Wil Myers

Wil Myers #4

  • 1B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 3"/205
  • Age: 26

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Wil Myers Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.259 28 94 28 .797

Wil Myers MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.257 55 211 44 .759

Wil Myers Bio

  • Full Name: William Bradford Myers
  • Born: 12/10/1990 in Thomasville, NC
  • Draft: 2009, Kansas City Royals, 3rd rd. (91st overall)
  • High School: Wesleyan Christian Academy, High Point, NC
  • Debut: 6/18/2013
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2016 Stats 599 99 155 28 94 28 .259 .336 .797
MLB Career Stats 1484 226 382 55 211 44 .257 .331 .759
  • Status: Active

Wil Myers Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Padres NL 676 393 89.43 223.28 0.35 8.26 32.66
MLB Avg - - - - 89.57 218.07 1.45 9.97 --
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2016 Padres NL 676 393 89.43 223.28 0.35 8.26 32.66
MLB Avg - - - - 89.57 218.07 1.45 9.97 --

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October 14, 2016 at 6:15 AM ET

Myers collects 28 homers, 28 steals in 2016

Padres first baseman Wil Myers finished 2016 regular season with a .259 record, 28 home runs, 94 RBIs, 99 runs scored and 28 stolen bases.

September 24, 2016 at 2:32 AM ET

Myers homers, plates three, scores twice

Padres first baseman Wil Myers went 2-for-3 with a homer, a walk, two runs scored and three RBIs on Friday vs. the Giants.

Awards

Wil Myers Awards

AL Rookie of the Year

Year Team League
2013 Tampa Bay AL

NL All-Star

Year Team League
2016 San Diego NL

Home Run Derby Participant

Year Team League
2016 San Diego NL

NL Player of the Month

Month Team League
06/2016 San Diego NL

AL Rookie of the Month

Month Team League
09/2013 Tampa Bay AL

MLB Players Choice AL Outstanding Rookie

Year Team League
2013 Tampa Bay AL

Futures Game Selection

Year Team League
2011 NW Arkansas TEX
2012 Omaha PCL

AFL All-Prospect Team

Year Team League
2011 Savannah SAL

AFL Rising Stars

Year Team League
2011 Surprise AFL

Baseball America Minor League Player of the Year

Year Team League
2012 Omaha PCL

Baseball America Minor League All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Wilmington CAR
2012 Omaha PCL

Topps/Minor League Player of the Year

Year Team League
2012 Omaha PCL

USA Today Minor League Player of the Year

Year Team League
2012 Omaha PCL

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Kansas City AL
2012 Kansas City AL

MiLB.com Staff Choice for Best Offensive Player

Year Team League
2012 Omaha PCL

Topps Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Omaha PCL

Baseball America Triple-A All-Star

Year Team League
2013 Omaha PCL

INT Player of the Week

Week Team League
06/03/2013 Durham INT

PCL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Omaha PCL

Triple-A All-Star Game Top Star, PCL

Year Team League
2012 Omaha PCL

PCL Post-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2012 Omaha PCL

Topps PCL Player of the Year

Year Team League
2012 Omaha PCL

TEX Player of the Week

Week Team League
04/30/2012 NW Arkansas TEX

TEX Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2011 NW Arkansas TEX

MID Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Burlington MID

Wil Myers Leaderboards

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2016 28 17th in NL

Runs Batted In

Season RBI Rank
2016 94 13th in NL

Stolen Bases

Season SB Rank
2016 28 10th in NL

Runs Scored

Season R Rank
2016 99 10th in NL

Walks

Season BB Rank
2016 68 18th in NL

Hits

Season H Rank
2016 155 25th in NL

Games Played

Season G Rank
2016 157 10th in NL

At Bats

Season AB Rank
2016 599 7th in NL

Plate Appearances

Season PA Rank
2016 676 10th in NL

Total Bases

Season TB Rank
2016 276 14th in NL

Strikeouts

Season SO Rank
2016 160 6th in NL

Caught Stealing

Season CS Rank
2016 6 21st in NL

Wil Myers Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 4, 2015 San Diego Padres activated 1B Wil Myers from the 60-day disabled list.
September 1, 2015 San Diego Padres sent RF Wil Myers on a rehab assignment to Lake Elsinore Storm.
August 8, 2015 San Diego Padres transferred CF Wil Myers from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Sore left wrist
June 15, 2015 San Diego Padres placed CF Wil Myers on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 14, 2015. Left wrist tendinitis.
June 11, 2015 San Diego Padres activated CF Wil Myers from the 15-day disabled list.
June 7, 2015 San Diego Padres sent OF Wil Myers on a rehab assignment to El Paso Chihuahuas.
May 19, 2015 San Diego Padres placed CF Wil Myers on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 11, 2015. Left wrist tendinitis.
December 19, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays traded CF Wil Myers, C Ryan Hanigan, LHP Jose Castillo and RHP Gerardo Reyes to San Diego Padres for C Rene Rivera, RHP Burch Smith and 1B Jake Bauers.
August 20, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays activated RF Wil Myers from the 60-day disabled list.
August 9, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays sent RF Wil Myers on a rehab assignment to Durham Bulls.
July 24, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays sent RF Wil Myers on a rehab assignment to Durham Bulls.
July 18, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays transferred RF Wil Myers from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Right wrist fracture
June 1, 2014 Tampa Bay Rays placed RF Wil Myers on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to May 31, 2014. Right wrist sprain
June 18, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays selected the contract of RF Wil Myers from Durham Bulls.
March 31, 2013 Wil Myers assigned to Durham Bulls from Montgomery Biscuits.
February 4, 2013 Tampa Bay Rays invited non-roster OF Wil Myers to spring training.
December 9, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays traded RHP James Shields, RHP Wade Davis and Player To Be Named Later to Kansas City Royals for LHP Mike Montgomery, RHP Jake Odorizzi, 3B Patrick Leonard and RF Wil Myers.
December 9, 2012 Wil Myers assigned to Montgomery Biscuits.
December 9, 2012 OF Wil Myers roster status changed by Omaha Storm Chasers.
May 16, 2012 OF Wil Myers assigned to Omaha Storm Chasers from Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
January 25, 2012 Kansas City Royals invited non-roster RF Wil Myers to spring training.
July 11, 2011 Wil Myers roster status changed by Northwest Arkansas Naturals.
July 9, 2011 Northwest Arkansas Naturals placed OF Wil Myers on the temporarily inactive list.
June 5, 2011 Northwest Arkansas Naturals activated OF Wil Myers from the 7-day disabled list.
May 15, 2011 Northwest Arkansas Naturals placed OF Wil Myers on the 7-day disabled list.
March 30, 2011 OF Wil Myers assigned to Northwest Arkansas Naturals from Wilmington Blue Rocks.
March 7, 2011 OF Wil Myers assigned to Kansas City Royals.
July 1, 2010 Wil Myers assigned to Wilmington Blue Rocks from Burlington Bees.
April 5, 2010 Wil Myers assigned to Burlington Bees from Idaho Falls Chukars.
August 25, 2009 Wil Myers assigned to Idaho Falls Chukars from Burlington Royals.
August 18, 2009 Wil Myers assigned to Burlington Royals.
August 17, 2009 Kansas City Royals signed C Wil Myers.

William Bradford Myers Bio Info

William Bradford Myers…committed to the University of South Carolina before signing with the Royals…graduated from Wesleyan Christian Academy in High Point, N.C. in 2009…finished his senior year batting .532 with 14 home runs and 41 RBI and was named the second-best "Pure Hitter" in the 2009 draft by Baseball America…led his squad to the North Carolina state title as a junior in 2008, pitching to a 10-0 record, including the victory in Game 1 of the best-of-three championship series…originally signed by Royals' scout Steve Connelly.

2015

Played in 60 games for the Padres, missing time with two separate stints on the disabled list....Made his second career and second straight Opening Day roster, starting in center field and hitting leadoff Opening Day, 4/6 at LAD...Over his first 32 games he hit .291/.340/.493 (39-134) with five home runs, 19 RBI and 28 runs scored before landing on the 15-day DL on 5/19 (retroactive to 5/11) with left wrist tendinitis… missed 28 games before returning from the DL on 6/11....Over 23 games in the opening month, he hit .286 (28-98) with four home runs, 15 RBI and 21 runs scored, the third-most runs scored in the month of April in franchise history and most since Al Martin scored a franchise-record 25 runs inApril 2000…his 21 runs scored in April were tied for the most in Major League Baseball with St. Louis' Matt Carpenter....At the time his first injury took him down, his 28 runs scored from 4/6-5/10 were most in the Majors while his 39 hits ranked tied for ninth in the Majors and tied for third in the National League....Over a four-game streak from 4/28-5/2 he scored multiple runs in four-straight games, matching the Padres franchise record…fourth time a Padre scored multiple runs in four-straight and first since Damian Jackson in 2001 (4/5-8/01)… only others to do so were Greg Vaughn in 1998 (7/13-17/98) and Bip Roberts in 1990 (9/16-19/90)....Played in three games 6/11-13 before landing back on the 15-day DL on 6/15 (retro to 6/14) with left wrist tendinitis...Underwent surgery on 6/18 to remove a bone spur in his left wrist, performed in Scottsdale, AZ by Dr. Donald Sheridan…transferred to 60-day DL on 8/8....Missed 70 games on the DL a second time before being reinstated from the DL on 9/4....Played in 25 games from 9/4 through the end of the season, hitting .208 (16-77) with three home runs and 10 RBI....Recorded a career-high tying four RBI on 9/14 atARI, sixth four-RBI game of his career and first since 5/4/14 at NYY....Made 56 starts total, with 33 in center field, 19 at first base, three in left field and one in right field…each of his first 28 starts came in center field while 19 of his final 28 starts came at first base...Of his 56 starts, 51 came batting leadoff…in those 51 starts batting leadoff he hit .271/.343/.459 with eight home runs, 29 RBI and 40 runs scored…hit two leadoff home runs, his lone two career leadoff homers, with his first on 4/25 vs. LAD and his second on 9/14 at ARI....Overall on the season hit .350 (14-40) with runners in scoring position, including .348 (8-23) with RISP and two outs.

2014

The reigning American League Rookie of the Year was limited to 87 games due to a right wrist fracture...Was sidelined 70 games from 5/5 - 8/20…started 84 games (76 in RF, eight at DH) and made appearances at first base (two games) and center field (one game)...Made his first Opening Day roster on 3/31 vs. TOR…started in right field and went 3-for-5 with a double and two RBI...Hit everywhere from first to seventh in the starting lineup during the course of the season…hit leadoff twice for the first time in his career on 5/13 at SEA and 5/21 vs. OAK...Logged his third career multi-homer game on 4/19 vs. NYY in what was his 104th career game…since 2000, he is one of four Major League players to total three multi-HR games in his first 104 career games before turning 24 years old, joining Laynce Nix, Brad Miller and Ryan Braun...From 4/28 - 5/15, hit .290/.339/.477 (31-for-107) with eight doubles, four home runs and 16 RBI in 26 games...On 5/4 at NYY, hit a three-run, inside-the-park home run off CC Sabathia…it was the first inside-the-parker in the Majors in 2014...Became the first visiting player with a grand slam and a inside-the-park HR at new Yankee Stadium…the slam came on 6/23/13, also off Sabathia...Began his career with a 13-game hitting streak at Yankee Stadium before going hitless on 9/9…per ELIAS, it was the longest streak in road games against the Yankees to begin a career since WSH Eddie Foster in 1912-13 (17 games) at Hilltop Park and the Polo Grounds...Had a two-RBI sac fly on 9/16 vs. NYY, the first two-run sac fly in Rays history scoring Evan Longoria from third base and James Loney from second base…it was the first two-run sac fly in the Majors since LAA Mike Trout on 8/10/12 vs. SEA.

2013

Named 2013 Jackie Robinson American League
Rookie of the Year by the Baseball Writers'
Association of America, earning 23 of 30 firstplace
votes…he was the third Rays player to
win the award, following Evan Longoria (2008)
and Jeremy Hellickson (2011).
Ê Won the award despite playing only 88 games
after his June 18 call-up…became the first position
player to win AL Rookie of the Year in fewer
than 100 games and the second in major
league history, joining PHI Ryan Howard (2005,
88 games).
Ê Also recognized as AL Rookie of the Year by
Sporting News, AL Outstanding Rookie in
the Players Choice Awards, Rays Oustanding
Rookie by the Tampa Bay chapter of the
BBWAA and was named to Topps All-Rookie
Team.
Ê Led AL rookies in RBI (53), go-ahead RBI (15),
doubles (23), extra-base hits (36), on-base percentage
(.354) and slugging percentage (.478)
and tied LAA J.B. Shuck for first in total bases
(160)…became the first player to lead AL rookies
in RBI in less than 90 games since DET
Hoot Evers in 1946 (33 RBI in 81 games).
Ê After his June 18 call-up, led the team in doubles,
RBI, runs scored (50), OBP (.354) and
SLG…the Rays went 56-38 (.596) after his callup,
compared to 36-33 (.522) before it.
Ê Became just the fifth rookie in the 2000s to
lead a postseason-bound team in batting (.294)
after the All-Star break…joined OAK Yoenis
2013 A.L. JACKIE ROBINSON
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR BALLOTING
1ST 2ND 3RD PTS
Wil Myers, TB 23 5 1 131
Jose Iglesias, BOS/DET 5 17 4 80
Chris Archer, TB 1 5 15 35
Dan Straily, OAK 1 2 4 15
J.B. Shuck, LAA 1 1 4
Cody Allen, CLE 2 2
Martin Perez, TEX 2 2
David Lough, KC 1 1
2014 TAMPA BAY RAYS MEDIA GUIDE
40-MAN ROSTER › WIL MYERS
154
Cespedes in 2012, STL Albert Pujols and SEA
Ichiro Suzuki in 2001 and SEA Carlos Guillen
in 2000.
Ê During the Rays 23-4 run from June 29-July 30,
he led the team with a .351 (33-for-94) average
and 18 RBI.
Ê During the Rays season-ending 14-5 surge, he
hit .310 (22-for-71) with 10 2B, 2 HR and 11 RBI.
Ê Made 68 starts in right field and DH'd 11 times…
also started 6 games in center field in August
when Desmond Jennings was on the DL.
Ê Had 2 multi-homer games: July 28 at NYY and
Sep 4 at LAA…in the latter game, he became
the first major league rookie to hit 2 HR accounting
for all his team's runs in a victory
since PIT Garrett Jones on July 17, 2009 vs. SF,
and the first rookie in Rays history to do so…
Rays won 3-1…joined Evan Longoria as the only
Rays to have multiple 2-HR games as a rookie.
Ê Hit 3 HR in 12 games at Yankee Stadium, the
first visiting player to hit 3 HR there in his rookie
season since CWS Chris Singleton in 1999.
Ê His first major league home run was a grand
slam off CC Sabathia on June 23…it made Wil
(22 years, 194 days) the fourth-youngest visiting
player to hit a grand slam at Yankee
Stadium (new or original) and the youngest
since SEA Ken Griffey Jr. in 1991…also became:
n The fourth visiting player all-time to hit a
grand slam at Yankee Stadium (new or original)
for his first major league home run, first
since DET Ricky Peters on May 27, 1980…
the others were both pitchers: WAS Camilo
Pascual on Aug 14, 1960 and DET Zeb Eaton
on July 15, 1945.
n The fifth player all-time whose first career
home run was a grand slam off a Cy Young
Award winner…oddly, three of the previous
four were pitchers: MIN Danny Valencia
(July 26, 2010 at KC off Zack Greinke), SEA
Felix Hernandez (June 23, 2008 at NYM off
Johan Santana), CHC Burt Hooton (Sep 16,
1972 at NYM off Tom Seaver) and WAS
Camilo Pascual (Aug 14, 1960 at NYY off Bob
Turley).
n The first visiting rookie to hit a grand slam
at Yankee Stadium (new or original) since
SEA Carlos Guillen on Aug 7, 2000, and the
first visiting rookie to have 3 hits and a
grand slam at Yankee Stadium since CLE
Enrique Wilson on Sep 21, 1998.
Ê Homered on June 24 off TOR Esmil Rogers,
a 422-foot blast to CF, to become the third
in Rays history to homer in his first career
plate app at Tropicana Field…he joined Terry
Shumpert (March 31, 2003 vs. BOS) and Joe
Dillon (May 30, 2009 vs. MIN)…it was the middle
of back-to-back-to-back homers with
James Loney and Sam Fuld, the second occurrence
in franchise history.
Ê In his 24 games in AL East road parks, batted
.351 (34-for-97) with 5 HR and 22 RBI.
Ê Combined for 27 HR, 110 RBI and 36 2B between
the majors and Durham in 152 games.
Ê Entered 2013 rated by Baseball America as
the No. 1 prospect, Best Power Hitter and Best
Hitter for Average in the Rays system…also
ranked the No. 4 prospect in the minor leagues
by MLB.com

2012

Acquired from the Kansas City Royals on Dec 9, 2012, as part of a seven-player trade that sent pitchers James Shields, Wade Davis and a player to be named later (INF Elliot Johnson) to the Royals for Myers and three other prospects... In 2012, became the third player ever to win the Baseball America, USA Today and Topps Minor League Player of the Year awards in the same season, joining Andruw Jones (1996) and Josh Beckett (2001)... His 37 home runs between Double-A Northwest Arkansas and Triple-A Omaha were the 2nd most in minor league baseball, 1 shy of 26-year-old Darin Ruf, who hit 38 for Double-A Reading (Phillies)…his 313 total bases led all minor leaguers and his 109 RBI ranked 4th...his .987 OPS was 5th among full-season minor leaguers…he was one of six minor leaguers with a .600 or better slugging pct... According to Baseball America, became one of 10 minor leaguers in the past 50 years to hit 35 or more home runs above Class-A before turning 22…only two others matched or exceeded his 37 HR: Arlo Engel (41 for Double-A El Paso in 1963) and Paul Konerko (37 for Triple-A Albuquerque in 1997)…his 37 HR were 29 more than he hit in 2011 and 23 more than he had ever hit in any of his previous three minor league seasons... Made a total of 83 starts in CF, 18 in RF and 15 at 3B... Was the second-youngest regular in the Pacific Coast League, trailing only Seattle shortstop prospect Nick Franklin (who was transferred from Double-A Jackson to Triple-A Tacoma on June 20)... Collected 2 hits and drove in 3 runs for the U.S. squad at the Futures Game in Kansas City on July 8, his second straight Futures Game appearance…three days later was selected the "Star of Stars" for the Pacific Coast League in the Triple-A All-Star Game after recording 2 hits, including a double, with 1 RBI.

2011 Wil spent the entire season with Northwest Arkansas (AA)...missed significant time with a serious laceration on his knee and a subsequent infection ...Followed up his campaign as one of the best hitters in the Arizona Fall League, batting .360 (31-for-86) with 5 doubles, 5 triples, 4 home runs, 18 RBI and 24 runs scored in 23 games for Surprise...finished second in the league in on-base pct. (.481), third in slugging (.674) and third in OPS (1.156)...his 20 walks tied for the league lead.