The Night Before: Rule 5 Rumor Roundup
Here are the various rumors about the Rule 5 Draft (tomorrow in Indianapolis at the Winter Meetings)
-Fact-The Yankees have the first pick
–Jonathan Mayo says that the Yankees may have the Nationals (who techinically own the pick but will draft a player of the Yankees choosing) draft Zach Kroenke. This is to protect Kroenke from being drafted by other teams. The Nationals would then return Kroenke to the Yankees immediately.