Kiermaier is not in the starting lineup Sunday against the Orioles, Roch Kubatko of MASNSports.com reports. Kiermaier will get his first rest since May 30 during the series finale. Brett Phillips will man center field and bat ninth Sunday.
Kiermaier went 2-for-3 with a double and a run in a win over the Orioles on Friday. Kiermaier put together his first multi-hit effort since May 31 while also logging his first extra-base hit since that date. The defensive-minded outfielder remains in an extended slump, however, as he carries a .215/.277/.300 slash line and just six RBI across 141 plate appearances this season.
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Kevin Kiermaier slugs a solo home run for his first of 2021 to right field, tying the game at 3 in the top of the 5th inning.
Kiermaier isn't starting Wednesday's game against the Yankees. Kiermaier hit his first home run of the season Tuesday, but he'll get a breather with southpaw Jordan Montgomery starting Wednesday. Brett Phillips will take over in center field and bat ninth.
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NEW YORK — After getting the hits that led to two runs in the Rays’ 3-1 win over the Yankees Monday, Kevin Kiermaier was asked about the quiet stretch he’d been going through offensively, with just two hits in his previous 26 at-bats. “That’s putting that very politely, thank you,”...
Kiermaier went 2-for-4 with a run in a win over the Royals on Friday. Kiermaier's multi-hit effort snapped a brief 1-for-15 skid that had encompassed his last six games. The veteran outfielder continues to struggle at the plate despite having generated a trio of two-hit efforts in his last six starts, as he's slashing just .216/.283/.278 across 106 plate appearances.
Kiermaier is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Royals, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Brett Phillips will take over in center field while the lefty-hitting Kiermaier heads to the bench with southpaw Mike Minor on the hill for Kansas City. Since making his return from the injured list last week, Kiermaier has gone 4-for-23 with a double and a walk over seven games for the Rays.
Tampa Bay Rays CF Kevin Kiermaier, battling eye irritation stemming from eyelash, enters victory late
DUNEDIN, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier has another freak injury: left eye irritation stemming from an eyelash. Kiermaier left Saturday night's game against Toronto in the fifth inning after first experiencing discomfort while shagging balls during batting practice. "A couple minutes in, I was like, dang...
Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier left Saturday's 3-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays after suffering a scratched left eye because of his eyelash. Kiermaier told reporters it felt like he had sand in his eye:. "A couple minutes in, I was like, dang it, I got an...
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Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier had a somewhat unusual reason for leaving Saturday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays: a troublesome eyelash. Kiermaier said he had first experienced discomfort while shagging balls during batting practice when an eyelash got into his eye. Kiermaier rinsed the eye out, but that just made things worse.
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The eye irritation that Kevin Kiermaier suffered on Saturday night, resulting in him leaving the game early, will keep him out of action on Sunday. https://twitter.com/TBTimes_Rays/status/1396500676990181377. Kiermaier departed in the fifth inning of the Tampa Bay Rays 3-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays with a scratched eye, being replaced...
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DUNEDIN — The issue that forced Rays centerfielder Kevin Kiermaier out of Saturday’s game started — as benignly as this sounds — with a rogue eyelash. “Just one of those weird things,” Kiermaier said. “And it seems like this stuff could only happen to me.”. Kiermaier said he was going...
Kiermaier (eye) will start in center field and bat ninth Monday against the Blue Jays, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports. Kiermaier was held out of the lineup in Sunday's 6-4 win after he scratched his left eye a day earlier, but the 31-year-old felt well enough to check into the game in the late innings as a defensive replacement. With a righty (Trent Thornton) on the hill for Toronto in Monday's series finale, Kiermaier will slot back into his normal starting role in center field while Brett Phillips retreats to the bench.
Just days after coming off the injured list, Kevin Kiermaier departed the Tampa Bay Rays contest against the Toronto Blue Jays. The injury is not believed to be serious, as it’s reported that Kiermaier was dealing with left eye irritation. https://twitter.com/TBTimes_Rays/status/1396270106439819272. Kiermaier recently returned from an eight-game absence while resolving...
Kiermaier was removed from Saturday's game against the Blue Jays with left eye irritation, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports. The 31-year-old went 0-for-1 before being replaced by a pinch hitter during the fifth inning. Kiermaier should be considered day-to-day as he continues to be evaluated.
Kiermaier (wrist) will participate in a full workout Tuesday and is very close to returning from the injured list, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports. The defensive stalwart should slot in as the everyday center fielder upon being activated from his second IL stint of 2021. Kiermaier has been a consistent, though unremarkable offensive player in recent years, as he's hitting .217 this season, matching his average from both 2020 and 2018.
Https://twitter.com/adamdberry/status/1391451208469127170. Kiermaier left Saturday’s game vs. the Athletics with an injury, and he was later diagnosed with a left wrist sprain. He picked up the injury while attempting a steal on Sunday, and he was officially placed on the IL on Sunday. Manuel Margot replaced Kiermaier in the lineup on Saturday, and he will draw the start in center field and bat second vs. the Athletics on Sunday. Louis Head has been also been recalled to take his spot on the active roster.
Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier appeared to injure his wrist on Saturday against the Oakland Athletics. Kiermaier was removed from the game holding his left wrist after sliding into second base on a steal attempt. in the top of the second. Bally Sports Florida & Bally Sports Sun...