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Q&A: Jordan Meaker Adjusts to New League

Jordan Meaker did not allow an earned run in his first nine appearances with the Yakima Bears last season. In fact, he allowed as many earned runs in his first four appearances with the South Bend Silver Hawks this season as he did in 26 games last year. The 6-foot-6 Canadian did not allow a hit nor a walk in his two-inning win Saturday, however.

Jordan Meaker was originally drafted by the Houston Astros in 2005, but elected to go to Dallas Baptist University instead.  Meaker was again drafted in 2008, this time by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 20th round.  He led the Yakima Bears with six saves and a 1.47 ERA, using a 92 MPH fastball and mid-70s curve. Meaker enjoyed two successful outings to begin the 2009 season, but followed... Recommended Stories

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