Like waiting for a racehorse to come in, the guys finally were able to reflect and dissect the Rule 5 (yes, 5 not V, that is not correct in the AP style of things) draft which took place to wrap up the 2012 Baseball Winter Meetings from Nashville, Tenn. With the “Twitter Meetings” on the brain of most, the gang breaks down who did and did not get nabbed in the Rule 5 as well as catches up with the man who has the pulse of the MiLB scene in MLB.com’s Ben Hill of Ben’s Biz Blog. The guys live vicariously through Ben’s retelling of the comings and goings of this year’s meetings at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel in The Music City and also gets the scoop on some of the newest items to hit the aisles at the always popular Trade Show.Here’s what you’ll get in this episode:
Grab your Rule 5 list from Baseball America here thanks to J.J. Cooper
Ben’s Biz Blog talks about his second go around in Nashville for the Winter Meetings while covering the Job Fair and some of the job seekers
After some more Rule 5 talk, the crew weighs in on the Ben Revere for Trevor May & Vance Worley deal that went down on the final day of the Meetings between the Twins (getting the pitching) and Phillies (getting the OF Revere)
Added Bonuses in this week’s podcast: B.J. Hermsen gets a mention for the third straight week, Aaron Sorkin’s “Sports Night” gets a long overdue plug and we get a lesson in AP style from one of our twitter followers.SUBSCRIBE TO THE MINOR LEAGUE REPORT WITH THESE PROGRAMS
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