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Rays have odd Wil Myers giveaway planned

On Sunday, the Rays are giving away a Wil Myers bike horn to kids 14 and under. And quite frankly, it’s terrifying. What, you ask? Head-on view of the #Rays @wilmyers bike horn to be given away Sunday. — Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) July 30, 2014 Here's what that #Rays @wilmyers bike horn looks like from the side. Nice hair, right?
Via The Outside Corner
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jake Odorizzi and the 2014 Value of the Trade

When the Royals and Rays matched up on the big James Shields/Wil Myers (and others) trade in the winter of 2012-13, the judgement from the baseball community was swift and decisive. It wasn’t necessarily that you couldn’t trade a budding star like Myers away under any circumstances; after all, plenty of people liked the Jeff Samardzija / […]
Via Fangraphs
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Wil Myers, Joel Peralta, Jerry Sands

Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Wil Myers has begun swinging for the first time since fracturing his right wrist on May 30. He has hit off a tee using a fungo bat, a normal bat, and a Shelty stick. Live batting practice should occur within the coming week. In addition, Joel Paralta (illness) is also recovering well, but Jerry Sands (wrist) is out for the season. Here are the latest...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays have sights set on solid second half

In their first meeting of 2014, the Tampa Bay Rays entered their game versus the St Louis Cardinals mired in a near-epic run of failure with just one victory in their last 14 contests, and after losing 1-0 to the NL Central powers, the folks at Tropicana Field watched their collapsing club fall to 18-games under .500. But on Wednesday, the red-hot Rays returned the favor with a 3...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Wil Myers transferred to 60-day DL

The Tampa Bay Rays enter a weekend series against the Minnesota Twins to begin the second half of the season. At 44-53, the Rays are nine and a half games out in the American League East. The Rays have struggled at times offensively, ranked 19th in the Major Leagues in runs scored. One player that has struggled is second year outfielder Wil Myers, who has been out with a wrist...
Via MLB Injury News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays lose tenth straight

The Tampa Bay Rays lost their tenth consecutive game on Thursday to the Miami Marlins. That ties this season’s record for longest losing streak set by the Boston Red Sox last month. The Rays have been swept by the Toronto Blue Jays, the Red Sox, and most recently the Marlins in their last three series. The Rays’ record is now 23-38, which makes them the worst team in baseball...
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays notes: Wil Myers prepares for 'difficult' absence from lineup

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Wil Myers stood with a blue cast near the home dugout Wednesday at Tropicana Field, a rare and awkward experience for him. The young rightfielder talked about how a stress fracture in his right wrist sustained last Friday in Boston was the first baseball-related injury of his life. He'll be out at least two months, a significant chunk of his second major...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays: Grading the first third of the season

Nothing has gone right for the Tampa Bay Rays in the 2014 season. This is a team that was predicted to not only have a good shot at making the playoffs, but to be one of the strongest and most balanced teams in the majors. At the end of Spring Training, Rays’ fans were looking at one of the best rotations in the league, a deep bullpen with an All-Star closer, and a solid lineup...
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays' Wil Myers out of lineup against Red Sox

BOSTON -- Tampa Bay right fielder Wil Myers is out of Saturday night's starting lineup for the game against the Red Sox with a hand injury suffered on the final play one night earlier. Myers took a hard fall after center fielder Desmond Jennings slid under him and the two collided when they two attempted to catch A.J. Pierzynski's game-ending RBI triple in right-center. The...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wil Myers hits three-run, inside-the-park HR

Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Wil Myers did something that is very hard to accomplish in baseball. In the top of the 3rd inning of today’s game between the Rays and the New York Yankees, Myers took advantage of Yanks pitcher CC Sabathia’s early season struggles. With runners on 1st and 2nd and one out, the Rays outfielder hit a deep ball to right center, missing a out of the park...
Via Reading Between The Seams
May 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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