Friday, November 18, 2011

Six More Additions to 40-man Roster

Just hours before the Friday deadline, Cincinnati protected six more players from being selected in the upcoming Rule 5 Draft by adding them to the 40-man roster.

Among the prospects now off-limits to other teams include infielders Netfali Soto, Didi Gregorious, Donald Lutz and Henry Rodriguez and right-handed hurlers Kyle Lotzkar and Pedro Villarreal.

Among some notable players selected via the Rule 5 Draft include Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente, Toronto slugger Jose Bautista, Cy Young Award winner Johan Santana, and reigning AL MVP and former Red Josh Hamilton.

For more on the story please visit Mark Sheldon's article here.

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