Originally written on The Sports Post  |  Last updated 10/21/14
How does Wil Myers project as an MLB player? (Photo credit) The Tampa Bay Rays 22-year-old top prospect Wil Myers is finally coming to the Majors after destroying the minor leagues for the past month. He will be joining an offense that has struggled in the past few years, but has been the sixth best run scoring offense in baseball this season. Rays fans hope Myers can immediately help continue this improved run production and keep the Rays offense rolling. The only problem is that the success of the offense this season has been attributed to the fact that the Rays have struck out the eighth least in baseball, but this is something that figures to change with the addition of Myers. Last season with the Royals’ AAA affiliate in Omaha, Myers struck out in 23.3% of his at bats. He has continued that trend in with the Rays’ AAA affiliate in Durham, striking out in 24.7% of his at bats. But, Myers is still considered a top prospect despite these strikeout numbers because of two things...
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