Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:08:59 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays OF Wil Myers (wrist) hit off a tee Friday, July 25, for the first time since sustaining his wrist injury. A rough estimation for his return remains mid-August.
Fantasy Tip: Myers may not do much even after he comes back. Wrist injuries are typically catastrophic for a hitter's fantasy purposes, but desperate teams will be willing to take the chance he bucks the trend.
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:19:35 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays C Curt Casali was recalled from Triple-A Durham Thursday, July 17, and OF Wil Myers (wrist) was moved to the 60-day disabled list in a corresponding move.
Fantasy Tip: Casali will serve as the backup catcher to Jose Molina. He can be ignored in all formats.
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 07:04:11 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays OF Wil Myers (wrist) will begin rehab to strengthen his wrist after having the cast taken off his wrist Friday, July 11. He is not expected to rejoin the team until late August.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:02:21 -0700
Contrary to a previous report, Tampa Bay Rays OF Wil Myers (wrist) will need to build strength in his wrist before he is cleared for baseball activities.
Fantasy Tip: A mid-August return is now unlikely. The previous report was highly optimistic, whereas this timetable would put Myers back with the Rays around September. There is also the potential for further complications and this turning into a season-ending injury.
Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:07:31 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays OF Wil Myers (wrist) has been cleared to begin baseball activities, according to sources.
Fantasy Tip: This news keeps a mid-August return in hope. Myers might be able to reward down the stretch, but wrist injuries can derail a hitter for a substantial period. Continue to stash Myers.
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 12:10:18 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays OF Wil Myers (wrist) is scheduled to have the cast taken off his wrist Friday, July 11, and could start rehabbing the wrist if X-rays are good. Myers is expected to need three or four weeks of rehab before returning.
Wed, 09 Jul 2014 07:04:53 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays OF Wil Myers (wrist) could return in mid-August, according to manager Joe Maddon.
Fantasy Tip: It's unknown what kind of production you can expect from Myers when he returns as wrist injuries can really derail a swing and a season.
Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:03:32 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays OF Wil Myers (wrist) is dealing with a fracture of the scaphoid bone, which is near the base of the thumb.
Tue, 03 Jun 2014 12:27:37 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays OF Wil Myers (wrist) is dealing with a stress fracture in his right wrist, and he'll be in a cast for five to six weeks.
Fantasy Tip: This is bad news for Myers owners, as he won't return for beyond six weeks. He will begin his rehab once he's out of the cast in five to six weeks.
Tue, 03 Jun 2014 08:30:37 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays OF Wil Myers (wrist) will not need to have surgery on his right wrist. Myers will see hand specialist Dr. Douglas Carlan Tuesday, June 3, to determine how long of a recovery window he'll need. "There's nothing overtly wrong," manager Joe Maddon said. "It could be not so bad, it could be a little bit worse. We just have to wait for the doctor to tell us."
Fantasy Tip: It's good news for Myers and his owners, but he still could miss up to six weeks, so be prepared for that scenario. Wrist injuries can often affect a player's power for an extended period after their return, too.