1997 Rule V Draft

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The major league 1997 Rule V Draft was held December 15. 13 players were drafted by major league teams.

Rule V Draft Major league Selections[edit]

Selecting team Player Position Team Organization
Oakland A's Javier Martinez Pitcher Iowa Cubs Chicago Cubs
Philadelphia Phillies Hector Mercado Pitcher Charlotte Knights Florida Marlins
Chicago Cubs Alan Mahaffey Pitcher Salt Lake Buzz Minnesota Twins
Toronto Blue Jays Luis Saturria Outfielder Louisville Redbirds St. Louis Cardinals
Cincinnati Reds Keith Glauber Pitcher Louisville Redbirds St. Louis Cardinals
Detroit Tigers Sean Runyan Pitcher Las Vegas Stars San Diego Padres
Pittsburgh Pirates Melvin Brazoban Pitcher Oklahoma City 89ers Texas Rangers
Seattle Mariners Jeff Huson 2B-SS Colorado Springs Sky Sox Colorado Rockies
Los Angeles Dodgers Marc Deschenes Pitcher Buffalo Bisons Cleveland Indians
Atlanta Braves Brian Edmondson Pitcher Norfolk Tides New York Mets
Arizona Diamondbacks Martin Sanchez Pitcher Charlotte Knights Florida Marlins
Los Angeles Dodgers Frank Lankford Pitcher Columbus Clippers New York Yankees
Arizona Diamondbacks Ynocencio De la Cruz Pitcher Norfolk Tides New York Mets


* Draft picks are listed in order of selection.


Rule V Draft

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