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2017 Rule 5 Draft Primer

This article was originally posted on Sunday, November 12, 2017 and has been updated to reflect roster changes.

There is less than one week left until the deadline that players must be added to the 40-man roster to be protected in the annual Rule 5 Draft.  This year the Yankees have 46 players that will be eligible for the draft if they are not added by November 20, but they currently only have two open spots on their roster to add players.

Part One: Who to Trade Release or Non-Tender?

Part Two: Who to Protect?

Part Three: Who Could Be Selected?

Part Four: Full List of Rule 5 Eligible Players

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