Rule 5

Last updated on 11/21/2014

The following players will be eligible for the Major League phase of the Rule 5 draft on December 11, 2014 (players in bold will be eligible for the first time). Teams can protect players from the Rule 5 draft by placing them on the 40-man roster. The deadline to add a player to the 40-man roster this year is November 20, 2014.

Note: If a player you think is eligible does not appear on this list, be sure to check the Minor FA tab. Since minor league free agency is granted a few weeks ahead of the Rule 5 addition deadline, it may be the case that a player will not be eligible for the Rule 5 draft simply because he will be eligible for minor league free agency first.

Added to 40-man roster, no longer eligible for the Rule 5 draft
Rafael Montero (added on 5/14)
Dilson Herrera (added on 8/29)
Jack Leathersich (added on 11/20)
Cory Mazzoni (added on 11/20)
Akeel Morris (added on 11/20)
Hansel Robles (added on 11/20)
Noah Syndergaard (added on 11/20)
Gabriel Ynoa (added on 11/20)

AAA --- Las Vegas 51s
Chasen Bradford
John Church
Darin Gorski
Daniel Muno
Zack Thornton
Cory Vaughn
Logan Verrett
Jeff Walters

AA --- Binghamton Mets
Xorge Carrillo
Darrell Ceciliani
Randy Fontanez
Ryan Fraser
Chase Huchingson
Adam Kolarek
Rainy Lara
Dustin Lawley
Cam Maron
Greg Peavey
Tyler Pill
T.J. Rivera
Cody Satterwhite
Travis Taijeron
Jon Velasquez

A+ --- St. Lucie Mets
Luis Cessa
Albert Cordero
Maikis De La Cruz
Gilbert Gomez
Julian Hilario
Jake Kuebler
Seth Lugo
Luis Mateo
Jairo Perez
Eudy Pina
Aderlin Rodriguez
Domingo Tapia
Beck Wheeler

A --- Savannah Sand Gnats
Octavio Acosta
Victor Cruzado
Miller Diaz
Dawrin Frias
Jeff Glenn
John Mincone
Yeixon Ruiz
Nelfi Zapata

A- --- Brooklyn Cyclones
Adrian Abreu
Martires Arias
Alberto Baldonado
Shane Bay
Michael Bernal
Anthony Chavez
A.J. Pinera
Luis Rengal
Eddie Rohan
Carlos Valdez
Edioglis Villasmil

R --- Kingsport Mets
Gaby Almonte
Leon Canelon
Oswald Caraballo
Josh Dunn
Jose Figuera
Juan Carlos Gamboa
Audry German
Carlos Gomez
Vicente Lupo
Yoryi Nuez
Luis Ortega
Persio Reyes
Ruben Reyes
Jean Rodriguez

R --- GCL Mets
Kevin Canelon
Jose Celas
Jose Encarnacion
Gabriel Feliz
Manuel Hilario
Alvin Maracaro
Natanael Ramos
Alfredo Reyes
Lenny Rosario

Players are naturally protected from the Rule 5 draft 4 times if they were younger than 19 on the June 5th immediately prior to the date on which they signed their first contract, and 3 times if they were age 19 or older. If they signed their first contract after the end of the season (for the team to which they're assigned), then their natural Rule 5 protection extends an additional year.