Tag Archives: Kevin Kiermaier

Posted on April 16, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Things could be about to go from bad to worse for the Tampa Bay Rays. On Monday, the Rays placed center fielder Kevin Kiermaier on the DL with a torn ligament in his right thumb. It’s an injury that will force Kiermaier to undergo surgery and keep […]

Posted on March 17, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Tampa Bay Rays were not far away from a playoff spot last season. However, they made several moves over the winter that weren’t necessarily aimed at being competitive in 2018. Was there a method to Tampa Bay’s madness this offseason or did they doom themselves to […]

Posted on February 21, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine After subtracting quite a few players this offseason, the Tampa Bay Rays are finally adding pieces for the 2018 season. The Rays have reportedly struck a deal with outfielder Carlos Gomez. It’s reportedly a one-year deal for $4 million plus incentives. The signing will add some much-needed […]

Posted on July 13, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Colby Rasmus will not be returning to the team this season. Rasmus, who has been on the DL since June 23 with a hip injury, has informed the Rays that he has decided to “step away from baseball.” This does not appear to […]

Posted on June 24, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Tampa Bay Rays have made a long-awaited shakeup behind the plate. The club announced Saturday that catcher Wilson Ramos has been activated from the DL. Ramos is in the starting lineup for Saturday’s game against the Orioles. In a corresponding move, the Rays have designated catcher […]

Posted on June 9, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier will miss the next two months with a hip injury. Rays manager Kevin Cash confirmed on Friday that Kiermaier has a hairline fracture in his right hip. He will not need to undergo surgery for the injury. However, it will […]

Posted on March 28, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Less than a week before opening day, the Tampa Bay Rays are still putting the finishing touches on their opening day roster. Early Tuesday, the Rays acquired outfielder Peter Bourjos in a trade with the Chicago White Sox for cash considerations. Bourjos has had a strong spring […]

Posted on March 15, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Tampa Bay Rays are making an investment in their future, and they’re investing in defense. Multiple outlets are reporting that the Rays have agreed to sign center fielder and defensive standout Kevin Kiermaier to a six-year extension believed to be worth $53.5 million. The deal is […]

Posted on May 22, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine As if the Tampa Bay Rays haven’t had enough trouble scoring runs this season (they are currently tied for 10th in the American League in runs scored), they will now have to try scoring runs without the services of Kevin Kiermaier, who has started all but three […]

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