• Full name Joseph Andrew Van Meter
  • Born 10/18/1988 in Manhasset, NY
  • Profile Ht.: 6'2" / Wt.: 195 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Virginia Commonwealth
  • Drafted in the 21st round (646th overall) by the Texas Rangers in 2010.
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    Van Meter has shown power at the plate and a good arm at third base, but scouts like him on the mound. He's a natural thrower who can pitch in low 90s without much effort. In the fall he touched 94 and 95 mph, but he hasn't shown it this spring and sometimes threw in the mid-80s. He's unpolished because he doesn't have a lot of experience as a pitcher, so he would be a project. His secondary stuff is below-average. He won't go in the first 10 rounds, but a team might take a chance on him late with an eye toward making him a reliever.

Career Transactions

  • Algodoneros Union Laguna activated RHP Joe Van Meter from the 15-day injured list.
  • Algodoneros Union Laguna placed RHP Joe Van Meter on the 15-day injured list.
  • RHP Joe Van Meter assigned to Algodoneros Union Laguna.

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