NAIL News (06/27/2021)

New rookie slot rules

Beginning in 2018, there will be 4 rookie slot using picks 32-35

New eligibility rules

Beginning in 2022: Players who were last affiliated with an AL organization without being affiliated with a foreign major league and are unsigned at the cutoff date are eligible for the email portion of the spring draft. If they are given a NL player number they are ineligible for the web portion. If they are given a AL player number, they are eligible for the web portion. Players who were last affiliated with a foreign major league are ineligible for the NAIL spring draft but may become eligible for the web portion if they are given an AL player number before the web portion starts. If they sign later into the AL, they are eligible for the first supplemental draft after sign. Players who were last affiliated with an NL organization but are currently unsigned are ineligible for NAIL but may become eligible for the web portion if they sign before the start of the web portion draft. If they sign later into the AL, they are eligible for the first supplemental draft after sign.

New Owner

Everyone returns in 2021

Draft dates for 2021

The protection list date as 2/11/2020 at 9 AM (PT). The protected lists will go out that evening. The draft will start a week later on 2/18/2020. - Protected lists will be due to Brian or posted on this list by 2/15 at 9 AM (Brian and Peter will post early) - Phase I of our draft will start on 2/22 and run through 3/02. In past years, we've made it through 26 rounds. Andy's last pick prior to his departure will mark the last round of Phase I. We will start again on 3/10.

Protection Slots 2021

1. Kraig/Michael 16/3 2. Brad 14/4 3. Jim 16/6 4. Bob 12/4 5. Ron 14/4 6. Scott 14/4 7. Roger 14/4 8. Andy 11/4 9. Lou 14/3 10. Sal 14/4 11. Brian J 15/4 12. Peter 14/4

Draft Order for 2021

Odd Rounds 1. 2) Brad 2. 9) Lou 3. 8) Andy 4. 4) Bob 5. 12) Peter 6. 7) Roger 7. 10) Sal 8. 6) Scott 9. 3) Jim 10. 5) Ron 11. 11) Brian 12. 1) Kraig/Michael Even Rounds 1. 2) Brad 2. 8) Andy 3. 9) Lou 4. 4) Bob 5. 12) Peter 6. 7) Roger 7. 10) Sal 8. 6) Scott 9. 3) Jim 10. 5) Ron 11. 11) Brian 12. 1) Kraig/Michael