Wil Myers(HPW) named the Top Prospect in the Pioneer League

Wil Myers, catcher, from High Point Wesleyan/Wesleyan Christian Academy has been named the Top prospect in the Pioneer Baseball League according to Baseball America Magazine.

Wil finished up the summer with the Idaho Falls Chukars, a rookie league team for the Kansas City Royals. Wil Myers has been invited to the KC Royals Fall League and after his finishing numbers with Idaho Falls you can see why.

Here’s what we have on Wil from the Idaho Falls web site:

Wil Myers….Position-catcher….Games 18…At bats 68…Runs 18…Hits 29…2B 7…3B 1…HR 4…RBI 14….TB 50….BB 9….SO 15….SB 2….CS 0….OBP .488….SLG .735….AVG .426…………

*****Not bad numbers at all when you look at the number of games played at just 18.*****

Here are the Pioneer League’s Top 20 prospects according to www.baseballamerica.com:

1. Wil Myers, c, Idaho Falls (Royals)

2. Jake Odorizzi, rhp, Helena (Brewers)
3. Bobby Borchering, 3b, Missoula (Diamondbacks)
4. Garrett Richards, rhp, Orem (Angels)
5. Pat Corbin, lhp, Orem (Angels)
6. Jean Segura, 2b, Orem (Angels)
7. Chris Owings, ss, Missoula (Diamondbacks)
8. Nolan Arenado, 3b, Casper (Rockies)
9. Chris Balcom-Miller, rhp, Casper (Rockies)
10. Eric Arnett, rhp, Helena (Brewers)
11. Yorman Rodriguez, of, Billings (Reds)
12. Mike Belfiore, lhp, Missoula (Diamondbacks)
13. Tyler Kehrer, lhp, Orem (Angels)
14. Carlos Ramirez, c, Orem (Angels)
15. John Lamb, lhp, Idaho Falls (Royals)
16. Brett Wallach, rhp, Ogden (Dodgers)
17. Nick Bucci, rhp, Helena (Brewers)
18. Mariekson Gregorius, ss, Billings (Reds)
19. David Nick, 2b, Missoula (Diamondbacks)
20. Salvador Perez, c, Idaho Falls (Royals)