Originally posted on Mets Merized Online  |  Last updated 9/22/13
I was scanning through my channels last night and with nothing on turned to the MLB Network where they were doing highlights of all the teams that were in the hunt for a Wild Card. They showed highlights of Tampa Bay’s 5-1 win over Baltimore to grab one of the Wild Card spots. I was half asleep when I was jolted to attention after I heard one of the hosts say that Wil Myers was literally carrying the Rays on his back during the month of September. Wait, who? Wil Myers? Where do I know that name from? They did a little profile on him and showed a clip of Myers getting cheered by Royals fans when the Rays went to Kansas City last month to play a make-up game. It was Myers’ first appearance in Kauffman Stadium since he was traded to Tampa Bay last offseason. It looked like they were having Banner Day in the stands as there were signs for Myers everywhere, some of them read “Wil the Thrill.” Damn, what a cool nickname – apologies to Will Clark. As most of you may remember, the Mets want...
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