News from the clubhouse: Wil Myers left today's game with left wrist soreness.
Hardball Talk "The Padres announced that outfielder Wil Myers has been activated from the 60-day disabled list on Friday and is in the starting lineup, batting sixth and playing first base against the Dodgers. Myers had been out since mid-June after undergoing surgery on his left wrist. " September 05
Good news for the #Padres: Will Myers took BP for the first time today. Two sets of 20 swings in the cage. Said he felt good.
Wil Myers took 20 swings with his own bat today off a tee. Took 40 other swings with a short bat. Being cautious, wants to play again in '15
.@Padres transfer OF Wil Myers to 60-day DL.
Myers felt discomfort after swinging yesterday. He will be examined in Arizona tomorrow instead of joining team on road trip.
San Diego Union-Tribune "Padres outfielder-first baseman Wil Myers is expected to begin swinging a bat next week, interim manager Pat Murphy said Saturday. Myers underwent surgery a month ago in Scottsdale, Ariz., where hand specialist Dr. Donald Sheridan removed a bone spur in Myers' left wrist. Myers flew to Arizona..." July 19
Wil Myers flew to AZ today to get a final okay to resume baseball activities. If he gets the nod, could begin tomorrow. #padres
#Padres 3B Will Middlebrooks (rolled left ankle, Sunday) did agility drills on field today. Doing better. Could be back in lineup Friday.
San Diego Union-Tribune "Padres center fielder Wil Myers hopes to resume baseball activities in four to six weeks after having the cast on his left wrist removed Saturday. Myers was in Scottsdale, Ariz., on Saturday morning to see hand specialist Dr. Donald Sheridan, who performed surgery June 18, shaving a bone spur..." June 28
Pat Murphy told media that Wil Myers will have surgery tomorrow to remove a bone spur in his left wrist. Expected to be out 8 weeks.
Dave Roberts said Wil Myers could get second opinion on his wrist. Felt more pain taking swings yesterday. Sounds like he'll be out awhile.
Gaslamp Ball "In what has already been a roller coaster day, the Padres news stops for no one. Now, it's been announced that Wil Myers is back on the disabled list with reliever Cory Mazzoni on his way back to the Padres for his third stint with the team this year. This is...troubling. Myers has missed a..." June 15
#Padres Bud Black says there's a "high probability" that Wil Myers will be activated for tomorrow's game.
Wil Myers (left wrist tendinitis) saw Padres hand specialist Lorenzo Pacelli in San Diego today. "Marked improvement" but still no timetable
Gaslamp Ball "In a move that probably doesn't surprise anyone, the Padres are placing Wil Myers on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 11th. The outfielder / first baseman hasn't played since May 10th, when he first started to feel discomfort in his left wrist after sliding into third base. He was scratched from..." May 19
Tendinitis in left wrist for Wil Myers. No DL. #Padres will play short handed for a few days. Hope to get him back in 3-4 days.
Bud Black says Wil Myers will have his left wrist scanned today in San Diego- will have further update tomorrow
San Diego Union-Tribune "Padres outfielder-first baseman Wil Myers was a late scratch from Tuesday's lineup because of a sore left wrist, which he aggravated during batting practice at Safeco Field. Myers had first felt something in his wrist after sliding into a base during Sunday's game in Arizona. He jammed the same..." May 13
MLB.com "Wil Myers was the young phenom with the Royals. He was the key offensive player Tampa Bay received in the trade of James Shields. Now, with San Diego, he's just one of the guys. And he has a point to prove. "He told me early in Spring Training that he heard little whispers this winter that..." April 21
Tampa Tribune "On Tuesday, former Rays right fielder Wil Myers made his first comments since his December trade to the San Diego Padres during the team’s press conference to introduce the newly acquired Myers, Justin Upton, Matt Kemp and Will Middlebrooks. Myers said he was surprised by the trade and that he..." January 07
Hardball Talk "Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reported last week that the Rays had received calls from “about a half-dozen teams” regarding the availability of young outfielder Wil Myers. And it appears the Tampa Bay front office was paying attention to those calls … According to FOX Sports’ Ken..." December 17
Tampa Bay Times "Matt Joyce is the outfielder the Rays are most likely to trade. But Wil Myers is the outfielder that could bring the Rays the most in trade. About a half-dozen teams have called the Rays about Myers, the 2013 AL rookie of the year who had a disappointing and injury-interrupted 2014 season,..." December 10
CBS Sports "The Rays have activated outfielder Wil Myers off the 60-day disabled list, the team announced. The reigning AL Rookie of the Year has been out since suffering a wrist fracture diving for a ball on May 30. Myers, 23, was hitting .227/.313/.354 (89 OPS+) with five home runs in 53 games before..." August 20
Bad news on #Rays Myers - out at least 2 months. Has slight stress fracture, in cast 5-6 weeks, then starts rehab
ESPN "The Tampa Bay Rays have placed slumping outfielder Wil Myers on the 15-day disabled list with a sprained right wrist. Myers suffered the injury Friday after colliding with center fielder Desmond Jennings on A.J. Pierzynski's walk-off triple in the 10th inning. The Rays, who announced the..." June 01
Escobar (tight left quad) and Myers not in lineup for #Rays. Myers said last night his right wrist was sore after colliding with Jennings.
Tampa Tribune "Maybe if he was swinging the bat better, the Rays’ Wil Myers would not have been out front of the slider thrown by Zach Britton in the seventh inning Wednesday that Myers hooked foul with the bases loaded. But Myers is in a slump, and the long foul ball was followed by a swing-and-a-miss for..." April 17
MLB.com "The pressure was on Wil Myers from his first day with the Rays, maybe even before that. Tampa Bay parted ways with James Shields, an ace and staff leader, to acquire Myers last offseason. Fellow top prospect Chris Archer publicly anointed Myers "the future" the day they met. Even Triple-A..." November 12
Tampa Tribune "Jose Fernandez’s promotion to the Miami Marlins to begin the season was unexpected considering he hadn’t thrown an inning above Single-A. Wil Myers’ mid-June arrival was highly anticipated and somewhat delayed, according to some who follow the Rays. Both were impact players and proved early..." November 11
Tampa Tribune "You saw them together in the dugout in New York or Baltimore or Texas, chatting quietly for 15 minutes or so before the beginning of batting practice. Wil Myers, the hotshot rookie, and Ben Zobrist, the level-headed veteran, talking about their faith, family, baseball, life in the big leagues,..." November 10
MLB.com "Rays outfielder Wil Myers has been named the American League Rookie of the Year by the Sporting News. Tampa Bay right-hander Chris Archer finished third in the vote. Jose Fernandez of the Marlins took home the National League award. Despite not joining the Rays until their 70th game on June..." October 22
Tampa Tribune "Jeremy Hellickson was struggling so the Tampa Bay Rays briefly shut him down. Wil Myers was struggling so he kept playing. Two slumping players two opposite approaches to solve the problems. On Wednesday the two combined to give the Rays a 3-1 victory against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel..." September 05
Kansas City Star "There is no tangible evidence of “baseball gods” of course. At least nothing beyond the weird-neighbor-saw-a-UFO type of thing. But for a day at least let’s go ahead and acknowledge the following truths: 1. We can’t say for sure that baseball gods don’t exist. 2. If baseball gods do exist..." August 26
Kansas City Star "Notwithstanding newcomer Justin Maxwell’s game-winning 12th-inning home run Saturday the Royals essentially stood pat at last week’s trade deadline. With the first playoff berth in a generation actually within their reach if not yet their grasp they didn’t force a grand-standing blockbuster..." August 04
#Rays Myers said wrist has been slight issue since before break, it flared up on slide Saturday. Hopes to play Monday
Tampa Tribune "This is what Wil Myers did Saturday against the Yankees: singled and hit a grand slam off CC Sabathia, singled in the ninth inning off Mariano Rivera to bring the tying run to the plate, and slid hard into second base to break up a potential game-ending double play. If not for a seventh-inning..." June 23
Tampa Tribune "Rookie Wil Myers will play right field and bat sixth today in his major-league debut, the first game of the Tampa Bay Rays' day-night doubleheader against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. And, by the way, Evan Longoria returns to third base for the first time since Thursday. He spent the last..." June 18
Tampa Tribune "Waiting for Wil Myers in the Durham Bulls dugout during the middle of the second inning Sunday was Bulls manager Charlie Montoyo, who delivered this message to the young prospect: “You're out of the game. You may or may not be going to the big leagues.” May or may not? The kid has been..." June 18
Rays recall Wil Myers, who will join team in Boston. Roberts optioned.
Grantland "The Rays' 3-2 loss Monday gave the team three total runs for the three games at Fenway. Tampa Bay has now scored 35 runs in 12 games, an average of less than three a game and the lowest total in the majors, save for the hapless Marlins. Zobrist's ninth-inning single was the Rays' first hit with a..." May 03
SI "Two of the most-viewed players were Mets prospect Travis d'Arnaud and Rays outfield prospect Wil Myers, who both took foul balls off their feet in Triple-A. Myers' diagnosis wasn't so bad, while d'Arnaud's was less than ideal: The catching prospect was diagnosed with a non-displaced fracture of..." May 03
Sports Talk Florida "On April 12, 2008, the Tampa Bay Rays changed the face of the franchise forever, calling up heralded rookie Evan Longoria to “the show” to see what he could do. That season, Longoria’s incredible attributions catapulted the Rays to the postseason for the first time in franchise history and..." May 03
Tampa Tribune "Fort Myers. Maybe, one day, that'll be the nickname for Tropicana Field. Tampa Bay Rays bopper prospect Wil Myers took batting practice the other day before a spring training game against the Red Sox at their toy Fenway Park with its toy Green Monster. Myers' swings can make you stop, watch –..." March 07
MLB.com "Back in the days when he was an Angels scout, before he became one of baseball's most successful managers for the Rays, Joe Maddon had an unusual way of deciding whether to recommend a first-year player for the Draft. "One of the last tests I gave myself was to imagine whatever player I was..." March 04
Tampa Bay Times "As impressed as the Rays are with top prospect Wil Myers' hitting prowess, as evident as it is how he earned minor-league player of the year honors, as obvious as it is why he commanded such a high price in a trade with Kansas City, they say he has more work to do. "We need complete baseball..." February 26