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Rays Deal A Myers Lemon For Prospect Lemonade

It's beginning to feel like it's not an offseason without a trade of Wil Myers. In three short years, he's gone from the Royals to the Rays and now on to the Padres. Only place he can go from the Padres is the Tokyo Yakult Swallows. They would hope Myers could carry them against their most hated rivals, the Yakuza Spits. The Miller Lite-inspired commercials between the Spits...
Via Razzball
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Padres Acquire Wil Myers in Massive Three-Team Deal

In what can be defined as a confusing three-team swap, multiple reports now suggest that the San Diego Padres have acquired young outfielder Wil Myers from the Tampa Bay Rays in a trade that also involves an extremely active Washington Nationals club. ESPN’s Jim Bowden, who was the first to report that the deal was complete, provided a synopsis of the parameters.  In addition...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wil Myers headlines blockbuster 11-player trade between Padres, Rays and Nationals

On Tuesday evening, the Padres and Rays put baseball insiders, analysts and fans on high alert with rumblings of a trade involving Tampa Bay outfielder Wil Myers going to San Diego. Though reports had the deal as close to happening, there were warnings of caution that the trade could take a while to complete because so many players were involved. So we went to bed on Tuesday night...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Down the Prospects in the Wil Myers Trade

The days-rumored mega deal has happened and I’m here to break down all the prospects.  I’ve put them in order of preference, though the top two prospects have the same grade, so you could flip-flop them if you prefer the instant impact of Souza over the positional scarcity of Turner. Trea Turner, SS, Washington Nationals […]
Via Fangraphs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wil Myers: Padres, Rays, Nationals agree on blockbuster trade

For a little more than 24 hours we had been hearing that a trade that would send outfielder Wil Myers from the Tampa Bay Rays to the San Diego Padres was “close,” now we have been told the deal has been consummated (ESPN’s Jim Bowden now confirms it). The deal also involves the Washington Nationals and includes a whopping 11 players. The deal is contingent on everyone passing...
Via Rumors and Rants
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wil Myers Reportedly Heading to San Diego

Just two years after getting shipped out of Kansas City, Wil Myers is reportedly on the move again. This time, he’s going to San Diego in a fascinating three way trade that looks to create more questions than it answers. First, the most updated details, as we know them, via Mark Topkin. Hearing #Rays are […]
Via Fangraphs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Tampa's Wil Myers May Be Out Of AL East Soon

(Associated Press)Rumors are percolating that a three-team trade involving former Rookie Of The Year Wil Myers may be in the works. The latest scenario has Myers going to Seattle, pitching phenom Taijuan Walker going from the Mariners to the Padres and catching prospect Austin Hedges heading to the Rays. This would move Myers out of the ALEast and—seemingly—make the Rays an even...
Via FenwayNation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wildly Speculating on a Wil Myers Trade

If you haven’t been on Twitter tonight, you’ve missed a series of pretty fascinating rumors. According to various reports — most easily summed up over at MLBTradeRumors — the Rays are working on a trade with the Padres that would send Wil Myers to San Diego. The likely return is not yet known, nor is […]
Via Fangraphs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Padres, Rays talking Wil Myers trade

The San Diego Padres have made a significant splash this winter in acquiring Matt Kemp from the Dodgers, and they’ve sniffed around some other bats (Yasmany Tomas, Justin Upton, Pablo Sandova) as well. But San Diego’s latest potential venture in the trade market is one that I don’t think anyone saw coming – the team is reportedly discussing a blockbuster trade with the Tampa...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Player Profile #183: Wil Myers | OF | TB

Formula-based projection systems are great for two major reasons: They remove emotion from the equation Typically they’re built on what has happened, which does a good job of telling us about what will happen Unfortunately, I find there there are two major situations in which formula-based projection systems often fall short: Projecting prospects or young players with little...
Via Baseball Professor
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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