Wil Myers

  • Rays Can Add ‘Another Larger Contract’ But Probably Won’t

    Rays Can Add ‘Another Larger Contract’ But Probably Won’t

    January 9, 2013 at 12:01 pm 13 comments

    Many of us have already given up hope of David Price signing a long-term extension beyond the 2015 season when he would become a free agent for the first time. However, in discussing the prospects of an extension for Price, Andrew Friedman did tell Marc Topkin of TampaBay.com that there […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rays Odds And Ends

    January 7, 2013 at 10:30 am 1 comment

    Here are a few leftover links to get the week started… The Rays were one of several teams to recently scout Javier Vazquez. Vazquez last pitched with the Marlins in 2011. It is hard to believe anything will come of this. If he is indeed at 93 on the gun […]

     
  • Wil Myers Discusses His Glovelessness [VIDEO]

    December 21, 2012 at 9:44 am 9 comments

    Yesterday we mentioned thatwhen Wil Myers joins the Rays during the regular season he will join a very select group of big leaguers that don’t wear batting gloves (Coocoo Crisp is the only regular that comes to mind). Well, last July Myers briefly discussed the topic at the MLB All-Star Futures […]

     
  • Wil Myers, The Gloveless Wonder, Featured In Latest Sports Illustrated

    Wil Myers, The Gloveless Wonder, Featured In Latest Sports Illustrated

    December 20, 2012 at 1:57 pm 8 comments

    There is a lengthy article in this week’s Sports Illustrated on Wil Myers, the top prospect acquired by the Rays in the James Shields/Wade Davis trade. The story spends a lot of discussing his career from high school to being a top prospect, including the injury that caused him to […]

     
  • More Reaction To James Shields Trade And Why Rays Fans Need To Temper Their Excitement

    More Reaction To James Shields Trade And Why Rays Fans Need To Temper Their Excitement

    December 11, 2012 at 10:02 am 14 comments

    Now that we have had a full day to digest the trade that sent James Shields and Wade Davis to the Royals for Wil Myers and three other prospects, let’s take a moment to see what others are saying about the deal. But before that, one more observation. I don’t […]

     
  • What Everybody Is Saying About The James Shields Trade

    What Everybody Is Saying About The James Shields Trade

    December 10, 2012 at 10:45 am 21 comments

    Late last night, the Tampa Bay Rays traded James Shields and Wade Davis to the Royals for Wil Myers and three other prospects. In addition to Myers, who was the Minor League Player of the Year, the Rays also received two other players ranked among ESPN.com’s top 100 prospects, including lefty […]

     
  • Rays Trade James Shields And Wade Davis To Royals

    Rays Trade James Shields And Wade Davis To Royals

    December 9, 2012 at 11:20 pm 33 comments

    The Royals and Rays have finally completely their long-rumored deal and it is much bigger than anybody anticipated. The Rays are sending James Shields, Wade Davis, and a player to be named later to the Royals for Minor League Player of the Year Wil Myers, and three other prospects. The […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Shields-For-Myers Reaching Critical Point, The Future Of Howell, And A New Outfielder

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Shields-For-Myers Reaching Critical Point, The Future Of Howell, And A New Outfielder

    December 6, 2012 at 9:05 am 3 comments

    Last week the James Shields-for-Wil Myers trade seemed dead in the water as both teams appeared to want more. Well, now it sounds like the Royals have backed down from wanting more than just Shields for Myers and the potential deal seems to have new life. Bob Dutton reports (via […]

     
  • Trade For Royals Top Prospect Unlikely To Happen

    Trade For Royals Top Prospect Unlikely To Happen

    November 27, 2012 at 9:36 am 9 comments

    Bob Dutton of The Kansas City Star reports that the Rays have indeed discussed a trade with the Royals in which the Rays would send James Shields to Kansas City for top hitting prospect Wil Myers. On the surface it seems like the backbone of decent deal. Rays have excess […]