Tag Archive | Wil Myers

Myers wins AL Rookie of the Year

When Tampa Bay acquired prized prospect Wil Myers via trade for James Shields, the expectations for his career with the Rays would be difficult to live up to.

On Monday, the 22-year-old received affirmation that he’s well on his way.

Myers was named the American League Rookie of the Year by the Baseball Writers Association of America, receiving 23 of 30 first place votes to become the third Rays player in the last six years. Evan Longoria previously won the award in 2008 and pitcher Jeremy Hellickson did so in 2011. Read More…

Story: Romero’s debut powers Rays to third straight win

ST. PETERSBURG – Enny Romero was justifiably exhausted – both physically and mentally – after Sunday’s game.

Making his major league debut, the 22-year-old allowed just one hit and four walks in 4 2/3 innings, as Tampa Bay defeated Baltimore 3-1 at Tropicana Field. Read More…

Spring Training Guide 2013

Below is a link to view the 2013 Spring Training Guide on the Tampa Bay Rays and the Grapefruit League:

Spring Training Guide 2013

Rays: The Natural Arrives — Wil Myers begins Spring Training

PORT CHARLOTTE — Ever since the Tampa Bay Rays traded James Shields for him, most of the hype revolving around the team has been based around outfielder Wil Myers.

The highly touted prospect arrived the Spring Training on Thursday, giving the organization a chance to see the newest budding star and a big part of the future of the franchise.

At least after Day 1, Myers didn’t disappoint, blasting about a half dozen homers. Read More…

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