Jul 14, 2013; Flushing , NY, USA; USA pitcher Anthony Ranaudo throws a pitch during the 2013 All Star Futures Game at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

MLB Rule 5 Draft Anticipation: In Depth with FanSided

As you know by now, last night (November 20) was the deadline for teams to add players to the 40-man rosters in order to protect them for the Rule 5 Draft. While we’ve already provided with our list of who’s been added where, we’ll also send you to some of our FanSided sister sites to read more in depth about the moves.

Covering the Tampa Bay Rays, Rays Colored Glasses has info and opinion on the four Rays farmhands added to the 40-man.

For the Phillies, you can read about their four protected prospects over at That Balls Outta Here in a nice piece by Spencer Bingol.

For more on the Braves and their three players added to the 40-man roster, check out Alan Carpenter’s article on Tomahawk Take.

Read about the Brewers’ moves at Reviewing the Brew.

The Mets have their moves chronicled over at Rising Apple while the cross-town Yankees can be found at Yanks Go Yard.

Over at Climbing Tal’s Hill, Greg Thurston wrote an in depth piece on trying to decide who the Astros would protect.

Head over to Kings of Kauffman to find out all your info about the Kansas City Royals.

District on Deck has all of your news for the Washington Nationals and Ryan Ritchey handled the Rule 5 Draft post for them.

Fan of the Minnesota Twins (home of the MLB’s top prospect Byron Buxton)? Check out Puckett’s Pond to read more!

The St. Louis Cardinals held a press conference to announce, among other things, Chris Carpenter’s retirement, Mike Matheny’s contract extension and, oh yeah, a few players being protected in the Rule 5 Draft. Redbird Rants has it all!

Get your BoSox Injection where they’ll tell you all about the three prospects (including Anthony Ranaudo, pictured above) who were protected.

Stop by Jays Journal to get loads of in-depth coverage on Canada’s only major league team; Kyle Franzoni has your Rule 5 Draft news!

Some later news coming out of the Bay area as the Around the Foghorn reports on the San Francisco Giants.

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