• Rays opt to call up highly touted OF Myers

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jun 16, 2013
    Myers will probably make his home debut in the final week of June after the Rays play seven games at Boston and New York. In short, the Rays felt the time was right. The Rays wisely held off on that decision, though, and then watched on as Myers got off to a relatively sluggish start .263/.344/.441 with seven home runs through May 28. "It's something that we've been deliberating for a while, and his recent hot streak certainly accelerated the conversations," said Rays executive vice president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman. "He's going to play in the outfield and we'll probably hit him lower in the batting order to begin, just to take a little pressure off of him," Maddon said.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Rays call on the future, promote top prospect Wil Myers to big leagues

      After days of speculation, the Tampa Bay Rays finally made it official on Sunday when they announced that top prospect Wil Myers has been promoted to the big league roster. He'll be in uniform and ready to go when the Rays visit Fenway Park for a day-ni…
      Sources: yahoo.com MLB.com

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