Originally posted on The Fantasy Fix  |  Last updated 2/12/13
For better or worse, Wil Myers was the most talked about prospect of the offseason. Travis d’Arnaud had his moment in the sun when the R.A Dickey trade occurred, but Myers is the former Minor League Player of The Year with an incredibly high ceiling. Myers was ‘blocked’ by the awful Jeff Francouer, which resulted in Myers being shipped out as the centerpiece in a deal that netted the Royals James Shields and Wade Davis. As a member of the Tampa Bay Rays, Myers will likely get a chance to contribute on the Major League club very soon, possibly even before management believes the Super 2 deadline has passed. Given his potential impact at the Major League level, Myers deserves some deeper analysis. Something instantly jumps out when perusing over Myers’ minor league stats is his BABIP. His lowest BABIP that he ever posted was .312 in 416 plate appearances. In addition, he has posted .349 over 439 plate appearances, and .411 over 247 plate appearances. Standing 6’3″ and weighing a stout...
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