Minnesota Twins’ GM Terry Ryan has a reputation for building a strong and deep farm system. Only two years after taking the Twins’ job for a second go-around, Ryan is once again beefing up their minor league rosters. Ryan’s first move of the offseason was trading starting center fielder Denard Span to the Washington Nationals for pitching prospect Alex Meyer. Initially...
Every year, analysts and baseball writers get together to formulate what they believe to be the top prospects in all of baseball’s minor leagues. In reality, there are many prospects who show up on this list that never make much of a career for themselves; unable to turn hype into reality. For every Bryce Harper [...]
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
The Washington Nationals have added an outfielder. Denard Span
The Nats acquired Denard Span from the Minnesota Twins. In exchange, the Twins will receive pitcher Alex Meyer.
Now, the Nats have a lead off hitter and a center fielder they have been coveting. He also has a very friendly deal, with $4...
The Washington Nationals have been after a center fielder for the longest time. On Thursday, they managed to grab a good one. The team acquired Denard Span from the Minnesota Twins. In return, they sent pitching prospect Alex Meyer to the Twins. #Twins trade OF Denard Span to #Nationals for minor league RHP Alex Meyer. [...]
The University of Iowa has banned two members of their wrestiling team after an arrest for illegally hunting rabbits on campus. Freshmen Alex Meyer and Connor Ryan were reportedly caught with BB guns and air rifles late Tuesday night during their rabbit raid.
It it unclear if the two were sober or inebriated but I cannot imagine Athletic Director Gary Barta did not crack a brief...
Alex Meyer was swimming for more than himself at the Olympics.
He brought along the memory of his buddy, Fran Crippen.
Maybe it was a little too much to put on one guy's shoulders.
Meyer finished a disappointing 10th in the men's open water marathon at Hyde Park on Friday, ending an emotional ride that began when Crippen drowned two years ago during a World Cup race in...
Via AP on Fox
August 10, 2012
Nats prospect Alex Meyer represented the organization well with a brief, six-pitch appearance in the 8th inning of the MLB Futures Game Sunday night, topping out at 99 on the gun. Line: 0.2 IP, 0 R, 1 K, 6 pitches-4 strikes.
And in case you're interested in the velocity of those six pitches Meyer threw to Xander Bogaerts and Carlos Sanchez: 98, 98, 98, 89, 99, 87....