Rule 4 SBP Forfeited Draft Picks

A Rule 4 Draft pick forfeited because a club exceeded its Rule 4 Draft bonus limit will be reassigned to another club by lottery held on the same day as the Competitive Balance draft pick lottery. All MLB clubs that did not exceed its SBP limit are eligible to participate in this lottery.

As with the Competitive Balance draft pick lottery, Rule 4 forfeited draft picks can be traded, but only during the MLB regular season, and the pick cannot be traded for cash unless it is a financial adjustment made to offset the salary of one or more of the players involved in the trade. Also, a Rule 4 forfeited draft pick can be traded only once (only by the club that was awarded the pick). Once traded, the pick cannot be "flipped" to a third club.

If a player selected with a Rule 4 forfeited draft pick does not sign, the club receives a compensation selection in the next Rule 4 Draft, one slot lower than the forfeited draft pick slot from the previous season. There is no further compensation if a player selected with a compensation Rule 4 forfeited draft pick does not sign.

 

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  • Hopefully Pirates don't call up A. Lincoln.

    jacos 2 hours 3 min ago view
  • j.buchanan going friday...should be...baseball...or something like it.

    crunch 2 hours 11 min ago view
  • Wow. I didn't know they could do that.

    Nice for Willson, not so much for Addy.

    billybucks 2 hours 27 min ago view
  • Game is officially called...also officially a tie.

    Stats count, no make-up date of course.

     

    Rob G. 2 hours 29 min ago view
  • Yeah -- seeing the weather -- I hope KB and Rizz are inside, wrapped in blankets and drinking hot chocolate.

    billybucks 3 hours 16 min ago view
  • rain delay...thanks obama.

    crunch 3 hours 54 min ago view
  • Thanks again Phil. We actually were in Mesa and drove around. Hopefully, I am back for some Fall League. If not I have all of spring training (like the smart people who move here!)

    rvimpeny 4 hours 58 min ago view
  • What Rob G said.  I can't speak for Piittsburgh, but the other end of the state has had absolute crap weather for two days. Perfect day to take it easy.

    Transmission 5 hours 1 min ago view
  • tarp came off 10 minutes ago...let's do this.

    crunch 5 hours 15 min ago view
  • He will not pitch another game for Cubs

    /Unless injury in playoffs

    jacos 5 hours 32 min ago view
  • ~fart~

    jacos 5 hours 33 min ago view
  • Today is bullpen day

    jacos 5 hours 33 min ago view
  • 10/450 if they win WS

    jacos 5 hours 34 min ago view
  • Carrie Muskat [email protected]
    Even though Hammel is missing start, don't assume he'll not be on #Cubs postseason roster. Maddon says elbow problem isn't that bad

    Carrie Muskat [email protected]
    Maddon on #Cubs postseason rotation: "I don't want to announce anything. We haven't talked to anybody yet"

    Carrie Muskat [email protected]
    Maddon hopes Soler can take BP in Cincy, play in sim game Tue. "All of that should give us some kind of indication of where he's at"

    crunch 5 hours 51 min ago view
  • tarp on the field 40 minutes before gametime...meh.

    crunch 5 hours 54 min ago view
  • travel day + rain in Pittsburgh. Why risk injury?

    Rob G. 5 hours 57 min ago view