Wednesday, April 4, 2012
Ducks Sign Meyer and Canham
Dan Meyer was drafted by the Atlanta Braves in the 1st round (34th overall) of the 2002 MLB Amateur Draft out of James Madison University. He spent part of five seasons in the major leagues with the Atlanta Braves, Oakland A's, and the Florida Marlins. He has a career 3-9 record with a 5.46 ERA in the major leagues. Last season, he pitched 14 games for the Pirates Triple-A affiliate Indianapolis.
Mitch Canham was a 1st round (57th overall) selection by the San Diego Padres in the 2007 MLB Amateur Draft out of Oregon State University. He played five seasons in the Padres organization, including 2008 when he hit .285 with 8 home runs, 81 RBI and 13 stolen bases for Lake Elsinore(A+). Last season, he split time between the Oakland A's Double-A affiliate Midland, and their Triple-A affiliate Sacramento.