ALEX MEYER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Meyer makes adjustment to avoid injury

Alex Meyer, who was acquired with Ricky Nolasco from the Twins in exchange for Hector Santiago and Alan Busenitz at last summer's trade deadline, is expected to compete for the fifth spot in the Angels' rotation this spring.
Via Angels.com
6 days ago

Halo HQ Top 10 Prospects: #4 Alex Meyer

At number four on our top prospect countdown is former first round draft pick and former top 100 prospect Alex Meyer. Alex Meyer Profile: 6’9”/225 lbs; Born 1/3/1990 (age 27); Greensburg, IN; University of Kentucky; Drafted 2011, 1st round, 23rd pick; SP; Bats Right/Throws Right Halo HQ 30-80 Scale (Current/Ceiling) Fastball: 70/70, Slider: 60/65, Changeup: 55/60, Control: 45...
Via Halo Headquarters
15 days ago

Hermosillo Steals Spotlight from Meyer

On a night when all eyes were watching Inland Empire 66er Alex Meyer, the pitching prospect acquired by the Angels in the Hector Santiago trade with the Twins who is working towards a September call-up to the big league team, it was center fielder Michael Hermosillo who made everyone take notice. The 21-year-old Hermosillo was playing center field and batting lead off for the 66ers...
Via Monkey with a Halo
August 29, 2016  |  Discuss

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 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

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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