Rays prospect Wil Myers was pulled from a game Thursday at Triple-A Durham with a right foot contusion. Myers fouled a ball off his foot and is considered day-to-day. [...]
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"Part of it is, he doesn't mind," manager Joe Maddon said. "You've got young players who really don't mind doing that. Just the mental part helps. They're not fighting it. They still would do it anyway, but the acceptance and willingness to do it helps somewhat."
Myers still has a ways to go with his defense, but the team continues to drill him and look for improvement.
"We're doing a lot of work [with Myers in the field]," Maddon said. "Drill work during camp, and he's already started to make some pretty good adjustments, I think."
Myers was named the AL Rookie of the Year last season after hitting .293/.354/.478 with 13 homers, 53 RBI and five stolen bases over 335 at-bats.