1985 Rule V Draft

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The major league 1985 Rule V Draft was held December 10 in San Diego, CA. 9 players were drafted by major league teams at a cost of $50,000 each. The price of draft picks went up for the 1985 draft after having been $25,000 since 1958. The minor league phase of the draft was held December 11.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Cleveland Indians Eddie Williams 3rd baseman Denver Zephyrs Cincinnati Reds
Texas Rangers Scott Patterson Pitcher Columbus Clippers New York Yankees
San Diego Padres Leon Roberts Infielder Hawaii Islanders Pittsburgh Pirates
Montreal Expos Jeff Parrett Pitcher Vancouver Canadians Milwaukee Brewers
Chicago White Sox Bobby Bonilla 1B/OF Hawaii Islanders Pittsburgh Pirates
California Angels Carl Willis Pitcher Denver Bears Cincinnati Reds
St. Louis Cardinals Clint Hurdle Catcher Tidewater Tides New York Mets
Toronto Blue Jays Jose DeJesus Pitcher Omaha Royals Kansas City Royals
Minnesota Twins Tom Burns Pitcher Tidewater Tides New York Mets


Rule V Draft AAA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Indianapolis Indians Wilfredo Tejada Catcher Reading Phillies Philadelphia Phillies
Edmonton Trappers Vance Lovelace Pitcher San Antonio Missions Los Angeles Dodgers
Rochester Red Wings Brian Householder Pitcher Reading Phillies Philadelphia Phillies
Buffalo Bisons Roy Johnson Outfielder Jacksonville Expos Montreal Expos
Toledo Mud Hens John Marquardt Shortstop Huntsville Stars Oakland A's
Iowa Cubs Alan McKay Pitcher Knoxville Blue Jays Toronto Blue Jays
Tidewater Tides Dan Siblerud Pitcher Reading Phillies Philadelphia Phillies
Denver Zephyrs Francisco Tenacen Outfielder Reading Phillies Philadelphia Phillies
Vancouver Canadians Jamie Brisco Pitcher St. Petersburg Cardinals St. Louis Cardinals
Syracuse Chiefs Tony Hudson Pitcher Tulsa Drillers Texas Rangers
Hawaii Islanders Jim Leopold Pitcher Beaumont Golden Gators San Diego Padres
Indianapolis Indians Matthew Sferrazza 2nd baseman El Paso Diablos Milwaukee Brewers

Rule V Draft AA Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Midland Angels Rafael Pimentel Pitcher Stockton Ports Milwaukee Brewers
Tulsa Drillers Jose Vargas Shortstop Beloit Brewers Milwaukee Brewers
Arkansas Travelers Keith Traylor Outfielder Lynchburg Mets New York Mets
Vermont Reds Angelo Nunley 2nd baseman Springfield Cardinals St. Louis Cardinals
Orlando Twins Mark Clemons Pitcher Kinston Blue Jays Toronto Blue Jays
Jacksonville Expos Pat Dougherty Pitcher Oneonta Yankees New York Yankees
Charlotte O's Jim Pettibone Pitcher Cedar Rapids Reds Cincinnati Reds
Jacksonville Expos Bill Scudder Pitcher Bakersfield Dodgers Los Angeles Dodgers
Jacksonville Expos Sam Haley Outfielder Wausau Timbers Seattle Mariners


* Draft picks are listed in order of selection.

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