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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....
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March 09, 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...
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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...
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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...
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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

Prospect Video: Alex Meyer

Kiley shares video of one of the top arms in the Arizona Fall League, Twins righty Alex Meyer. He sat 98-100 mph through his first two innings in yesterday's season opener. This video is a free preview of the subscriber-only Fall League content.
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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