Wil Myers #9 - DH/OF

Tampa Bay

  • Age: 23
  • DOB: 1990/12/10
  • POB: Thomasville, NC
  • Height: 6-3 Weight: 205lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 1
  • Drafted by Kansas City in 2009 (3rd round).
  • Current Status: On roster
  • Performance: Myers is cold (.125 in last 8AB).
Year to date6122830501006272864413.219.304.342.646
On Pace903364474150940419461-.219.304.342.646

Scouting Report

AssetsHas great power and plenty of plate coverage, which adds to his potential with the stick. His quick, soft hands stand out as attributes. Also boasts a very strong arm for right field.
FlawsA converted catcher, he's still learning the nuances of the outfield position. Furthermore, he needs to play with more consistency. Could also stand to be a little more selective at the dish.
Career potentialTalented power-hitting outfielder with good upside.

Honours and Awards

2013AL - Rookie of the Year
2012Pacific Coast League (AAA) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/08/20Missed 70 games (right wrist injury).
2014/07/17Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right wrist injury).
2014/06/01Right wrist injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 31st, 2014).
2014/05/31Right wrist injury, day-to-day.
2014/04/04Missed 1 game (flu).
2014/04/03Flu, day-to-day.
2013/07/23Missed 2 games (wrist injury).
2013/07/21Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2013/06/16Contract purchased from Durham (AAA).
2013/03/16Assigned by the Tampa Bay Rays to their minor league camp.
2012/12/09Acquired from the Kansas City Royals.
2012/03/15Assigned by the Kansas City Royals to their minor league camp.


2012/12/09Tampa Bay Rays traded James Shields, Wade Davis and a player to be named (Elliot Johnson 2/12/2013) to the Kansas City Royals for Wil Myers, Jake Odorizzi, Mike Montgomery and Patrick Leonard.
2009/06/09Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 3rd round (91st overall) in 2009.

Career Stats

2014Tampa BayAL6122830501006272864413.219.304.342.646
2013Tampa BayAL88335509823013533391520.293.354.478.832
2012NW ArkansasAA3513432461111330164241-.343.414.7311.145
2011NW ArkansasAA993545090231849528792-.254.353.393.746
2009Idaho FallsR186818297141491520-.426.488.7351.223


GP - games played
GS - games started
W - wins
L - losses
SV - saves
CG - complete games
SHO - shutouts
IP - innings pitched
H - hits
R - runs
ER - earned runs
HR - homeruns
BB - walks or base on balls
K - strikouts
WHIP - walks and hits per inning pitched
ERA - earned runs avverage

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