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Oakland A's Rule 5 Draft Preview

On Thursday morning, Major League Baseball will host its annual Rule 5 draft as part of baseball's Winter Meetings. Inside, we briefly profile some of the notable Oakland A's prospects who will be eligible to be selected in the Rule 5 draft and highlight a few players who might be targeted by the A's should they decide to make a selection.

The Rule 5 Draft Rules Any player not on a team's 40-man roster who signed his first professional contract in 2004 or earlier who was at least 19 years old at the time he signed and any player who signed his first professional contract in 2003 or earlier who was at least 18 years or younger at the time he signed is eligible for the Rule 5 draft this December. Teams select in draft order until all...

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