Tuesday marks the big league debut of two of baseball’s most exciting prospects: Zack Wheeler and Wil Myers. Both Wheeler and Myers were high first-round talents drafted in 2009, Myers slipped to the third round due to perceived bonus demands. Despite, or perhaps because of, their elite amateur statuses both Wheeler and Myers were traded
Rays top prospect Wil Myers, who went 0 for 4 in his major-league debut in the first game of a doubleheader in Boston Tuesday, notched his first career hit in the nightcap, MLB.com reports.
Myers singled into left field in the second inning for the career milestone.
Rays outfielder and top prospect Wil Myers made his major-league debut in the first game of a doubleheader in Boston Tuesday. Myers hit sixth and started in right field.
He went 0 for 4 in the rain-delayed game with a strikeout. He saw just 12 pitches and is expected to start in the nightcap of the doubleheader.
Rays outfielder Wil Myers will play two games on the day of his major-league debut.
Myers is expected to play right field in both of the team's games Tuesday against the Red Sox. He will play right and bat sixth during game one. Myers will get a chance to show what he can do against Alfredo Aceves in his major-league debut. He'll face Felix Doubront in the second game.
Myers was hitting .286/.356/.520...
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Ever since the Tampa Bay Rays dealt James Shields and Wade Davis this offseason fantasy owners have waited with baited breath for Wil Myers‘ to make his big league debut. Well, the wait is finally over as the Rays officially demoted Ryan Roberts, and called up Wil Myers in time for Tuesday’s (June 18th, 2013) … Continue reading »
The Rays have promoted outfield prospect Wil Myers from Triple-A Durham following Sunday's game against the Royals, according to The Tampa Tribune. Myers hit .283/.354/.514 with 14 home runs and 57 RBI in 63 games in the minors this season. He's expected to join the club for Tuesday's doubleheader against the Red Sox at Fenway Park.