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Wil Myers

#4 | 1B
San Diego Padres San Diego Padres
Wil Myers
Name: William Bradford Myers
Born: Dec 10, 1990 in High Point, N.C. USA
High School: Wesleyan Christian Academy, High Point, N.C.
Ht.: 6'3" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
 ABAVGOBPSLGHR
2019435.239.321.41818
Career2,798.251.327.436114
Drafted in the 3rd round (91st overall) by the Kansas City Royals in 2009 (signed for $2,000,000)
Myers emerged last summer and fall as one of the more intriguing bats in the class, and he earned first-round buzz as the year progressed despite poor private-school competition in North Carolina. Most clubs were judging him based on his strong showcase performance, where he showed the athleticism and feel for hitting to project as an average or above-average big league bat. Scouts consider him one of the draft's safer hitters, with a smooth swing he repeats and quick, strong hands. He has the bat speed and leverage to produce future power. A South Carolina recruit, Myers plays all over the field for his high school team--showing upper 80s velocity as a pitcher--but scouts want to try him behind the plate, where he's shown solid catch-and-throw tools. He has yet to handle premium stuff on a consistent basis, so there's no guarantee he'll remain a catcher. An average runner, he has even drawn Dale Murphy as a comparison, right down to a move to right or even center field if catching doesn't work out. Myers doesn't figure to last past the supplemental round.
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