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  RotoChamps.com : Gil Meche
Gil Meche has a strained left oblique and will miss his scheduled start on Monday.
Besides dropping the slider, Meche said he also no longer throws a two-seam fastball, relying instead on a four-seamer, curve and changeup, the pitches he threw as he rose through the minor leagues and feels comfortable with.
Mariners recalled RHP Gil Meche from Triple-A Tacoma.
www.rotochamps.com /mlb-5782-Gil-Meche.html   (613 words)

  Gil Meche - Fantasy Baseball Cafe 2003
On top of that, Meche’s era after his first two starts this year was a whopping 7.59, enough to make many owners lose patience and place him on waivers.
Meche is still only 24 years old, and is still adjusting to the major league game.
Also keep in mind that Meche went under the knife twice in 2001, and that it’s normal for young pitchers to take some time returning to their pre-injury level of play.
www.fantasybaseballcafe.com /2003/sleepers_meche.php   (278 words)

 USATODAY.com - Fantasy Sports
Meche’s stuff isn’t quite what it was pre-shoulder troubles, but since he can work at 92-94 mph and mix in a curve and a change, he might yet become more than a fifth starter, Even so, it’s probably past time for fantasy leaguers to stop paying for his potential.
Gil Meche yielded three runs in seven innings to beat the Rays on Monday and even his record at 2-2.
Meche has given up three earned runs or fewer in five of his seven starts, and the two he didn't were at Boston and at Cleveland.
fantasybaseball.usatoday.com /content/player.asp?sport=MLB&id=2833   (556 words)

 Fantasy Baseball - RotoTimes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Gil Meche, who is recovering from a strained oblique, threw two scoreless innings on Monday, striking out three and allowing one hit, according to the Seattle Times.
Gil Meche threw 40 pitches in the bullpen on Friday in his first action since suffering a strained oblique, according to the AP.
Gil Meche, who is dealing with an oblique muscle strain, threw for the first time in seven days on Wednesday, according to the AP.
www.rototimes.com /index.php?sport=bsball&type=profile&name=2690   (345 words)

 HeraldNet - Surgery benches M's Meche   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Gil Meche, a promising young right-handed pitcher the Seattle Mariners hoped would be part of their opening-night starting rotation, underwent surgery Tuesday to repair a frayed rotator cuff, probably keeping him off a mound for at least six months.
Meche broke into the majors in 1999, climbing from Class AA to the majors in less than half a season and finishing that year 8-4 with a 4.74 earned run average in 15 starts.
Meche is down, and pitcher Ken Cloude is through for the year because of a ruptured Achilles tendon.
www.heraldnet.com /Stories/01/2/7/13434597.cfm   (661 words)

 KFFL - Gil Meche, SP, Seattle Mariners
Seattle Mariners SP Gil Meche (oblique) is expected to pitch two innings in a "B" exhibition game against the Texas Rangers Monday, Mar. 13, according to Doug Miller, of Mariners.MLB.com.
The Associated Press' Jim Cour reports in the event Seattle Mariners SP Gil Meche (oblique) were to end up missing time as a result of his oblique strain the team would turn to SP Jesse Foppert and plug him into the rotation.
The Seattle Times reports Seattle Mariners SP Gil Meche (flu) came down with the flu during the weekend series with the Cleveland Indians, but he is on track to make his next start Thursday, April 28.
www.kffl.com /player/6619/MLB   (1810 words)

 Seattle Mariners : News : Seattle Mariners News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Meche went six starts and more than a month without a victory (July 17-Aug. 19) and the organization became so frustrated with the number of pitches he was throwing, he was ultimately moved to the bullpen.
Meche realizes that attacking the strike zone is one of the keys to having success in '06.
Meche and new pitching coach Rafael Chaves already have established a game plan they hope results in the type of year the organization has expected from the 27-year-old ever since it selected him in the first round of the 1996 First-Year Player Draft.
seattle.mariners.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/news/article.jsp?ymd=20060219&content_id=1315760&vkey=news_sea&fext=.jsp&c_id=sea   (937 words)

 The Bull Pen - Gil Meche
However, Meche never showed the ability to dominate in the manner than Piniero did last year.
Meche is apparently ahead of schedule, but they still haven't scheduled him to throw in any of their Spring games yet.
Pat Gillick was down here abt a week and a half ago and when asked if there was a chance if Meche and Anderson could continue their rehab here, instead of Tacoma he said it's a possiblity.
www.rotojunkie.com /forums/showthread.php?t=3859   (597 words)

 ESPN - Winning hand: Royals have deal with Meche - MLB
Meche has a 55-44 career record with a 4.65 earned-run average in 147 games, all of them with the Seattle Mariners.
Meche was 11-8 with a 4.48 ERA and career highs of 186 2/3 innings and 156 strikeouts in 32 starts for Seattle in 2006.
Meche must pass a physical for the deal to be completed.
sports.espn.go.com /mlb/news/story?id=2689724   (332 words)

 Gil Meche : Rotoworld.com - Gil Meche Biography from Rotoworld.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Gil Meche was handed a loss despite allowing one run in six innings and striking out seven Tigers tonight.
Gil Meche was charged with five runs in four innings against the Indians tonight.
Gil Meche turned in three innings of hitless ball Friday in his second start back from a strained oblique.
www.rotoworld.com /content/playerpages/player_main.asp?sport=MLB&id=2833   (851 words)

 HeraldNet: Pitching spotlight: Gil Meche   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Meche is certainly capable of running off a string of victories.
Meche also showed his potential early last year, winning four games in June - including three straight - to run his record to 6-2 during a stretch from May 15-June 24.
Meche suffered a mild oblique strain early in spring training and it may have had a positive effect.
www.heraldnet.com /stories/06/04/02/100spo_meche001.cfm   (503 words)

 Gil Meche - Baseball Fever
Meche's control was a running concern last season.
Meche appeared Opening Day ready Friday, allowing two hits and striking out four, throwing a hard and mixing his mid-90s fastball with a power curveball, the Seattle Times reports.
Meche has been working on his curveball and apparently has found success.
www.baseball-fever.com /showthread.php?t=25280   (200 words)

 The Seattle Times: Mariners: Once-struggling Meche has turned the corner
Meche was trying to be something he wasn't, a 95-mph Greg Maddux, a perfectionist who wanted to throw strikes that barely nipped at the edges of the plate.
Meche doesn't have to be perfect with his pitches.
Now Meche is back, and he may be the best of the bunch.
seattletimes.nwsource.com /html/mariners/2002006267_kell16.html   (702 words)

 Mariners Wheelhouse - A Seattle Mariners blog
Given Meche's declining performance, his history of injuries, and the fact he was coming off rehab, the Mariners should have been tracking his perforamance closely, and should have shut him down immediately, or at least decreased his workload greatly, at the first signs of stress or declining effectiveness.
Despite Meche's obvious loss of effectiveness after reaching 100 innings, the Mariners continued to send Meche to the mound every fifth day, and let him run up his highest pitch counts of the season in the second half of the season.
Meche was obviously pitching in high stress situations much more frequently in the second half of the season.
noslenblog.blogspot.com /2004/05/pop-flies-and-ground-outs.html   (1954 words)

 Meche named fifth starter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The call was the best of Meche's life, better than learning he was going to the majors in 1999.
Meche, being a draftee of the organization (1996), always had the inside track.
While it's been an open secret that Meche was a starter, until yesterday there was no decision on what role in the rotation he would play.
seattlepi.nwsource.com /baseball/114420_mari27.shtml   (844 words)

 Lookout Landing :: Gil Meche
Meche got demoted to Tacoma, where he essentially kept on pitching just as poorly as he had in Seattle - a 1.67 K/BB, a 5.05 ERA, and five more unearned runs that pushed his RA up near six.
Meche cut his walks by nearly two-thirds, lost a sixth of his strikeouts, and saw his home runs increase at the expense of some doubles and triples.
Meche v2.0 was helped by his defense, but he was obviously a better pitcher than the one that started the season.
www.lookoutlanding.com /story/2005/3/1/125154/5506   (2058 words)

 M's looking for the Meche of old   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Instead, Meche threw on a Rangers back field before maybe 100 spectators, including about a dozen scouts with radar guns registering his every pitch, sitting on sun-drenched aluminum bleachers without chair backs in a Mariners "B" Spring Training game.
Meche said he threw 42 or 43 pitches in his previous start and could be up to 75 pitches in his next start.
Meche, who is 1-0 with a 3.00 ERA in his only "A" Spring Training start, went 10-5 with a 3.61 ERA in 18 starts before the All-Star break last season.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/content/printer_friendly/sea/y2004/m03/d14/c650471.jsp   (563 words)

 Gil Meche Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac
Gil Meche was born on Friday, September 8, 1978, in Lafayette, Louisiana.
Meche was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 6, 1999, with the Seattle Mariners.
His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Gil Meche baseball stats page.
www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=mechegi01   (298 words)

 komo news | Gil Meche Named M's No. 5 Starter
Meche made a total of 30 starts for the Mariners in 1999 and 2000, when he had a 12-8 record and a 4.25 ERA.
Meche is to make his first start April 6 at Texas in the final game of the Mariners' opening-season road trip.
Meche said it had been a long road back after coming down with mysterious shoulder pain during the 2000 season, when he was sent down to Triple-A Tacoma at the All-Star break.
www.komotv.com /news/story.asp?ID=23881   (743 words)

 Lookout Landing :: Gil Meche and the Breakout Season
Gil does have one thing working in his favor, though - he just turned 27 in September, and since he essentially missed two years due to injury, you could say that his "pitching age" is closer to 25.
Although the "new Meche" wasn't nececessarily a good one (his second-half FIP was still in the mid-4's), he still made a fairly dramatic change over a pretty brief period of time, suggesting that he's still moldable, so to speak.
Gil Meche, like many pitchers his age, has the potential to be better than he currently is. As a former first-round draft pick who showed a lot of ability in the low minors, he probably has a little more than most, although given his medical history, exactly how much he has left is debateable.
www.lookoutlanding.com /story/2006/1/15/5211/51702   (4088 words)

 Gil Meche MLB Baseball at CBS SportsLine.com
Royals SP Gil Meche went six innings during a no-decision Saturday against the Indians.
Meche labored through the first three innings, throwing 71 pitches, but he got through the fourth and fifth innings with only 19 pitches.
Meche got off to a really fast start with the Royals and was one of the top Fantasy pitchers through the first two months.
www.sportsline.com /mlb/players/playerpage/27190   (274 words)

 Notes: Meche back with Seattle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
ANAHEIM -- Right-hander Gil Meche returns to the Mariners starting rotation Friday night with a fresh outlook and a different game plan from when he departed more than a month ago.
He told Meche that anyone who throws as hard as Meche does should be a power pitcher challenging hitters instead of picking at the corners and falling behind.
One of the big problems Meche had early this season was falling behind in the count and then either throwing a pitch down the middle or walking too many batters -- 29 in 55 innings.
www.mlb.com /NASApp/mlb/content/printer_friendly/mlb/y2004/m07/d29/c813734.jsp   (852 words)

 Gil Meche Stats, Statistics and Fantasy News - RotoWire.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Meche, per usual, was unable to sustain his recent success, throwing a dud Tuesday in an 114-pitch 5.1-inning stint.
Meche has spent recent weeks honing his mental game with pitching pitching coach Rafael Chaves and manager Mike Hargrove, the Seattle Post-Intelligencer reports.
Meche was charged with two more earned runs from his Saturday start after the official scorer changed an error to a hit, the Seattle Times reports.
www.rotonews.com /baseball/player.htm?ID=6227   (221 words)

 NameTraq | Last Name: Meche   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
You can always explore moving Meche (saving his arm a bit) or Franklin (though I don't think you'll see this since he is now earning "starters" money) to the...
Danie Meche led WCA on the scoreboard in the second quarter with three points and Ashley Fontenot also had three in the third quarter.
Starting pitchers Gil Meche and Joel Pineiro and catcher Ben Davis are eligible for salary arbitration, while infielder Willie Bloomquist and relievers Rafael...
www.nametraq.org /Jan04/M/Meche.shtml   (550 words)

 KW interested in Gil Meche; Seattle scouts at today's game... - White Sox Interactive Forums
KW is rumored to be interested in Gil Meche and possibly Raul Ibanez.
meche is only 25 and making less than 2 mil this year.
Yes he was, he just had a great start vs. the twins and besides he can't be any worse then what we have at the 5th slot right now.
www.whitesoxinteractive.com /vbulletin/showthread.php?t=38862   (630 words)

 KFFL - Gil Meche, SP, Seattle Mariners
Meche pitched two scoreless innings, allowing one hit and fanning three.
Meche had walked 14 batters in five May starts before getting temporarily demoted to Triple-A Tacoma, but he's walked just three in three starts since returning.
The Associated Press reports Seattle Mariners P Gil Meche allowed three runs and six hits in five innings in an emergency start Wednesday.
nfl.kffl.com /player/6619/mlb   (1810 words)

 CNNSI.com -- Baseball -- Gil Meche News
Meche, who may be out the entire seasaon after having surgery to repair a partially frayed rotator cuff in his pitching shoulder, signed a one-year deal with the Mariners.
The Mariners have now changed their thinking on Gil Meche, who had shoulder surgery earlier this month.
Meche is expected to return on July 17 and start.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /baseball/mlb/players/15106/latest_news.html   (177 words)

 USATODAY.com - Mariners' Meche silences Yankees   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Meche pitched two-hit ball for a career-high eight innings, and the Seattle Mariners snapped Andy Pettitte's eight-game winning streak with a 2-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday.
It was Meche's second big performance in the Bronx this year — he threw 7 2-3 innings in a 6-0 win over Roger Clemens on April 29.
Meche walked just one and used a surprisingly crisp fastball to strike out seven.
usatoday.com /sports/baseball/games/2003-08-09-mariners-yankees_x.htm   (850 words)

 ESPN - Gil Meche Stats, News, Photos - Kansas City Royals - MLB Baseball
Gil Meche has not been involved in any transactions this season.
Kansas City's Gil Meche and Seattle's Felix Hernandez both left Friday's game with tightness in the lower back.
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sports.espn.go.com /mlb/players/profile?statsId=6266   (121 words)

 seattlepi.com Mariners blog: February 2005 Archives
About half of voters thought the Mariners would win 85-89 games, capture the AL West and make the playoffs (including 18% who thought the M's would win the World Series).
People also predicted a breakthrough year for Gil Meche and that Joel Pineiro would bounce back from injury.
Which best describes what Gil Meche's 2005 season will be like?
blog.seattlepi.nwsource.com /baseball/archives/2005_02.html   (1372 words)

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