The Book on Alex MeyerLAA

Prospect Info and Scouting Report

Alex Meyer / RHP, LAA
Born 1/3/1990
Greensburg, IN, USA
School: Kentucky
Height 6-10
Weight 230
Bats/Throws R/R
100 | 3/11/2016


Total professional at-bats: .

First drafted by the Red Sox way back in 2008, righthander Alex Meyer passed on an alleged $2M signing bonus to go attend U Kentucky, in order to reenter the draft in 2011. Now a mature prospect, the righthander is an intimidating pitcher with a big fastball who's ready to contribute in the Bigs. While being groomed for a relief role by the Twins, he was acquired in mid-2016 by the Angels with the intent to keep him firmly in the rotation. He lacks that phenom lustre, but he's got solid upside.


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News and Notes

11/29/2012 by KDaddy

Alex Meyer has been traded to the Twins for centerfielder Denard Span, according to SI. Meyer, who's a couple of years away from MLB potency, went 10-6 with a 2.86 ERA in A ball last season, finishing up the year at high-A Potomac.

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