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The Pirates picked shortstop Josh Rodriguez of the Cleveland Indians in the Rule 5 draft. Pirates general manager Neal Huntington worked for the Indians when they acquired him.

"I was still lying in bed and apparently the draft happened at nine o'clock eastern time and I'm back in Houston and it's eight o'clock Central Time," Rodriguez recalled. "I got woken up to the good news and just hearing that you got taken in the Rule Five is definitely an honor. Not many guys get taken...

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