Originally Posted by balke
So I just read that minor leaguers are under contract for 7 minor league seasons before minor league free agency if not on the 40 man roster.
So can you in theory draft someone - keep them in the minors for 6.5 season and then put them on the 40 man roster without a callup for 6 more seasons?
No. There's the rule 5 draft and you get three option years once on the 40 man roster.