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Alex Meyer
ERA W-L K
4.20 3-4 58
Team: LA AngelsHt / Wt: 6-9 / 225 NFBC ADP: 618.61
Position: SPBorn: 1/3/1990 Birthplace: Greensburg, Indiana
Bats/Throws: R/R Draft: 1st Round by Nationals (2011)


Latest News
June 23 7:52 PM PT8:52 PM MT9:52 PM CT10:52 PM ET22:52 ET2:52 GMT10:52 7:52 PM MST9:52 PM EST10:22 PM VEN6:52 UAE (+1)9:52 PM CT-Alex Meyer fell to 3-4, allowing five runs on five hits and two walks in 3.1 innings, as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Boston Red Sox 9-4 on Friday. Meyer struck out three, ending the game with a 4.20 ERA and 1.46 WHIP on the season.
June 18 10:01 AM PT11:01 AM MT12:01 PM CT1:01 PM ET13:01 ET17:01 GMT1:01 10:01 AM MST12:01 PM EST12:31 PM VEN21:01 UAE12:01 PM CT-Alex Meyer improved to 3-3, allowing two hits and one walk over 6.0 scoreless innings, as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Kansas City Royals 9-0 on Saturday. Meyer matched a career high with nine strikeouts, ending the game with a 3.52 ERA and 1.41 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Meyer, who was obtained last season in a trade with Minnesota, has thrown 33 innings in his last six starts and allowed seven earned runs -- good for a 1.91 ERA - and 21 hits while striking out 41. He next takes the ball Friday at Boston.
June 13 8:41 AM PT9:41 AM MT10:41 AM CT11:41 AM ET11:41 ET15:41 GMT23:41 8:41 AM MST10:41 AM EST11:11 AM VEN19:41 UAE10:41 AM CT-Alex Meyer allowed two runs on five hits and five walks in 4.2 innings as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the New York Yankees 5-3 on Monday. Meyer struck out five, ending the game with a 4.05 ERA and 1.55 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Control issues continue to plague Meyer, who has issued 29 walks in just 40 innings. That's a big reason why he has failed to get through five innings in half of his eight starts and remains a poor fantasy option regardless of opponent.
June 7 8:49 PM PT9:49 PM MT10:49 PM CT11:49 PM ET23:49 ET3:49 GMT11:49 8:49 PM MST10:49 PM EST11:19 PM VEN7:49 UAE (+1)10:49 PM CT-Alex Meyer fell to 2-3, allowing one run - zero earned - on three hits and four walks in 6.0 innings, as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Detroit Tigers 4-0 on Wednesday. Meyer struck out nine, ending the game with a 4.08 ERA and 1.47 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Though he hasn't gotten a victory in any of his last three starts, Meyer allowed one run while working at least six innings for the third time in his past four outings. The Angels have scored just one run with the former top prospect on the mound during his winless stretch.
June 2 8:52 AM PT9:52 AM MT10:52 AM CT11:52 AM ET11:52 ET15:52 GMT23:52 8:52 AM MST10:52 AM EST11:22 AM VEN19:52 UAE10:52 AM CT-Alex Meyer allowed one run on five hits and two walks in 6.0 innings as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Minnesota Twins 4-2 on Thursday. Meyer struck out four, ending the game with a 4.91 ERA and 1.53 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Meyer looked sharp even though he was just off the 10-day disabled list after recovering from back spasms.
May 24 4:43 PM PT5:43 PM MT6:43 PM CT7:43 PM ET19:43 ET23:43 GMT7:43 4:43 PM MST6:43 PM EST7:13 PM VEN3:43 UAE (+1)6:43 PM CT-Meyer (back) was activated off the 10-day disabled list on Thursday.
Analysis: Meyer is 2-2 with a 5.79 ERA in five starts this season.
May 21 9:17 PM PT10:17 PM MT11:17 PM CT12:17 AM ET0:17 ET4:17 GMT12:17 9:17 PM MST11:17 PM EST11:47 PM VEN8:17 UAE11:17 PM CT-Alex Meyer fell to 2-2, allowing four runs - three earned - on three hits and four walks in 4.0 innings, as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the New York Mets 7-5 on Saturday. Meyer struck out seven, ending the game with a 5.79 ERA and 1.63 WHIP on the season.
May 15 8:49 AM PT9:49 AM MT10:49 AM CT11:49 AM ET11:49 ET15:49 GMT23:49 8:49 AM MST10:49 AM EST11:19 AM VEN19:49 UAE10:49 AM CT-Alex Meyer improved to 2-1, allowing one run on three hits and two walks in 6.1 innings, as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Detroit Tigers 4-1 on Sunday. Meyer struck out seven, ending the game with a 5.59 ERA and 1.60 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Meyer is attempting to secure his spot in Los Angeles' rotation after two stints in Triple-A this season. His fourth start of the season was largely outstanding, and he picked up his third career win.
May 10 12:49 PM PT1:49 PM MT2:49 PM CT3:49 PM ET15:49 ET19:49 GMT3:49 12:49 PM MST2:49 PM EST3:19 PM VEN23:49 UAE2:49 PM CT-Alex Meyer improved to 1-1, allowing three runs on four hits and five walks in 5.1 innings, as the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Oakland Athletics 7-3 on Tuesday. Meyer struck out seven, ending the game with a 7.62 ERA and 2.00 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Meyer has allowed 12 walks in 13 innings in case you're curious how his season is going so far.
May 5 9:44 AM PT10:44 AM MT11:44 AM CT12:44 PM ET12:44 ET16:44 GMT0:44 9:44 AM MST11:44 AM EST12:14 PM VEN20:44 UAE11:44 AM CT-Alex Meyer fell to 0-1, allowing six runs on eight hits and three walks in 4.0 innings, as the Los Angeles Angels lost to the Seattle Mariners 11-3 on Thursday. Meyer struck out four, ending the game with a 9.39 ERA and 2.22 WHIP on the season.
Analysis: Meyer should get a few more opportunities with the Angels missing several rotation regulars, though he's not worth a fantasy roster spot. The 6-foot-9 right-hander is 1-4 with a 6.19 ERA in eight career major league starts.

Regular Season

Pitching Statistics
Year Team W L Sv-Op G GS CG IP H R ER HR BB IBB K WHIP ERA
2015 Min 0 0 0 - 0 2 0 0 2.2 4 5 5 2 3 0 3 2.63 16.88
2016 Min 0 1 0 - 0 2 1 0 3.2 8 5 5 1 4 0 5 3.27 12.27
2016 LAA 1 2 0 - 0 5 5 0 21.2 17 11 11 2 13 0 24 1.38 4.57
2016 Tot 1 3 0 - 0 7 6 0 25.1 25 16 16 3 17 0 29 1.66 5.68
2017 LAA 3 4 0 - 0 10 10 0 49.1 40 25 23 4 32 0 58 1.46 4.20
Career 4 7 0 - 0 19 16 0 77.1 69 46 44 9 52 0 90 1.56 5.12

Hitting Statistics
Year Team G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB K SB CS AVG OBP SLG
2017 LAA 10 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500
Career 19 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .500 .500 .500


Pitching Velocity

Pitch TypePitchesMaxMinAvgPct
Fastball 536 100 93 96 59.62
Curveball 345 89 81 85.2 38.38
Changeup 18 93 87 90.4 2

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