Naturals’ outfielder Wil Myers has been selected as the Texas League Player of the Week for the period of April 23rd-29th, Texas League President Tom Kayser announced Monday.
The 21-year old Thomasville, NC resident hit safely in all six games he played in the past week, and hit .556 (10-for-18) with two home runs, six RBI’s, three walks, and two stolen bases. A Texas League All-Star last season, Myers is batting .354 with six home runs and 14 RBI’s in his second season with Northwest Arkansas.
The Kansas City Royals’ third-best prospect overall according to Baseball America, Myers is taking home a player of the week award in the Texas League for the first time.
Tulsa Drillers starting pitcher Dan Houston was named as the league’s pitcher of the week.
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