It is September and that means callups and roster expansion.
The Baltimore Orioles recalled reliever Evan Meek and starting pitcher Joe Saunders on Monday.
Meek has struggled during his 15 appearances this season posting a 7.47 ERA. He figures to be used simply as a relief pitcher in games that are out of hand.
Saunders will be used in a similar role. Expect the 33-year...
The Baltimore Orioles have sent relief pitcher Evan Meek to Triple-A Norfolk.
Following a doubleheader on Thursday the Orioles are sending Meek down. He began the season with 9 1/3 scoreless innings but has allowed a whopping nine runs over his last 2 1/3 innings of work.
The Orioles will call up another pitcher.
Gausman had an X-ray which apparently revealed the intercostal...
Both Evan Meek and Drew Sutton have chosen to become minor league free agents this offseason according to the International League.
Meek, who is now 29 years old, is just two seasons removed from an All-Star appearance. However, arm injuries have weakened his effectiveness and velocity. He pitched just 12 innings in the Majors this season and posted an 8:6 K:BB ratio along with...
Per the MLB.com transactions page, relief pitcher Evan Meek has been outrighted to Indianapolis. The right-hander was designated for assignment last week to make room on the 40-man roster for Rick VandenHurk. His outright assignment means the Pirates will retain him in the organization for now. However, Meek has enough time in baseball to qualify as a minor league free agent after...
Evan Meek – Photo by Mark Olson
Evan Meek arrived to the Pirates clubhouse on Saturday afternoon about an hour before the club was set to take batting practice and work on infield drills. The right-hander flew from Toledo, Ohio, where the Triple-A Indians were playing the Mud Hens. The Pirates placed right-handed reliever Juan Cruz on the disabled list and recalled Meek for his...
PITTSBURGH, Pa. — The Pittsburgh Pirates recalled right-handed reliever Evan Meek from Triple-A Indianapolis and placed righty Juan Cruz on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation. The move was retroactive to July 18.
Meek posted a 2.21 ERA over 27 appearances at Triple-A with 23 walks and 30 strikeouts over 36.2 innings. Meek appeared in 10 games with Pittsburgh...
The Pirates optioned right-hander Evan Meek to Triple-A Indianapolis after Monday night's game with instructions to sharpen the location on his fastball.
Manager Clint Hurdle said he wasn't ready to announce a corresponding move.
Meek allowed three inherited runs to score and was charged with one earned run in 1 2-3 innings against the Braves on Friday night.
He had a...
Via AP on Fox
April 30, 2012
#pirates option Meek to Indianapolis
— Tom Singer (@Tom_Singer) May 1, 2012
No corresponding move has yet been made, but one would have to assume that it will be either Doug Slaten, Daniel Moskos, or Daniel McCutchen, and most likely in that order.
Evan Meek has struggled so far this year with a 5.59 ERA over 9 2/3 innings.
Slaten has a 0.69 ERA over 13 innings for Indianapolis...
Photo by Mark Olson
BRADENTON — Right-hander Evan Meek focused on several things over the offseason: getting his arm healthy, getting strong, and getting into better shape.
The 2011 season was frustrating for Meek, coming off a year prior in which he was named a Pirates All-Star after posting a 1.11 ERA in 40 games before the break. Meek landed on the disabled list twice in 2011...
The Pirates agreed to terms with two more players today, leaving only Garrett Jones and Casey McGehee still needing contracts heading into arbitration.
Reliever Evan Meek signed a 1-year deal worth $875,000 with the possibility of another $25,000 in bonuses. Meek pitched just 20 2/3 innings last season due to injuries. He posted a 3.48 ERA and a 7.4 K/9 ratio. Let’s hope Meek can...