cubs)
45. Rangers -- Justin Marsden, RHP (Rays)
46. Orioles -- Ignacio Feliz, RHP (Padres)
47. Mets -- Drew Jackson, 2B (Dodgers)
48. Giants -- Mitchell Tolman, 2B (Mets)
49. Marlins -- Marcus Chiu, 2B (Dodgers)
50. Reds -- Chuckie Robinson, C (Astros)
51. Braves -- Jacob Pearson, OF (Twins)

ROUND 4

52. Mets -- Jesus Reyes, RHP (Reds)
53. Reds -- Yoel Yanqui, 1B (D-backs)

ROUND 5

54. Mets -- Jose Zorrilla, LHP (Reds)
55. Reds -- Wes Robertson, RHP (Rangers)

ROUND 6

56. Reds -- Steven Leyton, SS (D-backs)

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