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2014 Avg.
.227
 
Career Avg.
.268
Name  Wil Myers
Born  12/10/1990
Height  6-3
Weight  205
Number  9
Position  RF
Bats  R
Throws  R
7/29/2014 10:48:00 AM
Description: Rays right fielder Wil Myers (stress fracture in his right wrist) hit off a tee Friday and is progressing toward a mid-August return, barring any setbacks.
Insight: Myers suffered the injury on May 30 when he collided with Desmond Jennings. The 23-year-old reigning AL Rookie of the Year has been done little this season batting .227 with five homers and 25 RBI.
 
7/11/2014 4:39:00 PM
Description: Rays right fielder Wil Myers (stress fracture in his right wrist) has been cleared to begin baseball activities.
Insight: Myers suffered the injury on May 30 when he collided with Desmond Jennings. The 23-year-old reigning AL Rookie of the Year has been done little this season batting .227 with five homers and 25 RBI.
 
6/3/2014 4:18:00 PM
Description: Rays right fielder Wil Myers will miss at least two months due to a small stress fracture in his right wrist, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times.
Insight: Myers suffered the injury on May 30 when he collided with Desmond Jennings. The 23-year-old reigning AL Rookie of the Year has been awful this season and this just adds injury to insult.
 
6/1/2014 10:49:00 AM
Description: The Rays have placed Wil Myers on the disabled list with a sprained right wrist.
Insight: Myers collided with Desmond Jennings in Friday night's game. The 23-year-old reigning AL Rookie of the Year has had a sophomore slump this season and is hitting .227 with five homers, 25 RBI, 26 runs and a .667 OPS in 53 games. In his absence, the Rays will probably give more at-bats to utilityman Sean Rodriguez, who has hit .232 with six homers and 20 RBI in 82 at-bats this year.
 
5/31/2014 3:45:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay right fielder Wil Myers is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: Myers collided with Desmond Jennings in Friday night's game and came out of it with a sore right wrist. Matt Joyce will get the start. Myers is struggling to live up to expectations, batting just .227 with five homers and 25 RBI.
 
Cold5/25/2014 8:38:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay right fielder Wil Myers is mired in a 2-for-29 (.069) slump.
Insight: He went 0-for-3 with an RBI and a run Sunday against Boston and his average is down to .229 this season.
 
Hot5/4/2014 6:11:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay right fielder Wil Myers went 2-for-5 with a double, an inside-the-park homer and four RBI Sunday at New York.
Insight: Myers' inside-the-park HR came in the top of the third inning when his fly ball hit the top of the fence in right-center field, ricocheted off a leaping Jacoby Ellsbury's gut and rolled on the warning track toward right field. Myers didn't even run hard to first base but still had time to make it home because the cut-off man dropped the ball. Myers went 6-for-16 with two homers, seven RBI and four runs in Tampa Bay's three-game series with the Yankees.
 
4/19/2014 10:37:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay right fielder Wil Myers exploded out of a slump with a double, two homers, four RBI, four runs and a walk Saturday against the Yankees.
Insight: Myers has gone 6-for-9 with seven RBI in his last two games. He went 10 games without an RBI prior to that and didn't have a homer before Saturday.
 
4/12/2014 10:45:00 AM
Description: Tampa Bay right fielder Wil Myers played in Friday's game against Texas, but will sit Saturday.
Insight: Myers is off to a slow start (.231, 0 HR, 4 RBI). Matt Joyce will start in right field.
 
4/4/2014 10:53:00 AM
Description: Tampa Bay right fielder Wil Myers wasn't available Thursday and is questionable for Friday's game against Texas due to flu-like symptoms.
Insight: Matt Joyce (.556, 0 HR, 3 RBI), usually would take over in right field, but he's not very good against left-handers (career .193 batting average vs lefties) so Brandon Guyer might get the spot start.
 
4/3/2014 6:14:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay right fielder Wil Myers won't be available Thursday against the Blue Jays. SOURCE: Shi Davidi, Sportsnet
Insight: He's out with the flu. Matt Joyce (.667, 0 HR, 3 RBI), usually the Rays' DH, will take over in right field.
 
3/31/2014 8:18:00 PM
Description: Rays right fielder Wil Myers went 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI on Opening Day against the Blue Jays.
Insight: Myers hit .293 with 13 home runs, 53 RBI and an .832 OPS to win AL Rookie of the Year last season. Manager Joe Maddon has him in the No. 2 hole to start the season.
 
3/27/2014 7:04:00 AM
Description: Rays right fielder Wil Myers took a pitch off his knee during Tuesday's game but he is expected to start Friday, according to Roger Mooney of the Tampa Tribune.
Insight: Myers hit .293 with 13 home runs, 53 RBI and an .832 OPS to win AL Rookie of the Year last season. The 23-year-old flashed 30-HR power in the minors.
 
3/18/2014 6:19:00 PM
Description: Rays right fielder Wil Myers (quad) will return to the lineup Tuesday.
Insight: Myers fouled a ball of his right leg on Saturday, but he avoided a serious injury. The reigning American League Rookie of the Year hit 13 homers in 335 at-bats last season and flashed 35-homer power in the minors.
 
3/16/2014 11:12:00 AM
Description: Rays right fielder Wil Myers is aiming to return Tuesday against Minnesota. He fouled a ball off his quad Saturday in a spring training exhibition with Pittsburgh. SOURCE: Roger Mooney, Tampa Tribune
Insight: His X-rays came back negative so it looks like it's just a bruise. The reigning American League Rookie of the Year should be a threat for 20+ homers if he can stay healthy.
 
3/15/2014 3:08:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay outfielder Wil Myers fouled a ball off his right leg in Saturday's game. X-rays were negative, according to Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times.
Insight: A lot is expected of the 23-year-old Myers this season. He batted .293 with 13 HR and 53 RBI after being called up last June.
 
Cold10/8/2013 10:20:00 AM
Description: Tampa Bay rookie Wil Myers exited Monday's ALDS game against Boston with cramping in both legs, but is probable for Game 4 of the ALDS Tuesday against Boston.
Insight: Myers went 0-for-3 with a walk in his four plate appearances. The rookie is 0-for-12 in the series and 1-for-16 in his first postseason experience.
 
Cold10/7/2013 9:39:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay rookie Wil Myers exited Monday's ALDS game against Boston with cramping in both legs. SOURCE: Rachel Nichols, TBS
Insight: Matt Joyce will move from DH to right field with Sean Rodriguez entering the game in left. Myers went 0-for-3 with a walk in his four plate appearances. He's 0-for-12 in the series.
 
9/19/2013 4:35:00 PM
Description: Rays right fielder Wil Myers is not in the lineup Thursday against Yu Darvish and the Rangers, according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times.
Insight: Maddon is going lefty-heavy against the Rangers ace, but it's odd to see Myers on the bench. He's hitting .297 with 10 home runs in 202 at-bats against righties this season.
 
9/15/2013 6:31:00 PM
Description: Rays right fielder Wil Myers went 2-for-2 with a homer, two RBI, two runs and two walks Sunday against the Twins.
Insight: Myers had just two homers in his previous 27 games, and they both came in the same game on Sept. 4. The rookie has hit .295 with 12 longballs and 46 RBI in 279 at-bats this season.
 

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