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Alex Meyer

27-Year-Old Pitcher – Los Angeles Angels

2017 Stats

W-L

4-5

ERA

3.74

WHIP

1.34

K

75

SV

0

2018 RotoWire Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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2018 ADP:

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STATUS:  Out     INJURY TYPE:  Shoulder     EST. RETURN:  3/1/2019
LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 9"   WT: 225   DOB: 1/3/1990
BORN: Greensburg, IN   COLLEGE: Kentucky   DRAFTED: 1st Rd   

November 6, 2017  –  Alex Meyer News

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Meyer (shoulder) was reinstated from the 60-day DL on Monday.

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Alex Meyer Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2012 22 A HAG 7 18 1 90.0 68 31 4 107 34 7 4 0 0 0 3.10 1.13
2012 22 A POT 7 7 0 39.0 29 10 2 32 11 3 2 0 0 0 2.31 1.03
2013 23 R GUL 3 3 0 8.1 7 1 0 16 3 0 0 0 0 0 1.08 1.23
2013 23 AA NEW 3 13 0 70.0 60 25 3 84 29 4 3 0 0 0 3.21 1.27
2014 24 AAA ROC 27 27 0 130.1 116 51 10 153 64 7 7 0 0 0 3.52 1.38
2015 25 AAA ROC 38 8 0 92.0 101 49 4 100 48 4 5 0 0 0 4.79 1.62
2015 25 MAJ MIN 2 0 0 2.7 4 5 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 16.88 2.63
2016 26 A+ INL 1 1 0 2.1 3 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 11.57 1.90
2016 26 R TEM 1 3 0 5.1 6 1 0 12 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.69 1.37
2016 26 AAA ROC 1 2 0 17.1 11 2 0 19 4 1 1 1 0 0 1.04 0.88
2016 26 AAA SAL 1 1 0 4.0 2 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0.50
2016 26 MAJ MIN 2 1 0 3.7 8 5 1 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 12.27 3.27
2016 26 MAJ LAA 5 5 0 21.7 17 11 2 24 13 1 2 0 0 0 4.57 1.38
2016  (Multiple Teams) 26 MAJ MIN/LAA 7 6 0 25.3 25 16 3 29 17 1 3 0 0 0 5.68 1.66
2017 27 AAA SAL 5 5 0 24.0 30 16 4 31 9 0 1 0 0 0 6.00 1.63
2017 27 MAJ LAA 13 13 0 67.3 48 28 6 75 42 4 5 0 0 0 3.74 1.34
3-Year Averages     7 6 0 31.8 25 16 3 35 20 1 2 0 0 0 4.53 1.42
Career  (View All)     22 19 0 95.3 77 49 11 107 62 5 8 0 4.63 1.46

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Alex Meyer Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Last 14 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 30 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 60 Games (Team)
0 Games Pitched:  Avg. 0.0 IP/G
0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 0 0.00 0.00

Alex Meyer Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017149382328704.228
2016469612412.316
20156012001.400

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017143371920602.165
201671201113601.217
20159322001.333

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201739.7300392011.360.98
201614.011016725.141.71

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201727.7150362257.161.84
201611.3020131016.351.59
20152.700033216.882.63
Alex Meyer vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Alex Meyer Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2012 22 A HAG 7 18 90.0 10.70 3.40 3.15 0.40 72.4% 3.10 2.63 .304
2012 22 A POT 7 7 39.0 7.38 2.54 2.91 0.46 78.9% 2.31 3.23 .257
2013 23 R GUL 3 3 8.1 17.78 3.33 5.33 0.00 90% 1.08 0.36 .506
2013 23 AA NEW 3 13 70.0 10.80 3.73 2.90 0.39 74.4% 3.21 2.73 .335
2014 24 AAA ROC 27 27 130.1 10.58 4.43 2.39 0.69 75.9% 3.52 3.51 .331
2015 25 AAA ROC 38 8 92.0 9.78 4.70 2.08 0.39 69% 4.79 3.32 .378
2015 25 MAJ MIN 2 0 2.7 10.13 10.13 1.00 6.75 0.17 40% 95.6 MPH 16.88 14.08 .307
2016 26 A+ INL 1 1 2.1 12.86 4.29 3.00 0.00 25% 11.57 3.20 .507
2016 26 R TEM 1 3 5.1 21.18 1.76 12.00 0.00 85.7% 1.69 -0.92 .716
2016 26 AAA ROC 1 2 17.1 10.00 2.11 4.75 0.00 86.7% 1.04 1.68 .273
2016 26 AAA SAL 1 1 4.0 13.50 0.00 0.00 0.00 100% 0.00 0.20 .275
2016 26 MAJ MIN 2 1 3.7 12.27 9.82 1.25 2.45 1.00 63.6% 95.2 MPH 12.27 7.29 .567
2016 26 MAJ LAA 5 5 21.7 9.97 5.40 1.85 0.83 1.44 67.9% 95.2 MPH 4.57 3.98 .288
2016  (Multiple Teams) 26 MAJ MIN/LAA 7 6 25.3 10.30 6.04 1.71 1.07 1.33 66.7% 95.2 MPH 5.68 4.53 .341
2017 27 AAA SAL 5 5 24.0 11.63 3.38 3.44 1.50 65.7% 6.00 4.03 .415
2017 27 MAJ LAA 13 13 67.3 10.02 5.61 1.79 0.80 1.70 73.8% 95.7 MPH 3.74 4.18 .268
3-Year Averages     7 6 31.8 9.91 5.66 1.75 0.85 69% 4.53 4.11 .287
Career     22 19 95.3 10.10 5.85 1.73 1.04 70.3% 4.63 4.47 .290

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Alex Meyer Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 P 2.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 P 21.7 -1 1 -1 0 13 -1 0 0
2016 P 3.7 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
2017 P 67.3 1 4 1 0 40 1 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 P 0 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2016 P 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 P 0 0 0 0 1 0 1

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2017 Stat Review for Alex Meyer    As compared to the top 100 starting pitchers in 2016 (min 130 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.79 K/BB
TERRIBLE
10.02 K/9
ELITE
5.61 BB/9
TERRIBLE
95.7 MPH Fastball
ELITE
0.8 HR/9
GREAT
1.70 GB/FB Ratio
EXTREME GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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3.74 ERA
GOOD
1.34 WHIP
WEAK
4.18 FIP
WEAK
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.268 BABIP
LOW
73.8% Strand Rate
AVERAGE

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Alex Meyer: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Meyer will undergo labrum surgery on his right shoulder and will miss the 2018 season as a result, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.

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The Angels have ruled Meyer (shoulder) out for the rest of the season, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.

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Meyer (shoulder) was transferred to the 60-day disabled list Thursday.

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Meyer (shoulder inflammation) will throw long toss Wednesday, Jeff Fletcher of the Orange County Register reports.

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Meyer felt something in his shoulder and stopped throwing this week, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.

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Meyer (shoulder) started throwing Thursday, Pedro Moura of the Los Angeles Times reports.

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An MRI on Meyer's shoulder yielded promising results, Jeff Fletcher of The Orange County Register reports.

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Meyer was placed on the 10-day disabled list Monday with right shoulder inflammation.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

There was no outlook written for Alex Meyer.

2017

The towering right-hander pitched his way out of Minnesota, landing with the Angels in a deadline trade. Meyer was given a five-start audition in the rotation over the final month, and although the results weren't spectacular, they were decent, and that alone represents progress for the former first-round pick. A lack of control limited his effectiveness, but Meyer continued to miss bats at a good clip while working as a starter (10.0 K/9) as he incorporated his changeup more often to keep hitters off balance. His FIP with Anaheim was under 4.00 despite a hard-hit rate north of 43 percent. If he can induce more weak contact and improve his control even slightly, Meyer could become a regular in an Angels rotation seemingly open at the back end. Meyer won't cost anything in drafts, and thus there's little downside in the AL-only endgame.

2016

Meyer entered 2015 as Minnesota's top pitching prospect and was seen as a possible ace in the rotation, but he had an up-and-down year that leaves his role in the organization unclear. He struggled early in the season at Triple-A with a 7.09 ERA and 24 walks in 39.1 innings and was moved to the bullpen. It looked like a big step backward, but Meyer excelled in relief with a 0.53 ERA and 29:6 BB:K in 17 innings before he was called up to the majors. He struggled in his first trip to the big leagues by allowing five earned runs in 2.2 innings with a 3:3 K:BB ratio, but rebounded with a 3.68 ERA and 10.2 K/9 over the final two months at Triple-A. It looks like Meyer's move to the bullpen may be permanent; while that may hurt his fantasy value, he could still become a key member of the big league bullpen thanks to a mid-90s fastball. He'll try to win a setup role in the bullpen this spring.

2015

Meyer enters 2015 as Minnesota's top pitching prospect and will contend for spot in the rotation in spring training. A 2011 first-round draft pick traded to Minnesota for Denard Span in 2012, Meyer is imposing (6-9, 220) and throws a mid-90s fastball. He had a strong season at Triple-A with a 3.52 ERA, a 10.6 K/9 and 45.3% groundball rate. He did miss the final few weeks of the season with right shoulder inflammation, but it's not expected to be an issue by spring training. Meyer does need to reduce his walks (4.4 BB/9) and he has been inconsistent. Still, his strong velocity is much needed on Minnesota's staff and he'll likely get a shot at the big league rotation early in 2015 even if doesn't win the job in April.

2014

Meyer enters 2014 as Minnesota's top pitching prospect and could contend for a big league job early next season. A 2011 first-round draft pick traded to Minnesota for Denard Span before last season, Meyer wasn't overly impressive at High-A in 2012. He erased any doubts with a strong showing at Double-A New Britain where he had a 3.63 ERA and 73:27 K:BB ratio in 62 innings before coming down with a sore shoulder on June 1. He returned in August to throw 10 scoreless innings and reached 100 mph on the radar gun. He then had an impressive showing in the Arizona Fall League with a 3.12 ERA and blistering 28:7 K:BB ratio in 26 innings. His strong AFL showing should erase any injury concerns and could put him in position to contend for a spot in the Minnesota starting rotation during spring training. However, he more likely begins the season in the minors and gets called up later in the year, as the Twins are typically deliberate in promoting prospects. Whenever he arrives, he looks like Minnesota's future ace at this point and is a top pitcher to grab in keeper leagues.

2013

The 2011 first-round pick can certainly look the part of a future ace, hitting the high-90s with his fastball, flashing a plus slider and showing improvement with his changeup since he left college. His mechanics are still all over the place, which is no surprise for a kid who is 6-foot-9. Until he develops some consistency with his delivery, it is hard to even project him as a useful bullpen arm in the majors. He is a high-risk, high-reward type, and while an offseason trade to the Twins gives him a clearer path to the majors than he had in Washington, Meyer is not someone you should count on to make a quick impact. He'll likely begin the season at Double-A New Britain and could figure into Minnesota's plans in 2014.

2012

Meyer was a first-round pick (23rd overall) in 2011 for the Nationals. At 6-foot-9, he has a lot of moving parts to his delivery, but he features a fastball that clocks in routinely from 93-96 mph and some scouts have seen him top out at 99 mph. He also features a strong slider (84-87 mph), and change-up that is a work in progress. Command continues to be a problem, but there is no doubt that Meyer has front of the rotation kind of stuff if he can limit the free passes.