The Book on Alex Meyer
Prospect Info and Scouting Report
Alex Meyer / RHP, LAA
Greensburg, IN, USA
100 | 3/11/2016
ScoutingBook Combine Ranking (10/25/2016): #167
MiLB.com Season Preview: Unranked or n/a
Scout.com/FOX Sports: Unranked or n/a
ESPN: Unranked or n/a
Minor League Ball (Sickels): Unranked or n/a
Baseball America 2016: Unranked or n/a
Baseball Prospectus: Unranked or n/a
Total professional at-bats: .
Total professional innings pitched: .
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.
Rotate Screen to View Stats.
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.