Mike Meyer

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Field Manager

2018 is Meyer's second season as the Canaries' Manager, leading the Birds to a 45-55 record in 2017. Meyer served as the Canaries’ pitching coach from 2007-2014, winning a American Association championship with the Birds in 2008. Prior to rejoining the Canaries, Meyer served as hitting coach in 2015 and 2016 for the South Division powerhouse Laredo Lemurs. He guided them to a record of 115-85 over the two seasons, and an American Association Championship in 2015.

Meyer was a 23rd round draft pick by the St. Louis Cardinals in 2000 out the University of Arizona. Meyer played three seasons in the Cardinals' farm system, reaching as high as High-A ball. Meyer went 4-7 with a 5.52 ERA in 67 appearances for New Jersey, Peoria, and Potomac.

Meyer then joined the independent ranks, playing with the Allentown Ambassadors, the Baton Rouge Riverboats and the St. Paul Saints from 2002-2006. In three seasons with the Saints, Meyer compiled a 26-21 record with a 4.49 ERA and 200 strikeouts in 61 games played. Meyer ranks third on the Saints all-time wins’ list with 26.