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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Wil Myers finally seems to be getting on track. He went 6-for-9 with seven RBIs in Friday and Saturday night's games. Prior to that, he had just four RBIs.
Rays outfielder Wil Myers is starting to heat up at the plate, according to MLB.com.
Myers went 6 for 9 Friday and Saturday, which has been a strong contrast to how he performed earlier in the year. "I'm not there yet, but it's a lot better," Myers said. Manager Joe Maddon agreed, saying Myers was more confident at the plate. "His confidence is being picked up, right now, because of those performances -- and you're seeing the ball going up and not rolling over," Maddon said.
Myers is hitting .262 in 61 at-bats.
Myers picked up three hits -- including two long balls -- for the second night in the row in Saturday's 16-1 explosion against the Yankees. He finished the game with three runs and four RBI.
Spin: Myers has gone off in the last two games, going 6-for-9 with seven steaks. The two taters were his first and second on the season, so maybe the floodgates are primed to open now that he's gotten the homer monkey off his back. The sophomore outfielder now has 11 RBI, five runs and a .262 average in 61 at-bats this season.