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Wil Myers Ranks As No. 2 Fantasy Prospect In Major League Baseball

Twenty-seven home runs by mid-season will earn any player a lot of notice, but especially for Wil Myers, who has been predicted to hit at such levels for some time now in the Kansas City Royals system. Now that the right fielder is eating nearly every minor league pitcher for lunch, it's only a short matter of time until he's helping to anchor the heart of the Royals line-up alongside Mike Moustakas and Eric Hosmer. That's why Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus has Myers as No. 2 of his list of prospects with fantasy impact.

Goldstein writes, "There is plenty of debate as to whether Myers or Oscar Taveras is the best offensive prospect in baseball, but Myers gets the edge based on his breakout season in terms of power, as he leads the minor leagues in home runs while also projecting to hit for average. Speed is not a factor in his game, but he's the one prospect most likely to hit third in a championship-level big league lineup."

On the season between AA Northwest Arkansas and AAA Omaha, Myers has hit .327 with 27 home runs and 72 RBI in 83 games.

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