Myers went 2-for-4 with a double and a home run in Sunday's 8-4 loss to the Rockies. It was the slugger's 29th long ball of the season, surpassing the career high he set in last year's breakout campaign. It's been a season of highs and lows for Myers, but it has all culminated in another 20-homer, 20-steal campaign, a feat that no other major-league first baseman can stake a claim to in 2017.
Myers (leg) is starting at first base and batting third during Sunday's game against the Rockies. Myers was removed from Saturday's game with a contusion after fouling a ball off his right leg during the sixth inning. It sounds as if his exit was simply precautionary, as he's set to rejoin the starting lineup for the team's series finale against Jon Gray and the Rockies.
Myers was removed from Saturday's game with a right leg contusion. Myers sustained the injury after fouling a ball off his leg in the sixth inning. He'll likely be reevaluated Sunday, at which point there will be a clearer idea regarding his status for the series finale.
Myers was removed from Saturday's game against the Rockies with an apparent leg injury, Dennis Lin of The San Diego Union-Tribune reports. Myers fouled a ball off his leg in the top of the sixth inning and was subsequently replaced by Hector Sanchez at first base for the bottom half of the frame. Details about the injury are still unclear, but more should be known once he is further evaluated following Saturday's contest.
Myers went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in Friday's 7-1 loss to the Rockies. It was the slugger's 28th home run of the season, matching last year's career-high mark. It has been a rollercoaster ride of a season for the 26-year-old, but a strong September (.354 with four homers and 11 RBI) has put Myers' 2017 numbers (.244/.327/.465) right on par with last year's breakout totals (.259/.336/.461).
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