MASTER NOTES: Who is the real Wil Myers?

Shortly before Wil Myers was called up to Tampa in mid-June, a look at our Playerlink page showed a rather uninspiring projection:

157 AB, 4 HR, 19 RBI, 2 SB, .244 BA.

In terms of dollar values, practically the definition of a replacement-level player. We raised the playing time element of the projection when he got called up, but the underlying skills projected to be unimpressive.

Myers has outperformed that projection with ease:

139 AB, 7 HR, 27 RBI, 5 SB, .331 BA (thru 7/30)

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