Posted May 01, 2012

Pirates Demote Former All-Star Evan Meek To Triple-A

MLB

The Pittsburgh Pirates have demoted 2010 All-Star representative Evan Meek to Triple-A, according to Hardballtalk.

Meek has allowed six earned runs in nine appearances this season, resulting in a 5.59 ERA. He’s allowed 12 hits in 9.2 innings pitched, resulting a 11.2 hits per nine inning mark.

In 2010, Meek served as the Pirates set-up man, posting a 2.14 ERA in 70 appearances. He also recorded four saves and gave up just 53 hits.

Last year Meek played in just 24 games due to injury, but posted a 3.48 ERA in 20.2 innings pitched.