banner
Bulls

Wil Myers to begin rehab assignment with Durham Bulls Saturday

Posted August 8, 2014

— Reigning American League Rookie of the Year and Thomasville, NC native Wil Myers is scheduled to begin a rehab assignment with the Durham Bulls Saturday, the Tampa Bay Rays announced Friday. Myers will DH for the Bulls as the Bulls continue their home series with the Buffalo Bisons.

The 23-year-old graduate of Wesleyan Christian Academy in High Point, NC has been sidelined with a right wrist fracture since May 30. Prior to his injury, the former Durham Bull was hitting .227 with five home runs and 25 RBIs in 57 games for the Rays this season.

Myers began the 2013 season – his first season in the Tampa Bay system – with the Bulls, hitting .286 with 14 homers and 57 RBIs. After his promotion to Tampa Bay on June 18, the former third-round draft pick went on to hit another 13 homers and drive in 53 to accompany a .293 batting average en route to earning the AL Rookie of the Year award, receiving 23-of-30 first-place votes. He becomes the fourth Major Leaguer to rehab with Durham this season, joining RHP Juan Carlos Oviedo, OF Brandon Guyer and RHP Jeremy Hellickson.

Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in 2009, he was traded to the Rays with RHP Jake Odorizzi, LHP Mike Montgomery and INF Patrick Leonard in exchange for RHP James Shields, RHP Wade Davis and INF Elliot Johnson in December of 2012.

The Bulls continue their series against the Buffalo Bisons Saturday night at the DBAP at 7:05 p.m. 

Comments

Please to add a comment.

Oldest First
View all
  • ACC: Wake Forest at Duke

    Wednesday at 8:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • ACC: Syracuse at NC State

    Saturday at 12:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • ACC: Virginia at Syracuse

    Tomorrow at 7:00 pm on 620am

  • NHL Hurricanes at Chicago

    Tomorrow at 8:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • ACC: NC State at Clemson

    Tuesday at 9:00 pm on WRAL-FM

Scoreboard
Local
6:00pm Tonight
ORL
CHA
Final
PHI 2
UTA 6
 
Final
CHI 86
LAC 96
2nd
HOU 34
CLE 38
 
6:00pm Tonight
ORL
CHA
6:00pm Tonight
BOS
GSW
6:00pm Tonight
IND
PHI
6:00pm Tonight
SAC
POR
6:30pm Tonight
LAL
OKC
8:00pm Tonight
DEN
NOP
Final
NIAG 57
FAIR 56
 
Final
PETE 68
IONA 60
 
Final
RIDE 59
MAR 49
 
Final
MAN 69
QUIN 65
 
2nd
UCONN 73
SMU 67
 
2nd
CAL 36
ORST 40
 
2nd
HOU 46
SFLA 31
 
Half
PROV 40
MARQ 29
 
1st
WISC 4
MSU 0
 
4:30pm Today
MON
SIENA
 
6:30pm Tonight
WAKE
PITT
7:00pm Tonight
STAN
OREG
7:30pm Tonight
OSU
PURD
8:30pm Tonight
COL
ARST
9:30pm Tonight
UCLA
WASU
1st
WIN 0
LOS 0
 
5:00pm Tonight
PIT
CLB
5:00pm Tonight
FLA
TAM
7:00pm Tonight
WAS
TOR
8:00pm Tonight
DAL
ANA
9:30pm Tonight
VAN
STL