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Edward Campusano and the Rule 5 Draft

I’ve quietly pushed for Edward Campusano to get the chance as the Tigers LOOGY (Left Handed One Out Guy) in 2007.  He was plucked in the Rule 5 draft from the Cubs by the Brewers then traded to the Tigers and if he doesn’t make the team, we lose him.  81 strikeouts in 54 innings is impressive at any level and that’s what he did last year.

I’m now not alone.  In a recent column at Baseball Analysts, Marc Hulet breaks down the 2006 Rule 5 draft and agrees that Campusano should be put into that left handed role.  This is a good read and while it’s not really surprising, the Tigers have made more Rule 5 picks (although the time frame isn’t specified, it’s probably the last five or so years) then any other team in baseball as of late.

[…] gave up, a solo shot by Craig Wilson) in his three innings but he struck out two.  I talked about Edward Campusano today and he pitched a scoreless inning in which he struck out one although he got into trouble […]

Posted by TigerBlog » Blog Archive » Tigers and Braves Tie in Spring Contest on March 7th, 2007 at 4:47 pm

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