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Inside pitches to Jeter, Kiermaier clear Rays and Yankees benches

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays and New York Yankees turned chippy Tuesday night. Both teams were involved in a minor benches-clearing incident in the bottom of the eighth inning of the Rays' 6-1 victory at Tropicana Field after Yankees reliever David Phelps brushed back Kevin Kiermaier. The tension appeared to stem from Tampa Bay reliever Steve Geltz, selected from...
Via Fox Sports Florida
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Kevin Kiermaier sits with stiff neck

The Rays will leave rookie Kevin Kiermaier out of the line up Monday, as they start a four game series against the division leading Orioles. Kiermaier is dealing with a stiff neck, and isn't feeling 100%.#Rays Kiermaier said neck stiff as a result of headfirst slide into 2nd Sunday, collided with #BlueJays Reyes— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) August 25, 2014Kiermaier has done...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Rays' Kevin Kiermaier makes spectacular catch vs. Tigers

Kevin Kiermaier races in to make a spectacular catch in the eighth inning to help keep the Detroit Tigers off the board in an eventual 1-0 victory for the Tampa Bay Rays.
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays Injury Update: Kevin Kiermaier exits with back tightness

Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier was removed from Monday night's win over the Texas Rangers with back tightness. Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reported the news, suggesting that the move was largely precautionary:#Rays say Kiermaier left for precautionary reasons with lower back tightness, not believed to be anything serious— Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) August...
Via Sports Injury Alert
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Kiermaier paves way as Rays avoid sweep against A's

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Kevin Kiermaier hit a two-run homer to help Jeremy Hellickson end a six-start winless stretch for his first victory in 11 months, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Oakland Athletics 7-3 Wednesday to avoid a sweep. Hellickson (1-1) allowed two hits and one run in seven innings, struck out three and walked none. He hadn't reached five innings in any of his...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Kiermaier Has 99 Impressions And Jay-Z Is One

Tampa Bay Rays rookie Kevin Kiermaier unleashed his Jay-Z impression while calling his teams highlights. If the majors prove to be a hard knock life for Kiermaier he can at least take his original gangster act on the road. Not bad swagger from a white-boy from Indiana. Your browser does not support iframes. The post Kevin Kiermaier Has 99 Impressions And Jay-Z Is One appeared first...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Should You Add Kevin Kiermaier?

The Tampa Bay Rays have started to climb out of a deep first-half hole, and Kevin Kiermaier is a big reason way. His .310/8/24 line has boosted what was a pretty pathetic offense early in the season, and he’s also contributed stellar defense that have him sitting at 2.8 WAR after just 48 games. Over a full 150-game season, that’s an 8.8-WAR pace. No, Kiermaier probably isn...
Via Baseball Professor
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Line drive goes through webbing of Eric Hosmer’s glove

This isn’t something you see every day…this play looks just like your typical deflected line drive until you watched the slow motion replay. Then you realize that Kevin Kiermaier hit the ball so hard that he went through the webbing of Eric Hosmer’s glove. Wild.
Via The Outside Corner
July 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rays notes: Kevin Kiermaier growing as power hitter

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Outfielder Kevin Kiermaier won't call himself a home-run hitter, but the power has become noticeable in his brief time with the Tampa Bay Rays. Kiermaier cracked his fourth home run Thursday, a two-run shot to right field off Houston Astros right-hander Paul Clemens in the victory at Tropicana Field. Combined with the three homers that Kiermaier launched...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Rays OF makes ridiculous flying catch

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June 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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