As we enter the free agency period, you’re likely to hear a lot of terms about transactions that you may or may not be very familiar with. Over the coming posts, I am going to go over a lot of the concepts involved with major and minor league transactions, and the impact that they can have. Some of them are pretty straightforward, and some are confusing. I am hoping to shed some light on those ones.
- The 25 man roster
- The 40 man roster
- The Disabled List
- Free Agency and Free Agent Compensation
- The Rule 4 draft (June Amateur)
- The Rule 5 draft (December)
- Trades, the Trade Deadlines and Waivers