Mets Protect Four From Rule 5 Draft, Expose Uceta, Jannis

By Mets Daddy

November 20, 2017 11 Comments

The New York Mets have announced they have added four minor leaguers to their 40 man roster to protect them from the Rule 5 Draft:

RHP Tyler Bashlor

MMN Rank: 38

Age: 24

Level: St. Lucie & Binghamton

Stats: 3-2, 3.44 ERA, 46 G, 13 SV, 49.2 IP, 84 K, 1.309 WHIP, 4.5 BB/9, 15.2 K/9

RHP Gerson Bautista

MMN Rank: 28

Age: 22

Level: Carolina League & St. Lucie

Stats: 3-3, 4.22 ERA, 37 G, 9 SV, 59.2 IP, 73 K, 1.592 WHIP, 4.7 BB/9, 11.0 K/9

MI Luis Guillorme

MMN Rank: 13

Age: 23

Level: Binghamton

Stats: .283/.376/.331, 20 2B, HR, 43 RBI, 4 SB, 3 CS
RHP Corey Oswalt

MMN Rank: 14

Age: 24

Level: Binghamton

Stats: 12-5, 2.28 ERA, 24 G, 24 GS, 2 CG, SHO, 134.1 IP, 119 K, 1.176 WHIP, 2.7 BB/9, 8.0 K/9

The Mets have left Adonis Uceta (MMN Rank: 40)who had a dominant year his first year as a reliever, and Mickey Jannis, a knuckleball pitcher coming off a terrific Arizona Fall League campaign, unprotected.

With the addition of these four players, the Mets 40 man roster officially stands at 39 players thereby giving the Mets the opportunity to make a selection in the upcoming Rule 5 Draft. The Mets will have the sixth pick in that draft.

The Rule 5 Draft is scheduled for December 14th.

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