Friday, November 20, 2015

Waiting 'til Next Year Headquarters CELEBRATES!

The Rule V draft is quick approaching and the deadline to add players to the 40-man roster was today for all MLB teams.  The Cubs added four to the roster, which ultimately protects them from the draft.

In short, Vogelbach is a Cub for a little while longer.  If his name wasn't added to the 40-man roster, then he surely would have been taken by an American League team looking to fill a hole at first base.

I'm elated the Vogelmonster is still a Cub and that the organization won't lose him to the draft come early December.  I'd like to think the Vogelmonster is pretty stoked, too.

1 comment:

  1. Congrats. I'm sure keeping Vogelbach around is a nice plan-B for if Rizzo is out for extended periods of time, and if nothing else it'd be a huge waste for the Cubs if he's just claimed in the rule 5 draft as opposed to getting something of value for him in a trade.