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ALEX MEYER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Twins option pitcher Meyer to Triple-A

The Twins announced late Friday night that they had optioned right-handed pitcher Alex Meyer to Triple-A Rochester. Meyer, a prized prospect, made two appearances for the Twins, allowing five runs on four hits in 2 2/3 innings pitched, with three walks and three strikeouts. In minor-league action this season, the 25-year-old Meyer has gone 3-3 with a 5.11 ERA over 56 1/3 innings...
Via Fox Sports North
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins summon another top prospect, right-hander Alex Meyer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins have promoted another one of their top prospects, right-handed pitcher Alex Meyer. The Twins announced they will recall Meyer from Triple-A Rochester prior to Friday's game at Milwaukee. Meyer will replace Michael Tonkin, who was sent down Wednesday, in the bullpen. The 25-year-old Meyer was acquired by the Twins before the 2013 season in the...
Via Associated Press
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Twins Injury Update; Prospect Alex Meyer placed on DL

Minnesota Twins top pitching prospect Alex Meyer has been placed on the disabled list with shoulder inflammation.Alex Meyer placed on Rochester DL with shoulder inflammation. Berrios promoted to AAA.— Mike Berardino (@MikeBerardino) August 31, 2014At 6'9" with a power-fastball, the 24-year-old Meyer has the look of an intimidating hurler who could be the club's future ace for...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins pitching prospect Meyer named to replace injured May for Futures Game

Twins pitching prospect Trevor May was a late addition to the 2014 Futures Game, as he became the third Minnesota minor leaguer to be named to the event. Now a calf injury means May is a late scratch for Sunday's game. In his place will be another Twins pitching prospect: right-hander Alex Meyer, who will represent Team USA. The news was announced on Twitter by the Futures Game's...
Via Fox Sports North
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Bringing Your AAA Game -- Jimmy Nelson and Alex Meyer

If you are reading this, congratulations!  You survived my first blog post and lived to tell about it.  Hopefully, you found it helpful and if not, I am going to keep posting these until you do! Yeah, you!  I see you there.  Quit reading about baseball and get back to work.  On second thought, please don't because you will miss out on all the fun I have in store for you today...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss

45 Prospects in 45 Days: Minnesota’s Alex Meyer

Bruce Kluckhohn/Minnesota Twins/Getty Images Profile When the Twins decided to move towards a rebuild and began trading their more experienced players, it was a fair assumption that they would be able to get a fair return, considering the value of the assets they were dealing – namely, Denard Span. In exchange for Span’s services the Nationals sent Alex Meyer, a tall, lanky,...
Via The Fantasy Fix
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins first round of major league cuts include Buxton, Meyer

The first round of cuts were made in Fort Myers on Sunday, as the Minnesota Twins sent 16 players from the major league camp to the minor league side. Among the notables who were cut Sunday were outfielder Byron Buxton baseball's top prospect, who was playing in his first major league spring training. The 20-year-old Buxton was reassigned to the Twins' minor league camp. Also reassigned...
Via Fox Sports North
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Top-ranked pitching prospect Meyer ready for his chance

MINNEAPOLIS -- Miguel Sano might be the first of the Twins' current crop of prospects to debut in the majors, but he hopes to take another with him. "Alex Meyer, my brother," Sano said, referencing Minnesota's top pitching prospect. "I told him, he said, 'When you go to the big leagues, I've got to go too, man.'" Many of the same fans that have been clamoring to see Sano and fellow...
Via Fox Sports North
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Twins Millionaire Prospect Works as Substitute Teacher During Offseason, Earns $63/Day

Not many millionaires would willingly and enthusiastically work a side job that only pays them $63 a day, but Minnesota Twins minor league pitcher Alex Meyer isn’t like most millionaires. The former Mr. Indiana Baseball winner may earn the big bucks on the diamond, but during the offseason, he chooses to return to his hometown and serve as a substitute teacher in the Greensburg...
Via NESN.com
December 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Q&A: Alex Meyer, Minnesota Twins Pitching Prospect

Alex Meyer doesn’t shy away from the power-pitcher label. The 6-foot-9 right-hander readily acknowledges having a big fastball. It won’t be long before it’s on display at Target Field. The Minnesota Twins acquired Meyer in the November 2012 deal that sent Denard Span to the Washington Nationals. A year earlier, Washington had drafted him 23rd overall out of the University of...
Via Fangraphs
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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