Rule 5 draft passes with little fanfare as most teams pass
By Anthony Mormile SportsTicker Baseball Editor
DALLAS (Ticker) -- There were no Roberto Clementes, George Bells or Bobby Bonillas, but Scott Chiasson, Brandon Knight and Endy Chavez will at least get a long look.
Chiasson, Knight and Chavez were among 10 minor leaguers taken
in today's Rule 5 draft at the winter meetings. The procedure
allows teams to pay $50,000 to select a player not on a team's
40-man roster, provided the player was drafted or signed prior
to 1997. Players ...
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