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Kevin Kiermaier

27-Year-Old Outfielder – Tampa Bay Rays

2017 Stats

AVG

.276

HR

15

RBI

39

R

56

SB

16

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Kiermaier's 2016 campaign was interrupted by a wrist injury but he finished on a strong note, tallying a .296 average, .379 wOBA, five homers and eight stolen bases over his final 112 plate appearance...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 215   DOB: 4/22/1990   BORN: Fort Wayne, IN   COLLEGE: Parkland (IL) CC   DRAFTED: 31st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Kevin Kiermaier Contract Information:

Signed a six-year, $53.5 million contract extension with the Rays in March of 2017.

October 1, 2017  –  Kevin Kiermaier News

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Kevin Kiermaier Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 20 R PRI 57 246 218 44 66 17 8 7 2 16 17 5 24 54 1 0 3 .303 .380 .431 .811
2011 21 A BOW 120 459 402 54 97 23 11 8 4 39 27 10 37 99 9 3 8 .241 .316 .338 .654
2012 22 R GUL 2 6 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 .167 .167 .167 .334
2012 22 A+ CHA 57 212 177 16 46 13 7 6 0 12 10 4 26 38 7 0 2 .260 .361 .367 .728
2012 22 AAA DUR 4 12 9 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .833
2013 23 AA MON 97 417 371 65 114 28 14 9 5 28 14 11 31 61 4 3 8 .307 .370 .434 .804
2013 23 AAA DUR 39 154 137 24 36 14 7 6 1 13 7 1 14 26 0 1 2 .263 .338 .423 .761
2014 24 AAA DUR 34 143 128 28 39 12 7 2 3 13 11 1 12 23 2 1 0 .305 .362 .461 .823
2014 24 MAJ TB 108 364 331 35 87 34 16 8 10 35 5 4 23 71 5 2 3 .263 .315 .450 .765
2015 25 MAJ TB 151 535 505 62 133 47 25 12 10 40 18 5 24 95 2 2 2 .263 .298 .420 .718
2016 26 R GUL 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 .000 .333 .000 .333
2016 26 A+ CHA 2 5 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 .667 .800 1.000 1.800
2016 26 MAJ TB 105 414 366 55 90 34 20 2 12 37 21 3 40 74 0 1 7 .246 .331 .410 .741
2017 27 A+ CHA 7 26 24 2 3 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 2 7 0 0 0 .125 .192 .250 .442
2017 27 MAJ TB 98 421 380 56 105 33 15 3 15 39 16 7 31 99 4 1 5 .276 .338 .450 .788
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3-Year Averages     121 436 400 50 103 37 20 7 10 37 14 4 29 80 2 1 4 .257 .313 .417 .731
Career  (View All)     462 1,734 1,582 208 415 148 76 25 47 151 60 19 118 339 11 6 17 .262 .319 .431 .750

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Kevin Kiermaier Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 1 Bal Did not play.
Sep. 30 Bal 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 .276 .338 .450 .788
Sep. 29 Bal Did not play.
Sep. 28 @NYY Did not play.
Sep. 27 @NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .339 .452 .791
Sep. 26 @NYY 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .340 .456 .796
Sep. 24 @Bal 5 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .338 .455 .793
Sep. 23 @Bal 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .277 .340 .451 .791
Sep. 22 @Bal 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .275 .338 .450 .788
Sep. 21 @Bal 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .338 .452 .790
Sep. 20 ChC 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .276 .338 .454 .792
Sep. 19 ChC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 .276 .338 .456 .794
Sep. 17 Bos 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .339 .460 .799
Sep. 16 Bos 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .340 .462 .802
Sep. 15 Bos 6 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 .279 .340 .465 .805
Sep. 13 NYY 5 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .339 .458 .797
Sep. 12 NYY 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .277 .338 .450 .788
Sep. 11 NYY 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .277 .339 .443 .782
Sep. 10 @Bos 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .341 .447 .788
Sep. 9 @Bos 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .343 .451 .794
Sep. 8 @Bos 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .279 .343 .452 .795
Sep. 6 Min 5 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .282 .345 .458 .803
Sep. 5 Min 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .284 .347 .452 .799
Sep. 4 Min 5 2 3 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .284 .348 .455 .803
Sep. 3 @CWS 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 .279 .345 .449 .794
Sep. 2 @CWS 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 .282 .349 .454 .803
Sep. 1 @CWS 4 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .275 .342 .446 .788
Aug. 30 @KC 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .340 .445 .785
Aug. 29 @KC 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .272 .341 .448 .789
Aug. 28 @KC 2 2 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .273 .342 .451 .793
Last 7 Games 16 3 4 0 0 1 1 1 5 2 0 0 0 0 .250 .294 .438 .732
Last 14 Games 40 6 10 0 0 1 2 2 10 2 2 2 1 0 .250 .311 .325 .636
Last 30 Games 107 20 32 3 0 5 11 7 26 5 3 2 1 0 .299 .350 .467 .817

Kevin Kiermaier: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 97 97
2016 104 104
2015 149 148 2
2014 108 1 42 68

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Kevin Kiermaier Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017141204206.255.362.682
20168410294.262.452.816
2015142122112.246.352.625

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201723936111910.289.502.851
201628245102817.241.397.718
20153635082916.270.446.754

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20171912982413.298.482.844
20161762552013.239.381.707
2015251275229.239.367.630

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017189277153.254.418.732
2016190307178.253.437.772
2015254355189.287.472.805
Kevin Kiermaier vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Kevin Kiermaier Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 20 R PRI 246 218 9.8% 22% 0.44 75% .395 .128
2011 21 A BOW 459 402 8.1% 21.6% 0.37 75% .308 .097
2012 22 R GUL 6 6 0% 33.3% 0.00 67% .250 .000
2012 22 A+ CHA 212 177 12.3% 17.9% 0.68 79% .331 .107
2012 22 AAA DUR 12 9 25% 8.3% 3.00 89% .375 .000
2013 23 AA MON 417 371 7.4% 14.6% 0.51 84% .354 .127
2013 23 AAA DUR 154 137 9.1% 16.9% 0.54 81% .315 .160
2014 24 AAA DUR 143 128 8.4% 16.1% 0.52 82% .350 .156
2014 24 MAJ TB 364 331 6.3% 19.5% 0.32 79% .306 .187
2015 25 MAJ TB 535 505 4.5% 17.8% 0.25 81% .306 .157
2016 26 R GUL 3 2 33.3% 33.3% 1.00 50% .000 .000
2016 26 A+ CHA 5 3 40% 0% 0.00 100% .667 .333
2016 26 MAJ TB 414 366 9.7% 17.9% 0.54 80% .278 .164
2017 27 A+ CHA 26 24 7.7% 26.9% 0.29 71% .176 .125
2017 27 MAJ TB 421 380 7.4% 23.5% 0.31 74% .337 .174
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3-Year Averages     436 400 6.7% 18.3% 0.36 80% .299 .160
Career     1,734 1,582 6.8% 19.6% 0.35 79% .306 .169

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Kevin Kiermaier Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 CF 1174.7 65 384 26 65 585 6 211 2
2015 RF 14 0 2 0 0 9 0 5 0
2016 CF 872.3 34 251 15 34 443 9 299 3
2017 CF 829.7 39 222 20 39 439 14 114 3
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 CF -2 6 22 0 0 7 6 29 0 42
2015 RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 CF 0 0 15 0 0 4 6 15 0 25
2017 CF 3 5 11 0 0 1 2 19 0 22

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2017 Stat Review for Kevin Kiermaier    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.31 BB/K
WEAK
7.4% BB Rate
WEAK
23.5% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.788 OPS
AVERAGE
.338 OBP
GOOD
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.276 AVG
GOOD
.337 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.450 SLG
AVERAGE
.174 ISO
AVERAGE

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Kevin Kiermaier: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Kiermaier (illness) is in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Orioles.

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Kiermaier is dealing with an illness but is expected to rejoin the lineup Saturday, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Kiermaier is not in the lineup Friday for the second day in a row, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Kiermaier is not in the lineup Thursday against the Yankees, Marc Topkin of The Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Kiermaier went 1-for-5 with a solo home run in Sunday's 9-4 loss to the Orioles.

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Kiermaier is out of the lineup Thursday against the Orioles, Marc Topkin of The Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Kiermaier went 2-for-6 with a solo home run, a walk, a stolen base and two runs in Friday's 13-6 extra-inning loss to the Red Sox.

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Kiermaier went 2-for-5 with a solo homer in Wednesday's loss to the Yankees.

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Kiermaier went 1-for-5 with a two-run home run in Wednesday's loss to the Twins.

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Kiermaier went 3-for-5 with a two-run single, a double and two runs in Monday's 11-4 win over the Twins. He also recorded his 13th stolen base.

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Kiermaier went 2-for-2 with an RBI single, a double, two walks and two runs in Monday's 12-0 win over the Royals.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

Last season was a true breakout year for Kiermaier, cementing him as the teamís everyday center fielder on the strength of a glove that won him the Platinum Glove for best fielder in the majors. The bad news? That fielding means little in fantasy. As a hitter, Kiermaier leaves much to be desired. His .263/.298/.420 slash line with 10 home runs and 18 stolen bases in 23 attempts puts him around league average. Granted, he could start hitting the Mendoza Line and still be worth playing for Tampa Bay because of that glove, but thatís an advantage fantasy owners donít get to enjoy. He stopped getting starts in the leadoff spot midway through the season, cutting into his opportunities for runs and steals, and thatís not likely to change in 2016. Kiermaier may currently represent the biggest split between real-life value and fantasy value in the league, so donít draft him purely on name recognition.

2015

Players drafted in the 31st round are not supposed to make the major leagues, but Kiermaier did. Primarily known for his speed and defense, Kiermaier hit in Double-A and was doing so again in Triple-A before he was promoted when Wil Myers had to go to the disabled list. He hit the ground running and was batting .310//.349/.576 heading into the All-Star break with 22 extra-base hits and several amazing defensive plays. The second half was a different story offensively as he hit .220/.284/.335 the rest of the way with just 12 extra-base hits as the league stopped pitching him inside. Despite his quickness, he is not a good basestealer and rarely tried to steal bags when he was on base at the big league level. Despite the numbers last season, Kiermaier profiles as a fourth outfielder who will have to slash and dash for production.

2014

Kiermaier took an interesting path to Tampa Bay in the 2013 season. He began the season with Double-A Montgomery and excelled with the bat, hitting .307/.370/.434 with five home runs and 14 stolen bases before being promoted to Triple-A Durham. His prominent skill as a center fielder is that he is widely regarded as the best defensive player in the entire organization. The team felt confident enough in his defensive ability to bring him up and use him as a defensive replacement in the team's elimination game against the Rangers. Kiermaier will likely begin the 2014 season with Triple-A to develop his offense, but his skill in the field could be his ticket to the majors.