The Reds win the Competitive Balance lottery

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As we mentioned yesterday, the Competitive Balance Lottery took place today, with six teams in small markets and with low revenues getting a supplemental draft pick after the first round of next summer’s draft and six more getting supplemental picks after the second round. The results:

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The Reds had a less than 10% chance of getting the pick, but that’s the lottery for you.

The key here is that these picks, unlike regular draft picks, can be traded.