The Red Sox had two players (both pitchers from the Triple-A PawSox) taken in today's Rule 5 draft at the winter meetings in Nashville. Boston did not take any players in the draft. Here is the full list:
1. Tampa Bay, Timothy Lahey, RHP, Minnesota (Rochester Red Wings).
2. Pittsburgh, Evan Meek, RHP, Tampa Bay (Durham Bulls).
3. Baltimore, Randor Bierd, RHP, Detroit (Toledo Mud Hens).
4. San Francisco, Jose Capellan, LHP, Boston (Pawtucket Red Sox).
5. Florida, Jose Guevara, RHP, Cincinnati (Louisville Bats).
6. Cincinnati, Sergio Valenzuela, RHP, Atlanta (Richmond Braves).
7. Washington, Matthew Whitney, 3B, Cleveland (Buffalo Bisons).
8. Houston, Dequam Wright, LHP, L.A. Dodgers (Las Vegas 51's).
9. Oakland, Fernando Hernandez, Jr., RHP, Chicago White Sox (Charlotte Knights).
10. St. Louis, Brian Barton, CF, Cleveland (Buffalo Bisons).
11. Toronto, Randy Wells, RHP, Chicago Cubs (Iowa Cubs).
12. Seattle, Robert Dickey, RHP, Minnesota (Rochester Red Wings).
13. N.Y. Mets, Steven Register, RHP, Colorado (Colorado Springs Sky Sox).
14. San Diego, Michael Gardner, RHP, N.Y. Yankees (Scranton Yankees).
15. Philadelphia, Travis Blackley, LHP, San Francisco (Fresno Grizzlies).
16. Washington, Garrett Guzman, OF, Minnesota (Rochester Red Wings).
17. San Diego, Callix Crabbe, 2B, Milwaukee (Nashville Sounds).
18. Philadelphia, Lincoln Holdzkom, RHP, Boston (Pawtucket Red Sox).