New York, NY (Sports Network) - Tampa Bay Rays right fielder Wil Myers has
been named the American League's Rookie of the Month for September.
Myers, 22, has batted .317 with four homers, 13 doubles and 14 RBI in 27 games
this month. He will have a chance to add to those numbers Monday, when the
Rays and Texas Rangers play a tiebreaker to determine the final wild card
Other players considered for the award included Seattle pitcher James Paxton,
Oakland hurler Dan Straily and Angels outfielder Kole Calhoun.
The Sports Network