Some data to consider during today's Rule 5 protection deadline.

79 players were selected in the last five Rule 5 Drafts (2016-20). Positional breakdown of the 79:

53 RHP
7 LHP
2 C
9 INF
8 OF

75.9 percent of the picks were used on pitchers. Protect your arms.

— Sam Dykstra (@SamDykstraMiLB) November 15, 2022