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Jon Meloan | Relief Pitcher

Team: San Francisco Giants
Age / DOB:  (30) / 7/11/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 225
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Giants signed RHP Jon Meloan to a minor league contract.
Meloan spent last season between the independent Long Island Ducks and the Yankees' Double- and Triple-A affiliates. The 28-year-old right-hander hasn't pitched in the big leagues since 2009 and will likely serve as minor league bullpen depth. Fri, Dec 14, 2012 05:03:00 PM

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Yankees signed RHP Jon Meloan to a minor league contract.

The Yankees signed him away from the the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League. The 27-year-old right-hander hasn't pitched in the big leagues since 2009 as a member of the Athletics and will serve as organizational depth with Double-A Trenton.
Tue, Jun 26, 2012 01:49:00 PM

Rangers signed RHP Jon Meloan to a minor league contract.

Meloan returned from elbow surgery last season and posted a 4.67 ERA and 25/20 K/BB ratio over 27 innings with Oakland's Double-A affiliate. The 27-year-old right-hander figures to serve as bullpen depth in the minors.
Wed, Mar 7, 2012 01:39:00 PM

Athletics placed RHP John Meloan on 60-day disabled list with a ligament tear in his right elbow.

Meloan will soon undergo ligament replacement surgery, which would likely place him on the shelf for a year and perhaps longer. The roster move allowed Oakland to add recently-signed Chad Gaudin to the 40-man roster.
Mon, Mar 29, 2010 03:01:00 PM

Athletics manager Bob Geren confirmed reports that Jon Meloan will undergo surgery on his right elbow.

An MRI exam on Friday revealed a ligament tear in his right elbow. He's planning to see Dr. James Andrews this week. Ligament replacement surgery would likely place him on the shelf for a year and perhaps longer.
Mon, Mar 22, 2010 12:55:00 PM

Jon Meloan told the San Francisco Chronicle Saturday that he expects to undergo season-ending surgery on his right elbow next week.

An MRI exam done Friday on his sore elbow revealed a ligament tear. He's hoping to get checked out by joint specialist Dr. James Andrews in the next few days for a recommendation on what procedure to undergo. Tommy John surgery could keep him out until the middle of the 2011 season.
Sat, Mar 20, 2010 11:48:00 PM

Jon Meloan was diagnosed with minor elbow irritation after an examination on Wednesday.

We'll see how his elbow responds after he throws again on Thursday. Meloan complained of soreness after tossing a bullpen session on Tuesday.
Wed, Mar 10, 2010 04:45:00 PM

Jon Meloan is scheduled to have his right elbow examined Wednesday.

Meloan complained of soreness after throwing a bullpen session on Tuesday and the A's want to make sure there's nothing structurally wrong with his throwing elbow. The 25-year-old righty allowed only a single unearned run last season in 8 1/3 innings with the Athletics.
Wed, Mar 10, 2010 12:02:00 PM

Athletics recalled RHP John Meloan from Triple-A Sacramento.

Meloan was claimed off waivers from the Pirates on September 2. He posted a 4.37 ERA between four different Triple-A stops (Oakland, Tampa Bay, Cleveland, Pittsburgh) this season. He hasn't appeared in the majors since last September 21 as a member of the Indians.
Sat, Sep 19, 2009 04:07:00 PM

A's claimed RHP John Meloan off waivers from the Pirates.

Meloan's oddysey continues. Three teams have given up on him this season. Over three different Triple-A stops, Meloan produced a 4.57 ERA in 65 innings. The former top relief prospect was assigned to Triple-A Sacramento.
Wed, Sep 2, 2009 05:28:00 PM

The A's have reportedly claimed RHP John Meloan off waivers from the Pirates and assigned him to Triple-A Sacramento.

Meloan has a 4.57 ERA over 65 innings at three Triple-A stops and is likely to provide depth at Triple-A for now.
Wed, Sep 2, 2009 04:09:00 PM

Pirates designated RHP John Meloan for assignment.

The Pirates are the third team to give up on Meloan this season. He was traded by the Indians to the Rays for Winston Abreu in early July and designated for assignment by the Rays a month later. Over three different Triple-A stops, Meloan produced a 4.57 ERA in 65 innings. The former top relief prospect will get a shot elsewhere. This move clears room on Pittsburgh's 40-man roster for Daniel McCutchen.
Mon, Aug 31, 2009 01:38:00 PM

Pirates claimed RHP John Meloan off waivers from the Rays and assigned him to Triple-A Indianapolis.

The 25-year-old has been pitching at Triple-A Durham, where he posted a 3.38 ERA in 13 1/3 innings. He could join the Pirates in a relief role at some point, but is not likely to make an impact in fantasy leagues.
Wed, Aug 12, 2009 05:17:00 PM

The Pirates have reportedly claimed right-hander John Meloan off waivers from the Rays.

Acquired in July from the Indians, Meloan has been pitching at Triple-A Durham, where he posted a 3.38 ERA in 13 1/3 innings. No word yet where he'll report for the Pirates, but odds are the team will send him to Triple-A Indianapolis.
Wed, Aug 12, 2009 02:51:00 PM

Rays designated RHP John Meloan for assignment.

Meloan was acquired in early July from the Indians for Winston Abreu. He posted a 3.38 ERA and a 15/10 K/BB ratio in 10 games with Triple-A Durham. The move clears room on the 40-man roster for new catcher Gregg Zaun.
Fri, Aug 7, 2009 06:57:00 PM

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