Originally posted on The Bay Cave  |  Last updated 6/18/13
Well, Wil Myers made his debut for the Rays Tuesday. Unfortunately, his bat did not. In a doubleheader in Boston against the Red Sox, the young rookie did not provide much offensive help. In the first game at Fenway, Wil Myers went 0-4 with one strikeout. In Game 2, he went 1-3 with a single. In his first two games at Durham, he went 3-8. A jump from the minors to the majors is not a simple transition for many ball players. However, many were expecting Myers to be a difference maker right away. He will come around but just like others, he needs time. And Tuesday provided just his first seven at-bats in the big leagues. Rays lost by a score of 5-1 in Game 1 and 3-1 in Game 2. Wil Myers and the Rays will have another shot at Boston Wednesday before heading to New York for four games against the Yankees.
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