Baseball Player

Kevin Kiermaier

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Age 33
Birthday April 221990
Birth Sign Taurus
City Fort Wayne
Country IN
Profession Baseball Player

Kevin Kiermaier is a famous Baseball Player, born on April 22, 1990 in United States. As of December 2022, Kevin Kiermaier’s net worth is $5 Million. He won the Rawlings Gold Glove Award for center fielders twice in 2015 and 2016.

Parents Chris Kiermaier, Jim Kiermaier
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Kevin Kiermaier Biography

Outfielder who made his MLB debut in 2013 for the Tampa Bay Rays, known for his incredible center field defense. Kevin James Kiermaier (/ˈ k ɪər m aɪ . ər / ; born April 22, 1990) is an American professional baseball center fielder for the Tampa Bay Rays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He made his MLB debut on September 30, 2013 – also game 163 of the regular season, and a wild-card tiebreaker game..

He was born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana to parents Chris and Jim. He also has siblings, Steve and Dan.

The Tampa Bay Rays selected Kiermaier in the 31st round of the 2010 Major League Baseball (MLB) draft. Purdue again offered Kiermaier a scholarship, but he decided to sign with the Rays instead of transferring to Purdue. Kiermaier spent the 2013 season in Class AA and Class AAA, and was named the best defensive player in the Rays’ organization and the Most Valuable Player of the Montgomery Biscuits of the Class AA Southern League. With Montgomery, he played 97 games, batting .307 with five home runs and 28 RBI. In AAA, he played 39 games with the Durham Bulls, batting .263 with a home run and 13 RBI.

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Considering him the top defensive outfielder in their organization – including the major league club and all their minor league affiliates – the Tampa Bay Rays activated Kiermaier to both the 40- and 25-man rosters for the first time on September 30, 2013. He made his major league debut in that evening’s wild card tie-breaker game – the Rays’ 163rd game of the season – and played one inning against the Texas Rangers in the ninth as a defensive replacement. Rays general manager Andrew Friedman commented that the club included Kiermaier on the major league roster late that season specifically for his defense in center field. He played two innings in the 2013 American League Wild Card Game against the Cleveland Indians, which was his only postseason appearance that year. That winter, Baseball America rated him the tenth-best prospect in the Rays’ minor league system.

Kevin Kiermaier Net Worth

Kevin Kiermaier is one of the richest Baseball Player & listed on most popular Baseball Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Kevin Kiermaier‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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He played baseball at Parkland College; he made his MLB debut on September 30, 2013.

Considering him the top defensive outfielder in their organization – including the major league club and all their minor league affiliates – the Tampa Bay Rays activated Kiermaier to both the 40- and 25-man rosters for the first time on September 30, 2013. He made his major league debut in that evening’s wild card tie-breaker game – the Rays’ 163rd game of the season – and played one inning against the Texas Rangers in the ninth as a defensive replacement. Rays general manager Andrew Friedman commented that the club included Kiermaier on the major league roster late that season specifically for his defense in center field. He played two innings in the 2013 American League Wild Card Game against the Cleveland Indians, which was his only postseason appearance that year. That winter, Baseball America rated him the tenth-best prospect in the Rays’ minor league system.

On May 18, 2014, Kiermaier hit his first major league home run against Mike Morin of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He finished 2014 hitting .263 with 10 home runs in 108 games and was one of the finalists for the Gold Glove Award for American League right fielders.

Kiermaier finished the 2015 season leading all major league fielders in Defensive Runs Saved (DRS) with 42, the highest number since the start of calculations of the statistic. He garnered 5.0 defensive Wins Above Replacement (WAR), fourth all-time according to Baseball-Reference.com. His overall 7.3 WAR ranked third in the American League behind Mike Trout and Josh Donaldson. Kiermaier won his first each of the Fielding Bible Award for MLB center fielders, Gold Glove Award for American League center fielders, and the American League Platinum Glove Award, awarded to the best overall defensive player in each league.

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Improving upon the previous season’s results as a hitter, Kiermaier began the 2016 season by decreasing his strikeout rate, nearly doubling his walk rate, and increasing his power. In a 5–4 loss to the Detroit Tigers on May 21, he fractured two bones in his left hand while attempting to catch a sinking line drive off the bat of James McCann. After undergoing surgery to repair the fractures, he was medically cleared to resume limited workouts on May 27.

Kevin Kiermaier Height

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Baseball Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Kevin Kiermaier celebrates birthday on April 22 of every year.

Kiermaier was part of amateur championship teams at both the high and college levels. His high school won a state championship in Indiana, and a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national championship at Parkland College, where he was twice named an NJCAA All-American. Kiermaier has gained attention for his overall outfield defense, strong throwing arm, and prowess for frequently robbing home runs. As a result, he has won Rawlings Gold Glove Awards for center fielders in 2015, 2016, and 2019.

Who is Kevin Kiermaier wife?

Personal life. Kiermaier proposed to girlfriend Marisa Moralobo on February 11, 2017. They married on November 10, 2017, in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Why is kiermaier not playing?

Kiermaier, Zunino out for rest of season Manager Kevin Cash said Kiermaier will undergo left hip labrum surgery, while Zunino, who has been sidelined since June 9, will undergo surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome in his left arm, a team official confirmed.

Did Kevin Kiermaier have hip surgery?

DETROIT — Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier vowed to be back and “better than ever” on Friday after undergoing surgery Wednesday to address an impingement and repair the labrum in his left hip. Kiermaier’s season-ending procedure was performed by Dr. J.W. Thomas Byrd in Nashville, Tenn.

How old is Kevin Kiermaier?

32 years (April 22, 1990)

How much does Kevin Kiermaier make?

12 million USD (2022)

Kiermaier proposed to girlfriend Marisa Moralobo on February 11, 2017. They married on November 10, 2017, in St. Petersburg, Florida. They welcomed their first child, a son, in November 2018. Kiermaier’s older brother, Dan, is a groundskeeper for the Chicago Cubs.

Prior to the 2017 season, Kiermaier signed a 6-year, $53.5 million extension with the Rays. On June 9, it was revealed that Kiermaier had suffered a hairline fracture in his right hip after sliding into first base in a previous game. He was ruled out for at least two months. On August 18th, Kiermaier returned to the lineup, batting lead off in a game against the Seattle Mariners. After a second straight injury shortened season, Kiermaier was still able to produce in the top tier of defensive players. He came in second place in Defensive Runs Saved at center field with 22, a career low, and short only of the Minnesota Twins’ Byron Buxton, whom led with 24 Defensive Runs Saved, even though Kiermaier played in over 300 less innings than Buxton. Offensively, Kiermaier slashed .276/.338/.450 with 15 home runs and 16 stolen bases; all but the SBs were career highs, even though he played in a career low 98 regular season games. Kiermaier was not eligible for the Gold Glove Award because he did not reach the innings requirement for his team’s first 138 games. This was the first time he was not named a finalist for the award.

On April 15, Kiermaier injured his thumb on the right hand while sliding to second base and left the game. The next day, on April 16, MRIs revealed that Kiermaier’s right thumb had a torn ligament, ruling him out for up to 3 months. He returned on June 19 against the Houston Astros. Kiermaier finished the 2018 season playing only in 88 games, hitting .217 with 7 home runs and 29 RBIs.

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