Results from the 2010 Rule 5 Draft
* The majority of the players selected did not make a MLB roster.
* Of the 19 players drafted, just 3 had positive WAR values.
* More than twice as many picks performed below replacement level than above.
* Scott Diamond (LHP, MIN), who had three good starts and three bad starts, was the most valuable 2010 Rule 5 Draft pick.
Average Rule 5 Pick (since 2007)
The average Rule 5 Draft pick has yielded the following career WAR value:
Median: 0.0 WAR
Mode: 0.0 WAR
Mean: 0.2 WAR
Lest you've forgotten, the Mets drafted two players in the 2011 draft. Pedro Beato was responsible for a -0.3 fWAR, but lasted through the whole season. Brad Emaus "hit" .162/.262/.162 in 14 games on his way to a -0.1 fWAR before he was designated for assignment on April 19.