Which prospects will the Pirates protect? Which ones should they protect? Which players will be removed from the roster, which currently stands at 38. Vote now! Vote often!!
Some of the players eligible for the Rule 5 draft:
The veterans whom the Pirates recently signed to minor league deals (including Brad Lincoln, Deolis Guerra, Blake Wood and Jeremy Bleich) are eligible, too. Believe it or not, players like that have occasionally been selected. Jose Tabata is eligible, too, as there is no maximum age.
Here are some players whose roster spots could or should be in jeopardy: