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Tribe’s Rule 5 Loss Gruber Became Mainstay in Toronto

December 14, 2017 |

Projecting and developing young talent is not always easy. It can be what separates the good teams from the bad teams, at least those teams who cannot just buy replacement parts to compensate for their own internal misses.

The Rule 5 draft is one way a team can build up its roster, but generally, players selected in such a transaction rarely make significant contributions in the game of baseball.

Cleveland Indians fans who know the name Kelly Gruber likely remember him as being one of a handful of such players who found success and long careers in a new home. He is one of the more notable names lost by the Indians franchise in the long history of the alternative drafting process. Read More

Tribe’s Rule 5 Loss Gruber Became Mainstay in Toronto

December 8, 2015 |

Projecting and developing young talent is not always easy. It can be what separates the good teams from the bad teams, at least those teams who cannot just buy replacement parts to compensate for their own internal misses.

The Rule 5 draft is one way a team can build up its roster, but generally, players selected in such a transaction rarely make significant contributions in the game of baseball.

Cleveland Indians fans who know the name Kelly Gruber likely remember him as being one of a handful of such players who found success and long careers in a new home. He is one of the more notable names lost by the Indians franchise in the long history of the alternative drafting process. Read More