Rule 5 draft results
This article contains a list of Rule 5 draft results. Players chosen in the Major League Baseball (MLB) phase of the Rule 5 draft have to remain on their new team's 25-man roster for the entire following MLB season, or they are placed on waivers and offered back to their original team if not claimed. Players chosen in the Minor League Baseball phases of the Rule 5 draft remain with their new organization without restrictions.
- Mitch Nay, 3B, Cincinnati Reds from the Toronto Blue Jays
- Damien Magnifico, RHP, Pittsburgh Pirates from the Los Angeles Angels
- Jacob Wilson, 2B, Washington Nationals from the St. Louis Cardinals
- R. C. Orlan, RHP, Cleveland Indians from the Washington Nationals
- Tyler Smith, SS, Atlanta Braves from the Texas Rangers
- Kaleb Fleck, RHP, Washington Nationals from the Arizona Diamondbacks
- Ty Hensley, RHP, Tampa Bay Rays from the New York Yankees
- Cal Towey, OF, Miami Marlins from the Los Angeles Angels
- Austin Wilson, OF, St. Louis Cardinals from the Seattle Mariners
- Matt Smoral, LHP, Texas Rangers from the Toronto Blue Jays
- Nick Maronde, LHP, Miami Marlins from the Cleveland Indians
- Colten Brewer, RHP, New York Yankees from the Pittsburgh Pirates
- Brian Moran, LHP, Baltimore Orioles from the Atlanta Braves
- Alex Yarbrough, 2B, Miami Marlins from the Los Angeles Angels
- Ariel Hernandez, RHP, Cincinnati Reds from the Arizona Diamondbacks
- Enderson Franco, RHP, Atlanta Braves from the Miami Marlins
- Brian Moran, LHP Cleveland Indians from the Seattle Mariners
- Zack Cox, 3B, Washington Nationals from the Miami Marlins
- Yefry Ramírez, RHP, New York Yankees from the Arizona Diamondbacks
- David Freitas, C, Chicago Cubs from the Baltimore Orioles
- John Brebbia, RHP, St. Louis Cardinals from the Arizona Diamondbacks
- Tim Crabbe, RHP, Arizona Diamondbacks from the Cincinnati Reds
- Greg Peavey, RHP, Minnesota Twins from the New York Mets
- Peter Tago, RHP, Chicago White Sox from the Colorado Rockies
- Sean Halton, OF, Baltimore Orioles from the Milwaukee Brewers
- Brett Jackson, OF, San Francisco Giants from the Arizona Diamondbacks
- Randy Fontanez, RHP, Los Angeles Dodgers from the New York Mets
- Kentrail Davis, OF, Los Angeles Angels from the Milwaukee Brewers
|1||Houston Astros||Patrick Schuster||LHP||Arizona Diamondbacks||Sent to the San Diego Padres as the player to be named later for Anthony Bass, Returned to the Diamondbacks|
|2||Chicago White Sox||Adrián Nieto||C||Washington Nationals|
|3||Philadelphia Phillies||Kevin Munson||RHP||Arizona Diamondbacks||Returned to the Diamondbacks|
|4||Colorado Rockies||Tommy Kahnle||RHP||New York Yankees|
|5||Toronto Blue Jays||Brian Moran||LHP||Seattle Mariners||Traded to the Los Angeles Angels|
|6||New York Mets||Seth Rosin||RHP||Philadelphia Phillies||Traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers, Returned to the Phillies|
|7||Milwaukee Brewers||Wei-Chung Wang||LHP||Pittsburgh Pirates|
|8||Arizona Diamondbacks||Marcos Mateo||RHP||Chicago Cubs||Returned to the Cubs during spring training|
|9||Baltimore Orioles||Michael Almanzar||3B||Boston Red Sox||Returned to the Red Sox, later traded to Orioles|
- Justin Bour, 1B, Miami Marlins from the Chicago Cubs
- Evan Crawford, LHP, Chicago White Sox from the Toronto Blue Jays
- Charlie Cutler, C, Chicago Cubs from the Pittsburgh Pirates
- Kevin Mattison, OF, Milwaukee Brewers from the Miami Marlins
- Julio Borbón, OF, Baltimore Orioles from the Chicago Cubs
- Russell Wilson, 2B, Texas Rangers from the Colorado Rockies
- Enderson Franco, RHP, Tampa Bay Rays from the Houston Astros
- Tim Atherton, RHP, Oakland Athletics from the Minnesota Twins
- Omar Narváez, C, Chicago White Sox from the Tampa Bay Rays
- Richard Bleier, LHP, Toronto Blue Jays from the Texas Rangers
- A. J. Morris, RHP, Pittsburgh Pirates from the Chicago Cubs
- Minor league phases – notable players
- Eric Farris, 2B, Seattle Mariners from the Milwaukee Brewers
- Robbie Widlansky, 1B, Los Angeles Angels from the Baltimore Orioles
- Tommy Mendonca, 3B, Oakland Athletics from the Texas Rangers
- Ryan Dennick, LHP, Cincinnati Reds from the Kansas City Royals
- Federico Castañeda, RHP, San Diego Padres from the Kansas City Royals
- Efraín Nieves, LHP, Toronto Blue Jays from the Detroit Tigers
|1||Houston Astros||Rhiner Cruz||RHP||New York Mets|
|2||Minnesota Twins||Terry Doyle||RHP||Chicago White Sox||Returned to Chicago, later signed with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks in Japan|
|3||Seattle Mariners||Lucas Luetge||LHP||Milwaukee Brewers|
|4||Baltimore Orioles||Ryan Flaherty||INF||Chicago Cubs|
|5||Kansas City Royals||César Cabral||LHP||Boston Red Sox||Traded to the New York Yankees for cash.|
|6||Chicago Cubs||Lendy Castillo||RHP||Philadelphia Phillies|
|7||Pittsburgh Pirates||Gustavo Nunez||SS||Detroit Tigers|
|8||Atlanta Braves||Robert Fish||LHP||Los Angeles Angels|
|9||St. Louis Cardinals||Erik Komatsu||OF||Washington Nationals||Claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Twins and later returned to Washington.|
|10||Boston Red Sox||Marwin González||SS||Chicago Cubs||Traded to the Houston Astros for Marco Duarte.|
|11||Arizona Diamondbacks||Brett Lorin||RHP||Pittsburgh Pirates||Rights permanently acquired by Arizona from Pittsburgh in exchange for Robby Rowland.|
|12||New York Yankees||Brad Meyers||RHP||Washington Nationals|
|1||Pittsburgh Pirates||Josh Rodriguez||SS||Cleveland Indians||Returned to Cleveland on April 29, 2011. Reacquired by Pittsburgh on June 21.|
|2||Seattle Mariners||José Flores||RHP||Cleveland Indians||Returned to Cleveland on March 25, 2011.|
|3||Arizona Diamondbacks||Joe Paterson||LHP||San Francisco Giants|
|4||Baltimore Orioles||Adrian Rosario||RHP||Milwaukee Brewers||Returned to Milwaukee on March 24, 2011.|
|5||Kansas City Royals||Nate Adcock||RHP||Pittsburgh Pirates|
|6||Washington Nationals||Elvin Ramírez||RHP||New York Mets||Returned to New York Mets on October 18, 2011.|
|7||Chicago Cubs||Mason Tobin||RHP||Los Angeles Angels||Traded to Texas on December 9, 2010.|
|8||Houston Astros||Aneury Rodríguez||RHP||Tampa Bay Rays|
|9||Milwaukee Brewers||Pat Egan||RHP||Baltimore Orioles||Returned to Baltimore on March 24, 2011|
|10||New York Mets||Brad Emaus||2B||Toronto Blue Jays||Returned to Toronto on April 21, 2011, then traded to Colorado on April 22, 2011.|
|11||San Diego Padres||George Kontos||RHP||New York Yankees||Returned to New York Yankees on March 14, 2011.|
|12||Minnesota Twins||Scott Diamond||LHP||Atlanta Braves||Rights acquired by Minnesota from Atlanta in exchange for Billy Bullock.|
|13||New York Yankees|||Robert Fish||LHP||Los Angeles Angels||Claimed off waivers by Kansas City on March 13, 2011. Returned to Los Angeles Angels on March 27.|
|14||Tampa Bay Rays||César Cabral||LHP||Boston Red Sox||Claimed off waivers by Toronto on March 12, 2011, and by Tampa Bay on March 14. Returned to Boston on March 28.|
|15||Philadelphia Phillies||Michael Martínez||IF||Washington Nationals|
|16||Washington Nationals||Brian Broderick||RHP||St. Louis Cardinals||Returned to St. Louis on May 23, 2011.|
|17||Houston Astros||Lance Pendleton||RHP||New York Yankees||Returned to New York Yankees on March 27, 2011.|
|18||New York Mets||Pedro Beato||RHP||Baltimore Orioles|
|19||New York Yankees||Daniel Turpen||RHP||Boston Red Sox||Returned to Boston on March 13, 2011.|
|1||Washington Nationals||Jamie Hoffmann||OF||Los Angeles Dodgers||Acquired by the New York Yankees as the player to be named later in the trade for Brian Bruney. Returned to Los Angeles on March 22, 2010.|
|2||Pittsburgh Pirates||John Raynor||OF||Florida Marlins||Returned to Marlins on May 4, 2010|
|3||Baltimore Orioles||Ben Snyder||LHP||San Francisco Giants||Acquired by the Texas Rangers as the player to be named later in the trade for Kevin Millwood. Texas traded Edwin Escobar to San Francisco to retain his rights and outrighted him to the minors|
|4||Kansas City Royals||Edgar Osuna||LHP||Atlanta Braves||Outrighted to the minor leagues after Atlanta declined to reclaim him|
|5||Cleveland Indians||Héctor Ambriz||RHP||Arizona Diamondbacks|
|6||Arizona Diamondbacks||Zach Kroenke||LHP||New York Yankees|
|7||New York Mets||Carlos Monasterios||RHP||Philadelphia Phillies||Sold to the Los Angeles Dodgers for cash on day of draft|
|8||Houston Astros||Jorge Jiménez||3B||Boston Red Sox||Acquired by the Florida Marlins as the player to be named later for Matt Lindstrom. Returned to Boston on March 21, 2010.|
|9||Oakland Athletics||Bobby Cassevah||RHP||Los Angeles Angels||Returned to Los Angeles on March 15, 2010|
|10||Toronto Blue Jays||Zech Zinicola||RHP||Washington Nationals||Returned to Washington on March 18, 2010.|
|11||Milwaukee Brewers||Chuck Lofgren||LHP||Cleveland Indians||Milwaukee traded Omar Aguilar to Cleveland to retain his rights. Lofgren was then outrighted to the minor leagues.|
|12||Chicago Cubs||Mike Parisi||RHP||St. Louis Cardinals||Outrighted to the minor leagues after St. Louis declined to reclaim him.|
|13||Tampa Bay Rays||Armando Zerpa||LHP||Boston Red Sox||Traded to Los Angeles Dodgers on December 10, 2009, returned to Boston on March 15, 2010|
|14||Seattle Mariners||Kanekoa Texeira||RHP||New York Yankees||Designated for assignment on May 31, 2010, claimed off waivers by the Kansas City Royals|
|15||San Francisco Giants||Steve Johnson||RHP||Baltimore Orioles||Returned to Baltimore March 16, 2010.|
|16||St. Louis Cardinals||Ben Jukich||LHP||Cincinnati Reds||Returned to Cincinnati on March 18, 2010.|
|17||Philadelphia Phillies||David Herndon||RHP||Los Angeles Angels|
|1||Washington Nationals||Terrell Young||RHP||Cincinnati Reds|
|2||Seattle Mariners||Reegie Corona||INF||New York Yankees||Returned to the Yankees on April 2, 2009|
|3||San Diego Padres||Everth Cabrera||SS||San Diego Padres||Colorado Rockies|
|4||Pittsburgh Pirates||Donnie Veal||LHP||Chicago Cubs|
|5||Baltimore Orioles||Lou Palmisano||C||Milwaukee Brewers||Traded to the Houston Astros for cash considerations. Retained by Houston after Milwaukee declined to accept him back on March 21, 2009.|
|6||San Francisco Giants||Luis Perdomo||RHP||St. Louis Cardinals||Started the season with San Francisco, but later designated for assignment and claimed by the San Diego Padres on April 10, 2009|
|7||Cincinnati Reds||David Patton||RHP||Colorado Rockies||Traded to the Chicago Cubs for cash considerations.|
|8||Detroit Tigers||Kyle Bloom||LHP||Pittsburgh Pirates||Returned to the Pirates on March 29, 2009|
|9||Kansas City Royals||Jose Lugo||LHP||Minnesota Twins||Traded to the Seattle Mariners for cash considerations. Returned to Twins on April 1, 2009|
|10||Oakland Athletics||Benjamin Copeland||CF||San Francisco Giants|
|11||Arizona Diamondbacks||James Skelton||C||Detroit Tigers|
|12||Florida Marlins||Zach Kroenke||LHP||New York Yankees||Returned to Yankees March 16, 2009|
|13||Houston Astros||Gilbert De La Vara||LHP||Kansas City Royals||Returned to Royals on March 31, 2009|
|14||Minnesota Twins||Jason Jones||RHP||New York Yankees||The Twins traded Charles Nolte to New York for Jones' rights.|
|15||New York Mets||Darren O'Day||RHP||Los Angeles Angels||Claimed off waivers by the Texas Rangers April 22, 2009|
|16||Milwaukee Brewers||Eduardo Morlan||RHP||Tampa Bay Rays||Returned to Tampa Bay on March 19, 2009|
|17||Philadelphia Phillies||Bobby Mosebach||RHP||Los Angeles Angels||Returned to Anaheim on April 1, 2009|
|18||Boston Red Sox||Miguel González||RHP||Los Angeles Angels||Missed the entire season due to Tommy John surgery|
|19||Tampa Bay Rays||Derek Rodriguez||RHP||Chicago White Sox||Returned to Chicago White Sox on March 23, 2009|
|20||San Diego Padres||Iván Nova||RHP||New York Yankees||Returned to Yankees on March 29, 2009|
|21||New York Mets||Rocky Cherry||RHP||Baltimore Orioles||Released by Mets after Baltimore refused to take him back|
|1||Tampa Bay Rays||Tim Lahey||RHP||Minnesota Twins||Traded to Chicago Cubs on December 6, 2007, claimed off waivers by Philadelphia Phillies on March 28, 2008, returned to Minnesota on April 12, 2008|
|2||Pittsburgh Pirates||Evan Meek||RHP||Tampa Bay Rays||Remained with the Pirates after Pittsburgh negotiated to retain his rights.|
|3||Baltimore Orioles||Randor Bierd||RHP||Baltimore Orioles||Detroit Tigers|
|4||San Francisco Giants||José Capellán||LHP||Boston Red Sox||Claimed by the Cincinnati Reds off waivers on March 12, 2008, returned to Boston on March 28|
|5||Florida Marlins||Carlos Guevara||RHP||Cincinnati Reds||Traded to the San Diego Padres for cash considerations on December 6, 2007, rights acquired from the Cincinnati Reds and he was outrighted the Padres' minor-league system|
|6||Cincinnati Reds||Sergio Valenzuela||RHP||Atlanta Braves||Returned to Atlanta on March 10, 2008|
|7||Washington Nationals||Matthew Whitney||3B||Cleveland Indians||Returned to Cleveland on March 22, 2008|
|8||Houston Astros||Wesley Wright||LHP||Los Angeles Dodgers|
|9||Oakland Athletics||Fernando Hernandez Jr.||RHP||Chicago White Sox||Returned to Chicago on April 16, 2008|
|10||St. Louis Cardinals||Brian Barton||OF||Cleveland Indians|
|11||Toronto Blue Jays||Randy Wells||RHP||Chicago Cubs||Returned to Chicago on April 16, 2008|
|12||Seattle Mariners||R.A. Dickey||RHP||Minnesota Twins||Rights traded to Seattle in exchange for Jair Fernandez on March 29, 2008|
|13||New York Mets||Steven Register||RHP||Colorado Rockies||Returned to Colorado on March 27, 2008|
|14||San Diego Padres||Michael Gardner||RHP||New York Yankees||Returned to New York on March 18, 2008|
|15||Philadelphia Phillies||Travis Blackley||LHP||San Francisco Giants||Rights acquired by Philadelphia|
|16||Washington Nationals||Garrett Guzman||OF||Minnesota Twins||Rights traded to Washington on March 23, 2008 in exchange for a player to be named later or cash|
|17||San Diego Padres||Callix Crabbe||2B||Milwaukee Brewers||Returned to Milwaukee on May 16, 2008|
|18||Philadelphia Phillies||Lincoln Holdzkom||RHP||Boston Red Sox||Later made a free agent after Boston refused to take him back and eventually given a one-year deal by Boston.|
- Joshua Hill, RHP, Pittsburgh Pirates from the Minnesota Twins
- Levi Romero, RHP, Texas Rangers from the Houston Astros
- Víctor Gárate, LHP, Los Angeles Dodgers from the Houston Astros
- Juan Cedeño, LHP, Detroit Tigers from the Washington Nationals
- Dustin Majewski, OF, Texas Rangers from the Toronto Blue Jays
- Brett Campbell, RHP, Milwaukee Brewers from the Washington Nationals
- Clayton Hamilton, RHP, Texas Rangers from the Pittsburgh Pirates
- Scott Mitchinson, RHP, Oakland Athletics from the Philadelphia Phillies
- Adalberto Méndez, RHP, Florida Marlins from the Chicago Cubs
- Major League Phase
- Triple-A Phase
- Double-A Phase
|1||RHP||Paul Moviel||Tampa Bay Devil Rays||Chicago White Sox|
|2||RHP||Kevin Cave||Pittsburgh Pirates||Florida Marlins|
|3||RHP||Nicholas Moran||Cincinnati Reds||Tampa Bay Devil Rays|
- Major League Phase
- Triple-A Phase
- Double-A Phase
|1||RHP||Edgar Huerta||Colorado Rockies||San Diego Padres|
|2||OF||Richard (Brad) Correll||Pittsburgh Pirates||Philadelphia Phillies|
|3||OF||Fernando Quijada||Baltimore Orioles||Philadelphia Phillies|
|4||INF||Aaron Sisk||San Francisco Giants||Chicago Cubs|
|5||RHP||Brian Burgamy||Philadelphia Phillies||San Diego Padres|
|6||LHP||Amos (Dewon) Day||Chicago White Sox||Toronto Blue Jays|
- Major League Phase
|1||RHP||Angel Garcia||Arizona Diamondbacks||Minnesota Twins||Immediately traded to Tampa Bay. Returned to Minnesota on March 30, 2005.|
|2||LHP||Andrew Sisco||Kansas City Royals||Chicago Cubs|
|3||OF||Tyrell Godwin||Washington Nationals||Toronto Blue Jays|
|4||RHP||Marcos Carvajal||Milwaukee Brewers||Los Angeles Dodgers||Later sold by the Brewers to the Colorado Rockies.|
|5||LHP||Matt Merricks||Colorado Rockies||Los Angeles Dodgers|
|6||LHP||Luke Hagerty||Baltimore Orioles||Chicago Cubs||Later traded by the Orioles to the Florida Marlins.|
|7||OF||Shane Victorino||Philadelphia Phillies||Los Angeles Dodgers|
|8||LHP||Tyler Johnson||Oakland Athletics||St. Louis Cardinals|
|9||LHP||Ryan Rowland-Smith||Minnesota Twins||Seattle Mariners|
|10||RHP||D. J. Houlton||Los Angeles Dodgers||Houston Astros|
|11||OF||Adam Stern||Boston Red Sox||Atlanta Braves|
|12||INF||Tony Blanco||Washington Nationals||Cincinnati Reds|
- Triple-A Phase
- Double-A Phase
|1||C||Jared Price||Kansas City Royals||Los Angeles Dodgers|
|2||OF||Jim Kavourias||Washington Nationals||Florida Marlins|
|3||RHP||Milton Tavarez||Toronto Blue Jays||Boston Red Sox|
|4||OF||Jhonny Rivera||Tampa Bay Devil Rays||Chicago White Sox|
|5||RHP||Jared Blasdell||Philadelphia Phillies||Chicago Cubs|
|6||RHP||Steve Langone||Boston Red Sox||Los Angeles Dodgers|
|7||RHP||Justin Knoff||St. Louis Cardinals||Cincinnati Reds|
|8||RHP||Dan Kolb||Washington Nationals||Milwaukee Brewers|
|9||RHP||Philip Wilson||Tampa Bay Devil Rays||Los Angeles Angels|
|10||OF||Josh Carter||Philadelphia Phillies||San Diego Padres|
|11||INF||Dan Dement||Washington Nationals||Tampa Bay Devil Rays|
|12||OF||Marcus Nettles||Washington Nationals||San Diego Padres|
- Major League Phase
- Triple-A Phase
- Double-A Phase
|1||RHP||Wes Anderson||Detroit Tigers||Boston Red Sox|
|2||C/OF||Mark McRoberts||San Diego Padres||Philadelphia Phillies|
|3||INF||Matt Bowser||Tampa Bay Devil Rays||Oakland Athletics|
|4||RHP||Robert Garvin||Montreal Expos||San Diego Padres|
|5||RHP||Darvin Withers||Chicago White Sox||Oakland Athletics|
|6||LHP||Jackson Paz||St. Louis Cardinals||Minnesota Twins|
|7||OF||Sergio Contreras||Tampa Bay Devil Rays||Anaheim Angels|
|8||INF||Eric Storey||Montreal Expos||Chicago White Sox|
|9||INF||Jim Goelz||Florida Marlins||Boston Red Sox|
|10||RHP||Somer Gonzalez||Montreal Expos||Arizona Diamondbacks|
- Major League Phase
- Major League Phase
|1||RHP||Kevin McGlinchy||Tampa Bay Devil Rays||Atlanta Braves|
|2||INF||Luis Ugueto||Pittsburgh Pirates||Florida Marlins||Later traded by the Pirates to the Seattle Mariners for cash considerations.|
|3||RHP||Miguel Asencio||Kansas City Royals||Philadelphia Phillies|
|4||RHP||Joe Valentine||Montreal Expos||Chicago White Sox||Later traded by the Expos to the Detroit Tigers for cash considerations.|
|5||RHP||Jeff Farnsworth||Detroit Tigers||Seattle Mariners|
|6||RHP||Jorge Sosa||Milwaukee Brewers||Seattle Mariners||Claimed off waivers from Milwaukee by Tampa Bay on March 18, 2002.|
|7||LHP||Steve Kent||Anaheim Angels||Seattle Mariners||Sent to Tampa Bay for cash considerations on December 17, 2001.|
|8||RHP||Corey Thurman||Toronto Blue Jays||Kansas City Royals|
|9||RHP||Ryan Baerlocher||San Diego Padres||Kansas City Royals|
|10||INF||Jason Grabowski||Oakland Athletics||Seattle Mariners|
|11||INF||Félix Escalona||San Francisco Giants||Houston Astros||Claimed off waivers from San Francisco by Tampa Bay on March 27, 2002.|
|12||OF||Ryan Christenson||Milwaukee Brewers||Arizona Diamondbacks|
- Major League Phase
- Major League Phase
- Major League Phase
|1||LHP||Alberto Blanco||Florida Marlins||Houston Astros|
|2||INF||David Lamb||Tampa Bay Devil Rays||Baltimore Orioles|
|3||RHP||Eric Ludwick||Detroit Tigers||Florida Marlins|
|4||OF||Ricky Williams||Montreal Expos||Philadelphia Phillies|
|5||INF||Josue Espada||Minnesota Twins||Oakland Athletics|
|6||LHP||Scott Sauerbeck||Pittsburgh Pirates||New York Mets|
|7||OF||Eric Stuckenschneider||Oakland Athletics||Los Angeles Dodgers|
|8||OF||David Miller||Philadelphia Phillies||Cleveland Indians|
|9||RHP||Jay Walker Chapman||Chicago White Sox||Minnesota Twins|
|10||C||Alberto Castillo||St. Louis Cardinals||Philadelphia Phillies|
|11||LHP||Joel Adamson||Boston Red Sox||Oakland Athletics|
|12||OF||Glen Barker||Houston Astros||Detroit Tigers|
|13||OF||Tyrone Pendergrass||Chicago White Sox||Atlanta Braves|
- Major League Phase
|1||INF||Jeff Huson||Seattle Mariners||Colorado Rockies||Released by Seattle July 8, 1998|
|2||LHP||Héctor Mercado||Philadelphia Phillies||Florida Marlins||Later traded by Philadelphia to the New York Mets for Mike Welch|
|3||OF||Scott Podsednik||Texas Rangers||Florida Marlins|
|4||RHP||Brian Edmondson||Atlanta Braves||New York Mets|
|5||LHP||Stephen Randolph||Arizona Diamondbacks||New York Yankees|
|6||RHP||Frank Lankford||Los Angeles Dodgers||New York Yankees||Returned by the Dodgers to the Yankees May 15, 1998|
|7||LHP||Sean Runyan||Detroit Tigers||San Diego Padres|
|8||RHP||Keith Glauber||Cincinnati Reds||St. Louis Cardinals|
|9||OF||Luis Saturria||Toronto Blue Jays||St. Louis Cardinals||Returned by the Blue Jays to the Cardinals March 20, 1998|
|10||LHP||Matt Williams||New York Yankees||Tampa Bay Devil Rays|
|11||RHP||Joe Davenport||Chicago White Sox||Toronto Blue Jays|
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