Rule 5 Draft: Pick Then Trade for Cash

The Rule 5 Draft just concluded and the Marlins picked up RHP Jose (don’t call him Che) Guevara from the Reds and then traded him to the Padres for cash. Since the Marlins have to guarantee him a spot on the roster, it’s safe to say that they simply didn’t have room for the screwball pitcher.

Let’s hope this wasn’t a mistake, such as the last time we picked a pitcher in the draft and traded him away.

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