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Kevin Kiermaier | Outfielder

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (25) / 4/22/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 215
Bats / Throws: Left / Right
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Kevin Kiermaier is not in the Rays starting lineup on Saturday.
With a left-hander on the mound, Kiermaier will take a seat in favor of Brandon Guyer who is hitting leadoff for the Rays on Saturday. Look for Kiermaier to return to the lineup on Sunday. May 9 - 2:35 PM

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Kevin Kiermaier had a solo homer and an RBI groundout against the Rangers on Thursday.

Kiermaier had been 3-for-20 this month, lowering his average from .306 to .268. He was probably due for the correction, though. The power has still been nice; in addition to the three homers, he has two triples and seven doubles in 86 at-bats.
May 7 - 11:14 PM

Kevin Kiermaier (illness) is back in the Rays' lineup Wednesday.

The 24-year-old outfielder missed the previous three contests with the flu. He sports a .982 OPS in 39 plate appearances this season.
Apr 22 - 3:32 PM

Kevin Kiermaier (illness) will be available off the bench again Tuesday night against the Red Sox.

Kiermaier has been out of the Rays' starting lineup for three straight games with flu-like symptoms, but he told reporters Tuesday evening that he feels "100 percent" better. The 24-year-old outfielder boasts a .982 OPS in 39 plate appearances this season.
Apr 21 - 4:24 PM

Kevin Kiermaier (illness) struck out as a pinch-hitter on Sunday against the Yankees.

Kiermaier was held out of the Rays' starting lineup on Saturday and Sunday due to a minor flu bug. The 24-year-old outfielder should be ready to rock for Tuesday night's series opener against the Red Sox.
Apr 20 - 9:42 AM

Kevin Kiermaier (illness) remained out of the Rays' lineup Sunday.

He's battled the flu bug the last couple days but did say he's available off the bench Sunday. Desmond Jennings is covering center field in Kiermaier's absence, with Brandon Guyer handling left.
Apr 19 - 11:12 AM

Kevin Kiermaier is not in the Rays starting lineup on Saturday.

The outfielder is batting an illness and is feeling a bit under the weather. He should be ready to return to the lineup in a day or two.
Apr 18 - 3:31 PM

Kevin Kiermaier went 2-for-4 with a home run, two RBI, two runs scored, and a walk in Friday's extra-inning loss to the Marlins.

Kiermaier, who was batting leadoff, had a solo homer in the fourth inning and later drew a bases-loaded walk in the Rays' seven-run seventh inning. The 24-year-old was a nice surprise last season, hitting .263 with 10 home runs and a .765 OPS across 108 games. He should have some appeal in deeper mixed fantasy leagues this season, especially if he gets more starts out of the leadoff spot.
Apr 10 - 11:06 PM

Kevin Kiermaier went 2-for-4 with a triple, home run and two RBI in Tuesday's loss to the Orioles.

The outfielder did his part in trying to get the Rays the win, but he was one of the few hitters doing much of anything. Kiermaier tripled and scored in the third inning before blasting a two-run homer in the sixth. The homer was his first of the season after smacking 10 last year.
Apr 7 - 11:19 PM

Kevin Kiermaier is back in the Rays' lineup Wednesday.

He sat out Tuesday because he was under the weather. Kiermaier is batting .262/.314/.445 with 10 home runs and five stolen bases in 103 games this season.
Wed, Sep 24, 2014 03:38:00 PM

Kevin Kiermaier is out Tuesday due to illness.

Kiermaier should be fine in a day or two. The 24-year-old outfielder is batting .262/.314/.445 with 10 home runs and five stolen bases in 103 games this season.
Tue, Sep 23, 2014 04:36:00 PM

Kevin Kiermaier went 3-for-4 with a home run in Sunday's loss to the Orioles.

Kiermaier also doubled in the game, falling a triple short of the cycle. The solo home run, off Orioles starter Bud Norris, was his 10th. In his rookie season, the 24-year-old Kiermaier is hitting .269/.322/.469 overall.
Sun, Sep 7, 2014 07:47:00 PM

Kevin Kiermaier (neck) finished 0-for-4 with a strikeout in Wednesday's loss to the Orioles.

It was his first start since tweaking his neck on a head-first slide into second base on Sunday. The fruitless return Wednesday in Baltimore pushed Kiermaier's OPS back below .800. He's batting .271/.322/.475 with nine homers and 30 RBI in 82 games this season.
Thu, Aug 28, 2014 08:45:00 AM

Kevin Kiermaier (neck) hopes to return to the starting lineup Wednesday.

Kiermaier tweaked his neck on a head-first slide into second base on Sunday and will miss his second straight start Tuesday. He thinks he could be able to come off the bench Tuesday, so it sounds like he's not too far off.
Tue, Aug 26, 2014 03:56:00 PM

Kevin Kiermaier is out of Monday's lineup against the Orioles due to a stiff neck.

Kiermaier tweaked his neck on a head-first slide into second base on Sunday. Consider him day-to-day.
Mon, Aug 25, 2014 04:33:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Rene Rivera
2Bobby Wilson
1B1James Loney
2B1Nick Franklin
2Logan Forsythe
3Ryan Brett
SS1Asdrubal Cabrera
2Tim Beckham
3Jake Elmore
3B1Evan Longoria
LF1Desmond Jennings
2Joey Butler
CF1Kevin Kiermaier
RF1Steven Souza
2Brandon Guyer
DH1John Jaso
2David DeJesus
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Archer
2Jake Odorizzi
3Nate Karns
4Alex Colome
5Erasmo Ramirez
6Matt Moore
7Alex Cobb
8Drew Smyly
9Burch Smith
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Brad Boxberger
2Jake McGee
3Kevin Jepsen
4Ernesto Frieri
5Jeff Beliveau
6Steve Geltz
7C.J. Riefenhauser
8Brandon Gomes
9Xavier Cedeno
10Kirby Yates