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Rule 5 Draft: Twins select J.R. Graham, lose Sean Gilmartin

Not much of a surprise in either case. Here's what you need to know. With the fifth pick in the 2014 Rule 5 Draft (that doesn't sound half as good as when it happened in June), the Twins selected right-hander J.R. Graham from the Atlanta Braves. Sean Gilmartin, on his way out, was acquired from the Braves for Ryan Doumit. Losing Gilmartin, 24, was expected. The lefty was a first-round pick in 2011 and was slowed by injury in 2013, but for Minnesota this season he compiled a 3.71 ERA in 145.2 innings between Double and Triple-A. He's good depth for any system, but now that the Mets will be...

Mets select lefty Gilmartin, lose 5 in Rule 5

Al Messerschmidt/Newest Met Sean Gilmartin is a former first-round pick of the Atlanta Braves.SAN DIEGO -- The Mets added to their competition for a left-handed relief role, selecting 24-year-old southpaw Sean Gilmartin in the major league phase of the Rule 5 draft. Gilmartin, a former first-round pick out of Florida State by the Atlanta Braves, had been traded to the Minnesota Twins last December for Ryan Doumit. Gilmartin went a combined 9-7 with a 3.

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