Kevin Kiermaier is a professional baseball player who currently plays as an outfielder for the Tampa Bay Rays in Major League Baseball (MLB). He was born on April 22, 1990, in Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA.
Kiermaier played college baseball at Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois, before being drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 31st round of the 2010 MLB draft.
He made his MLB debut with the Rays on September 30, 2013, and has been a regular starter for the team ever since.
Kiermaier is known for his exceptional defensive skills, particularly in center field. He has won three Gold Glove Awards (2015, 2016, 2017) and has been named the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year for center fielders twice (2015, 2016).
He is widely considered one of the best defensive players in MLB.
Offensively, Kiermaier is a solid player with a career batting average of .249 and an on-base percentage of .309. He has hit 63 home runs and stolen 95 bases in his career.
Kiermaier is also known for his passion for the game and his energy on the field.
He is a fan favorite in Tampa Bay and is often seen interacting with fans and teammates during games.
Overall, Kevin Kiermaier is a talented and exciting player to watch, with a bright future ahead of him in MLB.
Kevin Kiermaier Children: Meet Karter James Kiermaier, and Krew Jax
Kevin Kiermaier has two children, a son named Karter James Kiermaier, who was born in August 2019. They welcomed their second son, Krew Jax, in March 2021.