Rule 5 Draft/1997
The 1997 Rule 5 Draft (held on December 15, 1997).
Picks involving the Devil Rays
|Phase||Pick||Player||Pos.||Picked By||Picked From||Notes|
|Double-A||21||Matt Williams||P||New York (AL)||Tampa Bay||Assigned to Double-A Norwich in 1998. Retained by the Yankees at the end of the season.|
- "MLB Draft History". MLB.com. MLB Advanced Media. http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/history/draft/draft.jsp. Retrieved October 25, 2012.