Wil Myers RUMORS & NEWS

  • Padres, Rays discussing trade involving Wil Myers

    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

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Padres, #Rays discussing significant trade. Talks involve a number of players. Wil Myers would be main piece going to SD.

  • Rays drawing some interest in Wil Myers

    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

  • Rays activate Wil Myers after 12 weeks on disabled list

    CBSSports.com "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

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    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    Appears that @wilmyers is not yet back with #Rays, still rehabbing at Triple-A Durham

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    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    Bad news on #Rays Myers - out at least 2 months. Has slight stress fracture, in cast 5-6 weeks, then starts rehab

  • Rays place Wil Myers (wrist) on DL

    ESPN.com "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

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    RMooneyTBO @RMooneyTBO

    Escobar (tight left quad) and Myers not in lineup for #Rays. Myers said last night his right wrist was sore after colliding with Jennings.

  • Myers epitomizes club’s woes at plate

    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

  • Myers runs away with AL Rookie of the Year Award

    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

  • Rays’ Myers, Marlins’ Fernandez favored to win rookie awards

    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

  • Rays’ Myers not afraid to succeed

    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

  • Myers named Sporting News' AL Rookie of the Year

    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

  • Refreshed Hellickson, slugging Myers lead Rays over Angels 3-1

    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

  • Seeing Wil Myers in a Rays uniform not what Royals fans need now

    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

  • Rays Wil Myers’ success has fans fuming, but Royals had to trade him

    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

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    Marc Topkin @TBTimes_Rays

    #Rays Myers said wrist has been slight issue since before break, it flared up on slide Saturday. Hopes to play Monday

  • Rays top prospect Myers already making impact

    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

  • Wil Myers Debuts Today

    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

  • Future is now as Wil Myers makes Rays debut

    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

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    Joe Smith @TBTimes_JSmith

    Rays recall Wil Myers, who will join team in Boston. Roberts optioned.

  • Is Wil Myers the Cure for the Anemic Rays Offense?

    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

  • d'Arnaud, Myers suffer injuries

    SI.com "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

  • Wil Myers’ Time Is Now

    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

  • Rays' Myers in minors sounds right - for now

    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

  • Maddon continues to be impressed by Myers

    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

  • Rays want Myers to be complete player

    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

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