Thursday, February 24, 2011

Drew Meyer retires

According to the South Carolina State, former Astros prospect Drew Meyer will retire from baseball.

I missed my friends and family. Over the years, being away made me realize there’s more to life than just baseball.”

He'll return to USC to finish up his business degree.

Meyer was the Rangers' 1st Round pick in 2002, and played in Corpus in 2009, hitting .291/.362/.395, and played 46 games in 2010 at Round Rock, where he hit .241/.339/.352. He was released last July, and finished up the season with the Angels' Triple-A team.