Rays’ Kiermaier tests quad, activated from IL

MLB

NEW YORK — The Tampa Bay Rays activated Gold Glove center fielder Kevin Kiermaier from the 10-day injured list prior to a game Saturday at Yankee Stadium.

Kiermaier had been out since April 5 with a strained left quadriceps. He took live at-bats against taxi squad pitcher David Hess prior to Saturday’s game and was deemed ready. He was available off the bench, with Brett Phillips starting in center.

The 30-year-old Kiermaier is 1 for 11 this season after batting .217 with three homers in 49 games for the AL champions in 2020.

Right-hander Chris Mazza was optioned to the alternate site.

Products You May Like

Articles You May Like

Packers’ draft may not change Aaron Rodgers’ mind, but perhaps it should
ITF seeks new host city for Billie Jean King Cup
NHL Playoff Watch Daily: Maple Leafs, Hurricanes push for division crowns
ITF remove Budapest as host of 2021 BJK Cup
Grand jury indicts boxer in killing of woman

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *