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Reds earn fifth pick in Competitive Balance Lottery

CINCINNATI -- The first Competitive Balance Lottery, which establishes the order for Compensation rounds A and B in the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, was held on Wednesday in Secaucus, N.J. The Reds received the fifth selection in the A round.

The teams participating in the lottery were a combination of the 10 lowest revenue clubs and 10 lowest market teams. The Royals, Pirates, D-Backs and Orioles all won slots ahead of Cincinnati.

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CIN Full Game Coverage CINNATI -- The first Competitive Balance Lottery, which establishes the order for Compensation rounds A and B in the 2013 First-Year Player Draft, was held on Wednesday in Secaucus, N.J. The Reds received the fifth selection in the A round.

The teams participating in the lottery were a combination of the 10 lowest revenue clubs and 10 lowest market teams. The Royals, Pirates, D-Backs and Orioles all won slots ahead of Cincinnati.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.