• Top prospect Myers gets invite to Rays camp

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Feb 5, 2013
    The Rays' relative lack of top hitting talent makes Myers, MLB.com's No. 4 prospect, the most interesting addition. Heralded prospect Wil Myers is among seven minor leaguers the Tampa Bay Rays have invited to major league spring training this month. PETERSBURG –- Outfielder Wil Myers, recently acquired from the Royals, is one of seven Minor League players the Rays invited to Major League Spring Training. He enters 2013 rated the No. 4 prospect overall in the Minor Leagues by MLB.com and joined the Rays in the deal that sent James Shields and Wade Davis to the Royals. The Rays also invited first baseman-outfielder Leslie Anderson, infielder Cole Figueroa, right-handed pitchers Matt Nevarez and Jim Paduch and left-handed relievers Jim Patterson and Neil Schenk to big league camp. After the season, he became the third player to win the Baseball America, USA Today and Topps Minor League Baseball Player of the Year Awards, joining Andruw Jones and Josh Beckett as the only players to take home all three honors.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Rays boast one of MLB's top Minor League systems

      The Rays have had a wealth of Minor Legue talent for the past few years, and the team added to that depth with a blockbuster trade for top prospect Wil Myers, among others.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Rays invite seven Minor Leaguers to big league camp

      The Rays invited seven Minor League prospects to big league Spring Training, most notably outfielder Wil Myers, who was acquired in an offseason trade with Kansas City.
      Source: MLB.com

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