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Old 08-06-2010, 12:21 PM
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Originally Posted by balke View Post
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.
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