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Reyes, multiple picks headline Rule 5 Draft

Outfielder goes to Tigers; Orioles pick three; Royals, Bucs take two
December 14, 2017

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Eighteen Minor Leaguers were given new life Thursday morning.That's how many players were picked during the Major League phase of this year's Rule 5 Draft, held as part of the Winter Meetings. All 18 will be given chances to crack the MLB roster with their

Twins' Burdi to undergo Tommy John surgery

No. 16 Minnesota prospect suffered UCL tear in right elbow
May 26, 2017

Nick Burdi is used to providing relief, but Friday's news must have been anything but.The Twins' No. 16 prospect has a tear of the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in his right elbow and will undergo Tommy John surgery, the organization announced. Given the typical timetable for recovery, the procedure will