Our own Raymond Bureau reported on July 26 that Myers, who fractured his right hand on May 30 when he collided with center fielder Desmond Jennings, began swinging for the first time since fracturing his right wrist on May 30.
Marc Topkin, who covers the Rays for the Tampa Bay Times, tweeted the following update on Myers.
#Rays Myers still targeted for mid-August return to lineup. Saturday will be first BP since breaking wrist.Myers, the American League Rookie of the Year last season, batted .293 with 13 home runs and 53 RBI. This season, he's struggled at the plate, hitting just .227 with five home runs and 25 RBI in 52 games.
— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) July 29, 2014
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