1998 Rule V Draft

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The major league 1998 Rule V Draft was held December 14 in Nashville, TN. 13 players were drafted by the major league clubs at a cost of $50,000.


Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Florida Marlins Alberto Blanco Pitcher Jackson Generals Houston Astros
Tampa Bay Devil Rays David Lamb Shortstop Rochester Red Wings Baltimore Orioles
Detroit Tigers Eric Ludwick Pitcher Charlotte Knights Florida Marlins
Montreal Expos Ricky Williams Outfielder Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons Philadelphia Phillies
Minnesota Twins Josue Espada Shortstop Edmonton Trappers Oakland A's
Pittsburgh Pirates Scott Sauerbeck Pitcher Norfolk Tides New York Mets
Oakland A's Eric Stuckenschneider Outfielder Albuquerque Dukes Los Angeles Dodgers
Philadelphia Phillies David Miller Outfielder Buffalo Bisons Cleveland Indians
Chicago White Sox J. Walker Chapman Pitcher Salt Lake Buzz Minnesota Twins
St. Louis Cardinals Alberto Castillo Catcher Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons Philadelphia Phillies
Boston Red Sox Joel Adamson Pitcher Edmonton Trappers Oakland A's
Houston Astros Glen Barker Outfielder Toledo Mud Hens Detroit Tigers
Chicago White Sox Tyrone Pendergrass Outfielder Richmond Braves Atlanta Braves

Rule V Draft AAA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Charlotte Knights Benji Gil Shortstop Birmingham Barons Chicago White Sox
Durham Bulls Joe (Reggie) Young Pitcher Knoxville Smokies Toronto Blue Jays
Tucson Sidewinders John O'Reilly Pitcher El Paso Diablos Milwaukee Brewers
Toledo Mud Hens Terrence Freeman Infielder Carolina Mudcats Milwaukee Brewers
Ottawa Lynx Dennis Konrady Catcher Akron Aeros Cleveland Indians
Salt Lake Buzz Brandon Marsters Catcher Reading Phillies Philadelphia Phillies
Nashville Sounds Alfredo Garcia Pitcher West Tenn Diamond Jaxx Chicago Cubs
Louisville Redbirds Scott Sollman Outfielder Jacksonville Suns Detroit Tigers
Edmonton Trappers Ricky Freeman 1st baseman West Tenn Diamond Jaxx Chicago Cubs
Tacoma Rainiers Tim McClaskey Pitcher Portland Sea Dogs Florida Marlins
Indianapolis Indians Dawan Elliott Outfielder Carolina Mudcats Pittsburgh Pirates
Rochester Red Wings Mike McDougal Pitcher Arkansas Travelers St. Louis Cardinals
Colorado Springs Sky Sox Scott DeWitt Pitcher Portland Sea Dogs Florida Marlins
Albuquerque Dukes Ryan Jaroncyk Shortstop Capital City Bombers New York Mets
Norfolk Tides O.J. Cook Pitcher Carolina Mudcats Pittsburgh Pirates
Fresno Grizzlies Ismael Reynoso Shortstop Portland Sea Dogs Florida Marlins
Buffalo Bisons Roy Padilla Outfielder Trenton Thunder Boston Red Sox
Iowa Cubs Rich Almanzar 2nd baseman Jacksonville Suns Detroit Tigers
Pawtucket Red Sox Tommy Darrell Pitcher Midland Angels Anaheim Angels
Columbus Clippers Keith Davis Pitcher Jacksonville Suns Detroit Tigers
New Orleans Zephyrs Anthony Johnson Mobile BayBears San Diego Padres
Durham Bulls Luis Garcia Outfielder Birmingham Barons Chicago White Sox
Tucson Sidewinders Derek Dace Pitcher Jacksonville Suns Detroit Tigers
Toledo Mud Hens Manuel Lutz 1st baseman Birmingham Barons Chicago White Sox
Tacoma Rainiers Juan Ramos Pitcher Harrisburg Senators Montreal Expos
Rochester Red Wings Ryan Lynch Pitcher Mobile BayBears San Diego Padres
Albuquerque Dukes Geronimo Newton Pitcher Orlando Rays Seattle Mariners
Norfolk Tides Pete Della Ratta Pitcher Huntsville Stars Oakland A's
Fresno Grizzlies Xavier Burns 3rd baseman Carolina Mudcats Pittsburgh Pirates
Buffalo Bisons Mark Zamarripa Pitcher Jacksonville Suns Detroit Tigers
Iowa Cubs Sean Johnson Pitcher Binghamton Mets New York Mets
New Orleans Zephyrs Wayne Franklin Pitcher San Antonio Missions Los Angeles Dodgers
Toledo Mud Hens Ryan Jones 1st baseman Knoxville Smokies Toronto Blue Jays
Tacoma Rainiers Brian Carmody Pitcher Mobile BayBears San Diego Padres
Albuquerque Dukes Edgar Leyva Pitcher Midland Angels Anaheim Angels
Iowa Cubs Eric Newman Pitcher Mobile BayBears San Diego Padres
Toledo Mud Hens Eric Gillespie 1st baseman Midland Angels Anaheim Angels

Rule V Draft AA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Arizona AA Scott Schroeffel Pitcher Salem Avalanche Colorado Rockies
Carolina Mudcats Tim Jorgensen 3rd baseman Kinston Indians Cleveland Indians
Huntsville Stars Jacques Landry 3rd baseman Lakeland Tigers Detroit Tigers
Chattanooga Lookouts Mike Whitlock 1st baseman St. Catharines Stompers Toronto Blue Jays
Midland Angels Ken Morimoto Outfielder San Bernardino Stampede Los Angeles Dodgers
San Antonio Missions Karl Chatman Outfielder Jupiter Hammerheads Montreal Expos
Knoxville Smokies Keith Smith Shortstop West Michigan Whitecaps Detroit Tigers
Trenton Thunder Justin Siegel Pitcher Savannah Sand Gnats Texas Rangers
Midland Angels Chris Walther 3rd baseman Stockton Ports Milwaukee Brewers


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