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ALEX MEYER RUMORS & GOSSIP

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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins prospects show off for hometown fans at Futures Game

MINNEAPOLIS -- On a day when pitching dominated, a pair of Minnesota Twins prospects were partially to thank. Righthander Alex Meyer needed just four pitches to cruise through an inning of work in Sunday's Futures Game. Fellow Twins prospect Jose Berrios' day was nearly as efficient. The Puerto Rico native threw 12 pitches in a perfect first inning as the starter for the...
Via Fox Sports North
July 13, 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...
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...
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

Prospect Meyer eyes Majors debut in '14

With a fastball that sits in the high 90s and a towering 6-foot-9 frame, Twins top pitching prospect Alex Meyer possesses a rare combination for a starting pitcher. In fact, only eight players 6-foot-9 or taller have made big league starts, with only future Hall of Famer Randy Johnson making more than 170 starts. The list of recent pitchers that tall includes Chris Young, Jeff Niemann...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 23, 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...
Via Fox Sports North
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Twins pitching prospect Alex Meyer subs for $63/day

The millionaire walks down a corridor to a classroom, not across a baseball field from the bullpen. This pitcher's task is to control high school students, not his 95 mph fastball. He is substituting not for a tiring starter, but for the regular teacher. Alex Meyer gets a lot more out of it than the $63 a day paid by Greensburg schools. "Being able to be a substitute teacher...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 26, 2013  |  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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