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Alex Meyer
Birthdate: 1/3/1990 (27 y, 2 m, 27 d)     Bats/Throws: R/R     Height/Weight: 6-9/220     Position: P
Drafted: 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 23, Overall: 23, Team: Washington Nationals
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Reported: 10/7/2014  Risk: 3  ETA: 2016  Team Rank: 6  Positional Rank: NA  Overall Rank: NA
FastballSliderChangeupCommandFuture Value
70 / 8060 / 6545 / 50+40 / 4555
RotoWire News: Meyer has been reassigned to Triple-A Salt Lake, The Orange County Register reports Friday. (3/24/2017)
Profiles:  2016  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: It's been a long and winding road for Meyer. He was a consensus top-50 prospect as recently as three years ago, but injuries and command troubles have caused him to stall out at the Triple-A level. Now 27 and with his third organization, Meyer is just trying to carve out some sort of career in the big leagues. He's with the right team to do such a thing, as the Angels don't have a heck of a lot going on in the pitching department. Meyer's done very little the past three years that suggests he'll succeed in his new home, but stranger things have happened. It sometimes takes longer for tall pitchers to put it all together, so perhaps this is the year Meyer finally learns to harness his 6-foot-9 frame. But for fantasy purposes, there's little reason to care about Meyer in 2017, except maybe in AL-only formats. He may win a rotation spot this spring, but there's no guarantee he'll be good enough — or healthy enough — to keep it. (Chris Mitchell)

The Quick Opinion: A former top prospect, Meyer still has a glimmer of upside remaining. He'll be in the mix for a rotation spot this year, but there's little reason to think he'll provide fantasy value.

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SeasonTeamWLSVGGSIPK/9BB/9HR/9BABIPLOB%GB%HR/FBERAFIPxFIPWAR
2012Nationals (A)740181890.010.703.400.40.29272.4 %  3.103.01  
2012Nationals (A+)3207739.07.382.540.46.25279.1 %  2.313.41  
2013Desert Dogs (R)2107726.09.692.421.04.27078.4 %  3.124.07  
2013Twins (R)000338.117.283.240.00.46790.0 %  1.080.70  
2013Twins (AA)430131370.010.803.730.39.31771.8 %  3.212.85  
2014Twins (AAA)7702727130.110.574.420.69.32174.7 %  3.523.66  
2015Twins (AAA)45038892.09.784.700.39.37267.4 %  4.793.28  
2015Twins000202.210.1310.136.75.28647.6 %12.5 %28.6 %16.8814.018.13-0.2
2016Angels (R)000335.120.251.690.00.60085.7 %  1.690.19  
2016Angels (A+)000112.111.573.860.00.37540.0 %  11.573.71  
2016Angels (AAA)000114.013.500.000.00.250100.0 %  0.000.72  
2016Twins (AAA)1113217.19.872.080.00.26886.7 %  1.041.67  
20162 Teams1307625.110.306.041.07.32468.8 %38.0 %9.7 %5.684.414.910.2
    2016Twins010213.212.279.822.45.53866.0 %35.7 %20.0 %12.277.245.96-0.1
    2016Angels1205521.29.975.400.83.27369.9 %38.6 %7.7 %4.573.934.730.3
2017Depth Charts650161694.09.444.001.04.30572.9 %  4.013.99 1.3
2017Steamer650161689.09.304.031.06.28873.4 %40.8 % 3.954.074.341.1
2017ZiPS540261588.39.583.971.02.31172.4 %  4.083.92 1.2
Total- - -1309628.010.296.431.61.32066.7 %35.4 %13.2 %6.755.325.220.0

SeasonTeamWLERAGGSCGShOSVHLDBSIPTBFHRERHRBBIBBHBPWPBKSO
2012Nationals (A)743.101818110  90.03676833314340370107
2012Nationals (A+)322.3177000  39.0154291110211022032
2013Desert Dogs (R)213.1277000  26.01052010937040028
2013Twins (R)001.0833000  8.13471103000016
2013Twins (AA)433.211313000  70.0299602925329035184
2014Twins (AAA)773.522727000  130.1565116585110640840153
2015Twins (AAA)454.79388000  92.041810154494481560100
2015Twins0016.8820000002.2154552300003
2016Angels (R)001.6933000  5.12361101000012
2016Angels (A+)0011.5711000  2.1133330101003
2016Angels (AAA)000.0011000  4.0142000000006
2016Twins (AAA)111.0432001  17.164112204000019
20162 Teams135.68760000025.1117251616317003029
    2016Twins0112.2721000003.2238551400205
    2016Angels124.57550000021.294171111213001024
2017Depth Charts654.011616  00 94.0 8445421142 3  99
2017Steamer653.9516160000 89.03827842391040 4  92
2017ZiPS544.082615  0  88.3 8043401039035094
Total- - -136.75960000028.0132292121520003032

SeasonTeamK/9BB/9K/BBHR/9K%BB%K-BB%AVGWHIPBABIPLOB%ERA-FIP-FIP
2012Nationals (A)10.703.403.150.4029.2 %9.3 %19.9 %.2061.13.29272.4 %  3.01
2012Nationals (A+)7.382.542.910.4620.8 %7.1 %13.6 %.2061.03.25279.1 %  3.41
2013Desert Dogs (R)9.692.424.001.0426.7 %6.7 %20.0 %.2131.04.27078.4 %  4.07
2013Twins (R)17.283.245.330.0047.1 %8.8 %38.2 %.2261.20.46790.0 %  0.70
2013Twins (AA)10.803.732.900.3928.1 %9.7 %18.4 %.2251.27.31771.8 %  2.85
2014Twins (AAA)10.574.422.390.6927.1 %11.3 %15.7 %.2351.38.32174.7 %  3.66
2015Twins (AAA)9.784.702.080.3923.9 %11.5 %12.4 %.2771.62.37267.4 %  3.28
2015Twins10.1310.131.006.7520.0 %20.0 %0.0 %.3332.63.28647.6 %41334614.01
2015Average7.762.922.661.0220.4 %7.7 %12.7 %.2511.29.29672.9 %  4.03
2016Angels (R)20.251.6912.000.0052.2 %4.4 %47.8 %.2731.31.60085.7 %  0.19
2016Angels (A+)11.573.863.000.0023.1 %7.7 %15.4 %.2731.71.37540.0 %  3.71
2016Angels (AAA)13.500.006.000.0042.9 %0.0 %42.9 %.1430.50.250100.0 %  0.72
2016Twins (AAA)9.872.084.750.0029.7 %6.3 %23.4 %.1830.87.26886.7 %  1.67
20162 Teams10.306.041.711.0724.8 %14.5 %10.3 %.2501.66.32468.8 %1391064.41
    2016Twins12.279.821.252.4521.7 %17.4 %4.4 %.4213.27.53866.0 %2861707.24
    2016Angels9.975.401.850.8325.5 %13.8 %11.7 %.2101.38.27369.9 %114953.93
2016Average8.103.142.581.1721.1 %8.2 %12.9 %.2521.32.29872.9 %  4.24
2017Depth Charts9.444.002.361.04   .2411.34.30572.9 %  3.99
2017Steamer9.304.032.311.0624.1 %10.4 %13.6 %.2321.33.28873.4 %  4.07
2017ZiPS9.583.972.411.02   .2431.35.31172.4 %  3.92
Total- - -10.296.431.601.6124.2 %15.2 %9.1 %.2591.75.32066.7 %1651295.32

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%SIERAxFIP-xFIP
2015Twins0.140.0 %12.5 %87.5 %0.0 %28.6 %0.0 %0.0 %33.3 %33.3 %33.3 %11.1 %55.6 %33.3 %6.572028.13
20162 Teams0.8718.3 %38.0 %43.7 %6.5 %9.7 %3.7 %0.0 %28.2 %42.3 %29.6 %16.9 %43.7 %39.4 %4.751164.91
    2016Twins1.0028.6 %35.7 %35.7 %0.0 %20.0 %0.0 %0.0 %28.6 %42.9 %28.6 %7.1 %71.4 %21.4 %5.421415.96
    2016Angels0.8515.8 %38.6 %45.6 %7.7 %7.7 %4.5 %0.0 %28.1 %42.1 %29.8 %19.3 %36.8 %43.9 %4.581114.73
Total- - -0.7416.5 %35.4 %48.1 %5.3 %13.2 %3.6 %0.0 %28.8 %41.3 %30.0 %16.3 %45.0 %38.8 %4.881245.22

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHRSBallsStrikesPitches
2015Twins17000106293665
20162 Teams273113210015204272476
    2016Twins55400002415293
    2016Angels22269210013163220383
Total- - -283813211021233308541

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIinLIgmLIexLIPullsWPA/LIClutchSDMD
2015Twins-0.05-0.090.03-3.46-0.350.230.240.340.312-0.430.1900
20162 Teams-0.15-2.172.03-2.56-0.260.970.970.781.307-0.630.4800
    2016Twins-0.26-0.530.26-4.06-0.420.770.750.560.662-0.350.0100
    2016Angels0.12-1.651.761.490.161.031.030.871.555-0.280.3900
Total- - --0.20-2.262.06-6.02-0.610.880.870.681.089-1.060.8300

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2015Twins75.4% (95.6)  24.6% (85.1)    
20162 Teams58.2% (95.2)  31.3% (84.3)10.5% (89.4)   
    2016Twins67.7% (95.4)  30.1% (83.6)2.2% (86.5)   
    2016Angels55.9% (95.2)  31.6% (84.4)12.5% (89.5)   
Total- - -60.3% (95.3)  30.5% (84.4)9.2% (89.4)   

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2015Twins75.4 %     13.9 %10.8 %      
20162 Teams57.8 %0.2 %     31.3 %  10.7 %   
    2016Twins69.9 %      30.1 %      
    2016Angels54.8 %0.3 %     31.6 %  13.3 %   
Total- - -59.9 %0.2 %    1.7 %28.8 %  9.4 %   

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2015Twins95.6     85.684.5     
20162 Teams95.194.8     84.3  89.7  
    2016Twins95.1      83.6     
    2016Angels95.194.8     84.4  89.7  
Total- - -95.294.8    85.684.3  89.7  

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2015Twins-2.3  -0.4   -4.61  -2.70   
20162 Teams-4.0  0.00.7  -1.46  -0.011.46  
    2016Twins-2.9  -0.80.0  -4.62  -2.720.65  
    2016Angels-1.1  0.70.7  -0.53  0.611.50  
Total- - --6.3  -0.50.7  -1.94  -0.271.46  

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2015Twins-2.3     0.2-0.7     
20162 Teams-3.90.0     0.0  0.7  
    2016Twins-2.9      -0.7     
    2016Angels-1.00.0     0.8  0.7  
Total- - --6.10.0    0.2-0.6  0.7  

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2015Twins-4.59     2.56-9.29     
20162 Teams-1.41-3.69     0.03  1.36  
    2016Twins-4.46      -2.67     
    2016Angels-0.47-3.69     0.65  1.36  
Total- - --1.89-3.69    2.56-0.39  1.36  

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2015Twins25.6 %63.6 %38.5 %81.8 %92.9 %88.0 %33.9 %40.0 %4.6 %
2015Average30.6 %66.9 %46.9 %64.9 %86.7 %78.8 %44.7 %60.9 %9.9 %
20162 Teams21.4 %59.3 %38.0 %59.7 %84.7 %76.8 %43.9 %45.3 %8.8 %
    2016Twins27.6 %65.7 %41.9 %62.5 %87.0 %76.9 %37.6 %43.5 %9.7 %
    2016Angels19.6 %58.1 %37.1 %58.5 %84.2 %76.8 %45.4 %45.7 %8.6 %
2016Average30.3 %66.7 %46.5 %63.9 %86.3 %78.2 %44.6 %60.3 %10.1 %
Total- - -21.9 %59.7 %38.1 %63.2 %85.5 %78.2 %42.7 %44.7 %8.3 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2015Twins17.1 %75.0 %38.5 %71.4 %94.4 %88.0 %36.9 %22.0
2015Average30.9 %64.4 %46.9 %62.9 %87.1 %78.8 %47.8 %22.1
20162 Teams21.9 %55.5 %38.0 %53.7 %86.6 %76.8 %48.1 %23.6
    2016Twins30.8 %56.1 %41.9 %50.0 %95.7 %76.9 %44.1 %25.6
    2016Angels19.5 %55.3 %37.1 %55.3 %84.6 %76.8 %49.1 %23.1
2016Average30.6 %63.9 %46.5 %62.1 %86.5 %78.1 %47.8 %22.7
Total- - -21.2 %57.3 %38.1 %55.7 %87.6 %78.2 %46.8 %23.4

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2015TwinsP202.2110000000 2   1.000 
20162 TeamsP7625.1110000000 3   1.000 
    2016TwinsP213.2000000000 1   .000 
    2016AngelsP5521.2110000000 2   1.000 
Total- - -P9628.0220000000 5   1.000 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2015TwinsP2.20  000              
20162 TeamsP25.10  0-1-1              
    2016TwinsP3.20  000              
    2016AngelsP21.20  0-1-1              
Total- - -P28.00  0-1-1              

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
2015TwinsP2.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)
20162 TeamsP25.10.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)
    2016AngelsP21.20.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)
Total- - -P28.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (1)0.0%      (0)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (1)

SeasonTeamRA9-WARBIP-WinsLOB-WinsFDP-WinsRARWARDollarsSalary
2015Twins-0.20.00.00.0-2.0-0.2($1.5) 
20162 Teams0.0-0.1-0.1-0.22.20.2$1.8 
    2016Twins-0.2-0.20.1-0.1-0.9-0.1($0.7) 
    2016Angels0.20.1-0.2-0.13.10.3$2.5 
Total- - --0.2-0.1-0.1-0.20.20.0$0.4 

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  • 2011 June Amateur Draft - Round: 1, Pick: 23, Overall: 23
    • Team: Washington Nationals
    • School: Kentucky
  • 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 20, Pick: 30, Overall: 622
    • Team: Boston Red Sox
    • School: Greensburg HS