Winter Meeting Notes: Oliver, Rule 5

Two links for you this morning, as the 2012 MLB Winter Meetings are close to wrapping up.

**Jason Beck of has an article on the Andy Oliver trade. In the article he quotes Dave Dombrowski, who notes that Oliver had trouble throwing strikes. Dombrowski also noted that a change in scenery could help Oliver.

**Vlad at Bucs Dugout has a great Rule 5 draft preview, if you’re interested in reading some of the names who are available in today’s draft. Carlos Perez is a guy who looks interesting to me. I also like Kyle Heckathorn, mostly because I’ve been vaguely following his career since before the 2009 draft.

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