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Wil Myers

23-Year-Old Outfielder – Tampa Bay Rays

2014 Stats

AVG

.192

HR

0

RBI

4

R

5

SB

0

2014 RotoWire Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

After starting the year with Triple-A Durham, Myers made his much-anticipated debut in the middle of June and the slugging began. An elite prospect acquired in the offseason trade of James Shields to ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 205   DOB: 12/10/1990   BORN: Thomasville, NC   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd   

April 12, 2014  –  Wil Myers News

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Myers isn't in the Rays' starting lineup Saturday according to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times.

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Wil Myers Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2009 18 R Ida 18 79 68 18 29 12 7 1 4 14 2 0 9 15 0 2 0 .426 .488 .735 1.223
2009 18 R Bur 4 16 16 1 2 2 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .125 .125 .438 .563
2010 19 A Bur 68 294 242 42 70 30 19 1 10 45 10 3 48 55 0 2 2 .289 .408 .500 .908
2010 19 A Wil 58 247 205 28 71 24 18 2 4 39 2 3 37 39 0 1 4 .346 .453 .512 .965
2011 20 AA Nor 99 416 354 50 90 32 23 1 8 49 9 2 52 87 2 4 4 .254 .353 .393 .746
2012 21 AA Nor 35 152 134 32 46 25 11 1 13 30 4 1 16 42 0 1 1 .343 .414 .731 1.145
2012 21 AAA Oma 99 439 388 66 118 44 15 5 24 79 2 2 45 98 0 3 3 .304 .378 .554 .932
2013 22 AAA Dur 64 289 252 44 72 29 13 2 14 57 7 1 29 71 0 6 2 .286 .356 .520 .876
2013 22 MAJ TB 88 373 335 50 98 36 23 0 13 53 5 2 33 91 0 4 1 .293 .354 .478 .832
2014 23 MAJ TB 14 58 52 5 10 2 2 0 0 4 0 0 6 16 0 0 0 .192 .276 .231 .507
2014 RotoWire Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Wil Myers
3-Year Averages MAJ   88 373 335 50 98 36 23 0 13 53 5 2 33 91 0 4 1 .293 .354 .478 .831

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Batter vs. Pitcher Stats     ▼ Games By Position

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Wil Myers Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Days To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 17 NYY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .192 .276 .231 .507
Apr. 16 @Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .200 .259 .240 .499
Apr. 15 @Bal Did not play.
Apr. 14 @Bal 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .280 .261 .541
Apr. 13 @Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .233 .283 .279 .562
Apr. 12 @Cin Did not play.
Apr. 11 @Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .286 .282 .568
Apr. 9 @KC 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .289 .286 .575
Apr. 8 @KC 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .194 .265 .258 .523
Apr. 7 @KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .185 .267 .259 .526
Apr. 6 Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .217 .308 .304 .612
Apr. 5 Tex 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .364 .368 .732
Apr. 4 Tex 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .389 .438 .827
Apr. 3 Tor Did not play.
Apr. 2 Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .308 .308 .462 .770
Apr. 1 Tor 4 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .444 .444 .667 1.111
Mar. 31 Tor 5 2 3 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .600 .600 .800 1.400
Last 7 Days 17 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 5 0 0 0 0 1 .118 .250 .118 .368
Last 14 Days 39 3 6 0 0 0 1 6 11 0 0 0 0 1 .154 .267 .154 .421
Last 30 Days 52 5 10 2 0 0 4 6 16 0 0 0 0 1 .192 .276 .231 .507

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Wil Myers: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 14 1 14
2013 77 8 72 11

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Wil Myers Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201399163202.293.434.821

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20132363410333.292.496.834

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013153185233.268.418.769

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2013182328302.313.527.884
Wil Myers Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2009 18 R Ida 79 68 11.4% 19% 0.60 78% .510 .309
2009 18 R Bur 16 16 0% 18.8% 0.00 81% .083 .313
2010 19 A Bur 294 242 16.3% 18.7% 0.87 77% .339 .211
2010 19 A Wil 247 205 15% 15.8% 0.95 81% .414 .166
2011 20 AA Nor 416 354 12.5% 20.9% 0.60 75% .317 .139
2012 21 AA Nor 152 134 10.5% 27.6% 0.38 69% .418 .388
2012 21 AAA Oma 439 388 10.3% 22.3% 0.46 75% .353 .250
2013 22 AAA Dur 289 252 10% 24.6% 0.41 72% .347 .234
2013 22 MAJ TB 373 335 8.8% 24.4% 0.36 73% .368 .185
2014 23 MAJ TB 58 52 10.3% 27.6% 0.38 69% .278 .039
2014 Projections MAJ   Subscribe now to see our 2014 projections for Wil Myers
3-Year Averages MAJ   373 335 8.8% 24.4% 0.36 73% .368 .185

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2014 Stat Review for Wil Myers    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.192 AVG
TERRIBLE
69% Contact Rate
TERRIBLE
.278 BABIP
LOW
Power

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.231 SLG
TERRIBLE
.039 ISO
TERRIBLE
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.38 BB/K
WEAK
10.3% BB Rate
GOOD
27.6% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

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.507 OPS
TERRIBLE
.276 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Best Matchups for Wil Myers (by OPS, min 1 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Pedro Hernandez COL 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 1.000 4.000 5.000
Jered Weaver ANA 3 2 2 3 0 0 1 .667 2.667 3.333
Rubby De La Rosa BOS 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Steve Delabar TOR 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Jason Frasor TEX 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Chad Jenkins TOR 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Dustin McGowan TOR 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Grant Balfour TB 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Jose Cisnero HOU 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000
Joakim Soria TEX 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 2.000 3.000

Worst Matchups for Wil Myers (by OPS, min 1 AB)

Batter Team AB H HR RBI BB K SB AVG SLG OPS
Kevin Gausman BAL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Ryan Cook OAK 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
J.C. Gutierrez SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Chance Ruffin SEA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Junichi Tazawa BOS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Michael Tonkin MIN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Jose Veras CHI-N 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000
Chris Withrow LA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Brandon Workman BOS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000
Wesley Wright CHI-N 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .000 .000 .000

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Wil Myers: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Myers was dropped to the seventh spot in the order for Wednesday's game against the Royals, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Myers (illness) is back in the lineup Friday against the Rangers, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Myers was scratched from Thursday's lineup due to flu-like symptoms, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Myers went 3-for-5 with a double, two runs, and two RBI in Monday's season-opening win over the Blue Jays.

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Manager Joe Maddon said Myers (leg) will play on Friday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Myers was removed from Wednesday's exhibition game after being hit in the leg with a pitch, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Myers (quad) will return to the lineup Tuesday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Myers felt fine Sunday after fouling a ball off his leg the day before, The Tampa Tribune reports.

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Myers was removed from Saturday's spring game for precautionary reasons due to a bruised right quad, according to the Rays' official Twitter page.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

With a number of 2012 Minor League Player of the Year trophies on his mantle, Myers enters this season with enormous expectations. The 22-year-old left-handed slugger opened the year at Double-A Northwest Arkansas, but found himself quickly promoted after opening the year with a .351/.421/.739 line, 11 doubles, 13 home runs and an eye-popping .388 ISO over 135 at-bats. His move to Triple-A produced similar results as he went on to hit .304 with another 24 home runs all while maintaining a walk rate above 10 percent. His aggressiveness at the plate still causes him to strikeout a little too often (140 times in 134 games), but it is also that type of drive that allows him to hit with such power. Traded to Tampa Bay in a blockbuster deal in December, it's only a matter of time before he's given a chance to lock down a place in the heart of the Rays' batting order as the team's everyday right fielder.

2012

At 21, Myers is among the top prospects in not only the Royals system, but in the entire American League. At Double-A Northwest Arkansas he hit .254/.353/.393 with eight home runs and nine stolen bases. While that might not sound like much, it should be noted that Myers was making a defensive switch from catcher to outfielder and dealing with an infection in his knee early in the season. His lack of power is a bit of a concern, but he's still young with time to grow into his body. Owners would be wise to track his progress in the minors as a promotion may come as soon as late 2012.

2011

Myers has had no problem adjusting to minor league pitching out of high school and looks to be an excellent hitting prospect. He just needs to progress in his defensive game behind the plate. If he's able to put that part of his game on par with his bat, he could be looking at a 2012 callup. With Myers, the bat is good enough that the Royals will move him out from behind the plate if needed. Invest now if he's still available in your keeper league.