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Pittsburgh Pirates: Examining a Minor League Rule 5 Draft Selection

PITTSBURGH, PA - AUGUST 23: A general view of the field during the game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Milwaukee Brewers at PNC Park on August 23, 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin Berl/Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***

The Pittsburgh Pirates added three players via the minor league portion of the Rule 5 Draft. One of these three players was right-handed pitcher Jeffrey Passantino, what does he bring to the table?

The Pittsburgh Pirates added five different players in the Rule 5 Draft. They added two players via the Major League portion of the draft and three more in the minor league portion.