Less than two months ago High-A Carolina left fielder Bryson Myles could barely brush his teeth. He’d dove for a ball at Harry Grove Stadium and landed the wrong way, leading to a painful shoulder subluxation—his shoulder dislocated then popped back in.
Five weeks later, the Texas native has returned to the field rested and healed and is building up his strength.
“Throwing will come with time, and working with the trainer has been great,” Myles said. “I’m just trying to get back to 100 percent like it was before.”
Myles is batting .229 since his return to the field on June 11. He has four home runs, 17 RBIs and five stolen bases this season. Myles was ranked 11th in Carolina League Batting rankings in April before his injury. It will take some time for him to return to his spring level of play, but when he does, he should be a major contributor to the Mudcats offense.
“Bryson’s a guy who’s missed some time and that’s kind of slowed him down a little bit, but he’s a guy who can real