CF - TB
Kevin Kiermaier (hand) is batting ninth and starting at CF for the Rays in Game 7 of the ALCS.
Kiermaier has missed the last three games due to a bruised hand. He will return to the starting lineup for Game 7. Kiermaier is batting .212 with one home run and four RBI this postseason.
Kevin Kiermaier (hand) is available off the bench in Game 4 of the ALCS.
Kiermaier was hit by a pitch in Tuesday's Game 3 and is evidently still sore. Manuel Margot is roaming center field for the Rays tonight.
OF Kevin Kiermaier exited Tuesday's Game 3 of the ALCS early after getting hit in the left hand by a pitch. He was diagnosed with a hand contusion after X-rays came back negative Tuesday.
Kiermaier was hit by a 99 MPH pitch in the left hand and his X-rays came back negative. "I think he's going to be fine," said Rays manager Kevin Cash. Kiermaier is sore and in pain, but avoided a serious injury and considered day-to-day.
Kevin Kiermaier went 2-for-4 with a three-run home run, double and an additional run scored in Wednesday’s 8-4 win over the Yankees in Game 3 of the ALDS.
Kiermaier took Masahiro Tanaka deep in the fourth inning to give the Rays a 4-1 lead. He entered the ALDS hitting just .133 (2-for-15), but busted out of his mini slump with a multi-hit effort in Wednesday’s win. Kiermaier will look to continue his strong play in Game 4 on the Thursday. The Rays are up 2-1 in the five-game series.
Kevin Kiermaier went 2-for-3 with a walk, two RBI, a run scored, and a stolen base in the Rays' 6-1 win over the Nationals on Tuesday.
Kiermaier has been a cheap source of steals in deeper leagues but that's about it. He's hitting just .239 with a .737 OPS, so there isn't much additional fantasy value to his game.