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Wil Myers

27-Year-Old First Baseman – San Diego Padres

2018 Stats

AVG

.333

HR

1

RBI

3

R

5

SB

1

2018 Preseason Projections

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2018 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Myers really didn't get worse in 2017, the Padres did. He repeated his 2016 power breakout, but his run and RBI totals fell because the San Diego lineup was simply not good. Myers lost a bit in battin...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 205   DOB: 12/10/1990   BORN: Thomasville, NC   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Wil Myers Contract Information:

Signed a six-year, $83 million deal with the Padres in January 2017.

April 25, 2018  –  Wil Myers News

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Myers went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in Wednesday's 5-2 loss to the Rockies.

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Wil Myers Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2009 18 R IDA 18 79 68 18 29 12 7 1 4 14 2 0 9 15 0 2 0 .426 .488 .735 1.223
2009 18 R BUR 4 16 16 1 2 2 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 .125 .125 .438 .563
2010 19 A WIL 58 247 205 28 71 24 18 2 4 39 2 3 37 39 0 1 4 .346 .453 .512 .965
2010 19 A BUR 68 294 242 42 70 30 19 1 10 45 10 3 48 55 0 2 2 .289 .408 .500 .908
2011 20 AA NOR 99 416 354 50 90 32 23 1 8 49 9 2 52 87 2 4 4 .254 .353 .393 .746
2012 21 AA NOR 35 152 134 32 46 25 11 1 13 30 4 1 16 42 0 1 1 .343 .414 .731 1.145
2012 21 AAA OMA 99 439 388 66 118 44 15 5 24 79 2 2 45 98 0 3 3 .304 .378 .554 .932
2013 22 AAA DUR 64 289 252 44 72 29 13 2 14 57 7 1 29 71 0 6 2 .286 .356 .520 .876
2013 22 MAJ TB 88 373 335 50 98 36 23 0 13 53 5 2 33 91 0 4 1 .293 .354 .478 .832
2014 23 AAA DUR 7 31 24 3 6 3 1 0 2 6 3 0 7 7 0 0 0 .250 .419 .542 .961
2014 23 MAJ TB 87 361 325 37 72 20 14 0 6 35 6 1 34 90 0 2 0 .222 .294 .320 .614
2015 24 A+ LAK 3 12 9 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 .222 .417 .333 .750
2015 24 AAA EL 3 15 15 4 5 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 .333 .333 .533 .866
2015 24 MAJ SD 60 253 225 40 57 22 13 1 8 29 5 2 27 55 0 0 1 .253 .336 .427 .763
2016 25 MAJ SD 157 676 599 99 155 61 29 4 28 94 28 6 68 160 0 5 4 .259 .336 .461 .797
2017 26 MAJ SD 155 649 567 80 138 62 29 3 30 74 20 6 70 180 0 7 5 .243 .328 .464 .792
2018 27 A+ LAK 3 12 11 2 2 2 0 0 2 3 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 .182 .250 .727 .977
2018 27 MAJ SD 8 33 33 5 11 4 3 0 1 3 1 0 0 7 0 0 0 .333 .333 .515 .848
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3-Year Averages     124 525 463 73 116 47 23 2 22 65 17 4 55 131 0 4 3 .251 .331 .451 .783
Career  (View All)     555 2,345 2,084 311 531 205 111 8 86 288 65 17 232 583 0 18 11 .255 .330 .440 .770

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Wil Myers Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 25 @Col 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .515 .848
Apr. 24 @Col 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .310 .310 .483 .793
Apr. 23 @Col 6 1 4 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .346 .346 .538 .884
Apr. 22 @Ari 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .400 .650
Apr. 21 @Ari Did not play.
Apr. 20 @Ari 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .313 .313 .500 .813
Apr. 18 LAD Did not play.
Apr. 17 LAD Did not play.
Apr. 16 LAD Did not play.
Apr. 15 SF Did not play.
Apr. 14 SF Did not play.
Apr. 13 SF Did not play.
Apr. 12 SF Did not play.
Apr. 11 @Col Did not play.
Apr. 10 @Col Did not play.
Apr. 9 @Col Did not play.
Apr. 8 @Hou Did not play.
Apr. 7 @Hou Did not play.
Apr. 6 @Hou Did not play.
Apr. 5 Col Did not play.
Apr. 4 Col Did not play.
Apr. 3 Col Did not play.
Apr. 2 Col 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .500 .750
Mar. 31 Mil Did not play.
Mar. 30 Mil 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .222 .222 .444
Mar. 29 Mil 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000
Last 7 Games 21 4 8 3 0 0 2 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 .381 .381 .524 .905
Last 14 Games 21 4 8 3 0 0 2 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 .381 .381 .524 .905
Last 30 Games 33 5 11 3 0 1 3 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 .333 .333 .515 .848
Wil Myers Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 19 Rancho Cuca 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 1.000 1.250
Apr. 18 Inland Empr 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 1.000 1.250
Apr. 17 Inland Empr 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .000 .250 .000 .250
Last 7 Days 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 1.000 1.250
Last 14 Days 11 2 2 0 0 2 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 .182 .250 .727 .977
Last 30 Days 11 2 2 0 0 2 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 .182 .250 .727 .977

Wil Myers: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 1 7 7
2017 154 1 1
2016 149 1 10 3 7
2015 22 42 4 38 2
2014 2 78 1 78 9
2013 77 8 72 11

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Wil Myers: Minor League Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2018 2

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Wil Myers Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201871000.143.143.286
2017145277126.234.441.790
2016142218227.261.465.814

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018264131.385.6151.000
201742253236214.246.472.792
201645778207221.258.460.791

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018121110.250.500.750
20172683882711.246.403.738
201630460185817.306.569.954

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2018214021.381.524.905
20172994222479.241.518.840
201629539103611.210.349.633
Wil Myers vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Wil Myers Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2009 18 R IDA 79 68 11.4% 19% 0.60 78% .490 .309
2009 18 R BUR 16 16 0% 18.8% 0.00 81% .083 .313
2010 19 A WIL 247 205 15% 15.8% 0.95 81% .411 .166
2010 19 A BUR 294 242 16.3% 18.7% 0.87 77% .335 .211
2011 20 AA NOR 416 354 12.5% 20.9% 0.60 75% .312 .139
2012 21 AA NOR 152 134 10.5% 27.6% 0.38 69% .413 .388
2012 21 AAA OMA 439 388 10.3% 22.3% 0.46 75% .349 .250
2013 22 AAA DUR 289 252 10% 24.6% 0.41 72% .335 .234
2013 22 MAJ TB 373 335 8.8% 24.4% 0.36 73% .362 .185
2014 23 AAA DUR 31 24 22.6% 22.6% 1.00 71% .267 .292
2014 23 MAJ TB 361 325 9.4% 24.9% 0.38 72% .286 .098
2015 24 A+ LAK 12 9 16.7% 16.7% 1.00 78% .286 .111
2015 24 AAA EL 15 15 0% 13.3% 0.00 87% .333 .200
2015 24 MAJ SD 253 225 10.7% 21.7% 0.49 76% .302 .174
2016 25 MAJ SD 676 599 10.1% 23.7% 0.43 73% .305 .202
2017 26 MAJ SD 649 567 10.8% 27.7% 0.39 68% .297 .221
2018 27 A+ LAK 12 11 8.3% 25% 0.33 73% .000 .545
2018 27 MAJ SD 33 33 0% 21.2% 0.00 79% .400 .182
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3-Year Averages     525 463 10.5% 25% 0.42 72% .299 .200
Career     2,345 2,084 9.9% 24.9% 0.40 72% .311 .185

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Wil Myers Defensive Stats

DRS Breakdown
Pos Year Inn DRS (?) Pos Rank Range & Pos (?) OF Arm (?) GFP/DME (?) GDP (?) Bunts (?) Catcher SB (?) Pitcher SB (?) Adj ERA (?) Strike Zone(?)
1B 2015 165 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 1294 8 4 6 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
2017 1333 1 20 -1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
2018 8 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2B 2017 0.3 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3B 2016 1 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
LF 2015 27.7 1 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 8 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CF 2015 298.7 -7 - -5 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
RF 2015 2.3 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 47 -1 - -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2018 55 2 9 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2018 Stat Review for Wil Myers    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.00 BB/K
TERRIBLE
0.0% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
21.2% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.848 OPS
GREAT
.333 OBP
AVERAGE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.333 AVG
ELITE
.400 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.515 SLG
GREAT
.182 ISO
GOOD

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Wil Myers: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Myers went 4-for-6 with a pair of doubles, two RBI, a stolen base and a run scored in Monday's 13-5 win over the Rockies.

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Myers is not in the lineup Saturday against Arizona.

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Myers (arm) was activated from the disabled list Friday.

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Myers (arm) will play in another minor-league rehab game with High-A Lake Elsinore on Thursday before rejoining the Padres over the weekend, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.

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Myers (arm) will begin a two-game rehab assignment at High-A Lake Elsinore on Tuesday, Kevin Acee of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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Myers (arm) threw Saturday for the first time since landing on the disabled list, AJ Cassavell of MLB.com reports.

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Myers (arm) hit in the batting cage at "full intensity" Friday, Jeff Sanders of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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Myers (arm) hit off a tee Thursday and could return sometime next week, Kevin Acee of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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Myers (arm) is eligible to return from the disabled list Friday but will be out at least a little longer than that, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2018

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2017

Myers played a career-high 157 games, after two injury-plagued seasons in 2014 and 2015 when he logged just 147 games combined, and the results were better than perhaps anyone could have imagined. Narrowly missing the 30-homer, 30-steal club, and falling just short of 100 runs scored and 100 RBI, Myers was a profitable piece for fantasy owners in 2016, while serving as the Padres' best offensive player. Of some concern, however, is that he faded in the second half. Myers hit 19 of his 28 homers in his first 87 games, while hitting nine in his last 70 contests, and his strikeout rate jumped from 20.6 percent in the first half to 27.6 percent in the second half, while his OPS fell from .873 to .697. Overall, Myers displayed improved skills in many facets, using the opposite field more frequently, and posting a career-low 8.0 percent swinging-strike rate that bodes well for his chances of maintaining something more in line with his first-half strikeout rate going forward, and the Padres' aggressive tendencies on the basepaths seem unlikely to change this season.

2016

Myers dealt with a wrist injury for most of the 2015 season and it ended up limiting him to just 60 games, leaving his three-year career high in games played at 88. Myers was an above-average hitter when healthy, as he recorded 22 extra-base hits (eight home runs) and a .253/.336/.427 batting line, solidly above league average given his home field of Petco Park. But the breakout we’re waiting for from Myers has yet to show up. The former top prospect is just 25, however, and his 37-homer season in the minor leagues came just four years ago. The wrist injury will be the main question for his 2016 season. Will he be able to say on the field? And if so, will the wrist injury sap his power? Myers isn’t a contact hitter — he has struck out at least 20 percent of the time in every season of his career — so he needs to hit for big power to live up to his top prospect billing.

2015

The theory of the sophomore slump has mostly been disproven, but Myers tried his best to undo all of that research in 2014. His season was cut short by an injury after he collided with Desmond Jennings in the outfield, but he was not exactly setting the world on fire before the injury. He spent most of the season chasing pitches up and chasing ones away while trying to hit everything 500 feet. Most of his plate appearances resembled those of someone who had done little homework and was just relying on natural talent. He admitted later in the season that perhaps he took too much for granted after his successful minor league career and AL Rookie of the Year campaign in 2013. Hopefully a re-dedication to his career will get him back to the guy we saw in 2013 because those skills are all there. He will look to get back on track in Year 3 with San Diego, after the Rays traded him to the Padres as part of a blockbuster deal in December.

2014

After starting the year with Triple-A Durham, Myers made his much-anticipated debut in the middle of June and the slugging began. An elite prospect acquired in the offseason trade of James Shields to the Royals, he helped lead the Tampa Bay offense to the postseason en route to the AL Rookie of the Year Award. After his call to the majors, the Rays put together a 52-36 record in games in which he appeared. In those 88 games, he hit .293/.354/.478 with 13 homers, 23 doubles and 53 RBI. He hit all over the batting order from second through sixth with the Rays shuffling lineups and matchups. He still has a slight tendency to strike out, with 93 on the year with the Rays, but his aggressiveness swinging at the first pitch shows as a useful tool, as eight of his 13 long balls came on first-pitch swings. Myers and teammate Evan Longoria will be fixtures in the middle of the order in Tampa Bay for a long time and he will quickly be establishing his spot as one of the better power-hitting corner outfielders in all of baseball.

2013

With a number of 2012 Minor League Player of the Year trophies on his mantle, Myers enters this season with enormous expectations. The 22-year-old left-handed slugger opened the year at Double-A Northwest Arkansas, but found himself quickly promoted after opening the year with a .351/.421/.739 line, 11 doubles, 13 home runs and an eye-popping .388 ISO over 135 at-bats. His move to Triple-A produced similar results as he went on to hit .304 with another 24 home runs all while maintaining a walk rate above 10 percent. His aggressiveness at the plate still causes him to strikeout a little too often (140 times in 134 games), but it is also that type of drive that allows him to hit with such power. Traded to Tampa Bay in a blockbuster deal in December, it's only a matter of time before he's given a chance to lock down a place in the heart of the Rays' batting order as the team's everyday right fielder.

2012

At 21, Myers is among the top prospects in not only the Royals system, but in the entire American League. At Double-A Northwest Arkansas he hit .254/.353/.393 with eight home runs and nine stolen bases. While that might not sound like much, it should be noted that Myers was making a defensive switch from catcher to outfielder and dealing with an infection in his knee early in the season. His lack of power is a bit of a concern, but he's still young with time to grow into his body. Owners would be wise to track his progress in the minors as a promotion may come as soon as late 2012.

2011

Myers has had no problem adjusting to minor league pitching out of high school and looks to be an excellent hitting prospect. He just needs to progress in his defensive game behind the plate. If he's able to put that part of his game on par with his bat, he could be looking at a 2012 callup. With Myers, the bat is good enough that the Royals will move him out from behind the plate if needed. Invest now if he's still available in your keeper league.