Kiermaier is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Orioles, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
The lefty-hitting Kiermaier will bow out of the lineup for the series finale with a southpaw (Keegan Akin) on the bump. Brett Phillips replaces Kiermaier in center field.
Kiermaier went 1-for-3 with an RBI double, a walk, a stolen base and a run in a win over Atlanta on Sunday.
The veteran outfielder was a thorn in the side of Atlanta pitching throughout the afternoon, and his seventh-inning double gave the Rays a lead they wouldn't relinquish. Kiermaier has now reached safely in seven straight starts dating back to July 3, a stretch during which he's generated a trio of multi-hit efforts and an impressive nine RBI across 27 plate appearances.
Kiermaier is on the bench for Saturday's game against Atlanta.
The veteran outfielder has been more competent at the plate recently, hitting .290 with three walks and nine RBI in his last 10 games. Kiermaier's .242 average is on pace to be his highest since he hit .276 in 2017. Brett Phillips is playing center field and batting seventh Saturday.
Kiermaier went 2-for-4 with a walk, a steal, an RBI and a run scored in Friday's 7-6 win over Atlanta.
Kiermaier plated the Rays' first run on an infield single in the second inning and then later notched another single before stealing his sixth base of the year. The 31-year-old is slashing .242/.299/.338 with two homers, 19 RBI, 25 runs scored and a 14:62 BB:K over 214 plate appearances. Kiermaier is a bit streaky at times in terms of his production. He's currently striking out 29 percent of the time but his batting average hasn't taken a huge hit thanks to a .343 BABIP.
Kiermaier is not in Sunday's lineup against the Blue Jays, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
With lefty Robbie Ray on the mound, Kiermaier will start the game on the bench. Brett Phillips will take over in center field and bat ninth in his place.
Kiermaier is not starting Game 2 of Wednesday's doubleheader against Cleveland, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Kierrmaier was Tampa Bay's leading offensive contributor during the Game 1 win, blasting a three-run homer and two-run double. He'll move to the bench against lefty Sam Hentges as Brett Phillips mans center field.
Kiermaier is not starting Sunday's game against the Blue Jays, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.
Kiermaier, hitting .194 in his last 11 games, sits against lefty Robbie Ray in the series finale. Manuel Margot will start in center field Sunday.
Kiermaier isn't starting Saturday's game against the Angels, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Kiermaier collected three hits in Friday's series opener, but he'll get a breather Saturday. Brett Phillips will take over in center field and bat eighth.
Kiermaier is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Red Sox.
Kiermaier often heads to the bench versus left-handed starting pitchers, but he'll get a rare day off against a right-hander (Garrett Richards) on Wednesday. Manuel Margot will pick up a start in center field in place of Kiermaier, who is slashing .250/.308/.354 across 17 games in June.
Kiermaier is not in the lineup Sunday at Seattle, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Kiermaier has a .676 OPS through 15 games in June and will head to the bench with lefty Marco Gonzales starting for the Mariners. Brett Phillips will start in center field and bat ninth.
Kiermaier isn't starting Friday against the Mariners, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.
Kiermaier will get a day off after he went 4-for-15 with a double, three RBI, a run and four strikeouts across the last four games. Brett Phillips will start in center field and bat ninth.
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 3-for-4 with an RBI and a stolen base Saturday in a 5-4 win over Baltimore.
Kiermaier notched his second three-hit game of the campaign and swiped his fifth bag. He drove in the Rays' third run in the first inning with an infield single. Kiermaier has collected five hits in seven at-bats over his past two contests, pushing his season batting average up 26 points to .231.
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.
Kiermaier isn't starting Wednesday against the Nationals, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.
Kiermaier will take a seat for the second time in the last three games after he went 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout Tuesday. Brett Phillips will start in center field and bat ninth.
Kiermaier is not in the starting lineup Sunday against the Rangers, Neil Solondz of the Rays Radio Network reports.
Kiermaier will get the beginning portion of the series finale off as Brett Phillips mans center field Sunday.
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.
Kiermaier went 1-for-4 with a solo home run Tuesday against the Yankees.
Kiermaier took Domingo German yard in the fifth inning to record his first homer of the season. He's struggled for the majority of the campaign, striking out at a 32.2 percent clip while posting only a 66 wRC+ across 121 plate appearances. Despite those poor marks, Kiermaier has remained the team's primary center fielder through 56 games this season.
Kiermaier went 2-for-4 with a double and two runs in a win over the Yankees on Monday.
Kiermaier made some noise out of the No. 8 spot in the order, posting his second two-hit effort in the last four games. The veteran outfielder has surprisingly yet to leave the yard over his first 117 plate appearances, a major culprit in his career-low .278 slugging percentage.
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.
|Last 7 Games|
|07/22||@ CLE||W 5-4||4||0||0||0||1||0||0|
|07/21||vs BAL||W 5-4||0||1||0||0||0||0||0|
|07/20||vs BAL||W 9-3||4||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|07/19||vs BAL||L 1-6||3||0||1||0||0||0||0|
|07/18||@ ATL||W 7-5||3||1||1||0||1||1||1|
|07/16||@ ATL||W 7-6||4||0||2||0||1||1||1|
|07/10||vs TOR||W 5-2||3||1||1||0||0||0||0|
|More Batting Stats|
|Minor League Batting Stats|
|2011||AFX-Bowling Green Hot Ro||120||402||54||97||11||8||4||39||37||99||27||10||.241||.316||.338|
|2012||AFA-Charlotte Stone Crab||57||177||16||46||7||6||0||12||26||38||10||4||.260||.361||.367|
|2017||AFA-Charlotte Stone Crab||7||24||2||3||1||1||0||1||2||7||0||1||.125||.192||.250|
|2018||AFA-Charlotte Stone Crab||2||6||1||3||0||1||0||0||2||--||0||0||.500||.625||.833|
|2019||AFA-Charlotte Stone Crab||2||8||1||1||1||0||0||3||1||3||0||0||.125||.222||.250|