If you were waiting to decide a winner in the Rays’ off-season, the early verdict may be in.
“This kid is special. This will be a big blow,” Padres interim manager Pat Murphy said before Wednesday’s game against the Athletics. “Everybody will have to step up.”
Myers has been limited to 35 games this season. He had been hitting .277 with five home runs and 19 RBI. Souza is hitting only 222, but he has 13 homers and 30 RBI. Myers is likely to miss eight weeks.