Latest Kevin Kiermaier News

Cruz's 3-run double in 7th leads Twins past Rays 6-4

Jun. 27, 2019 12:48 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — By the bottom of the seventh inning, the Minnesota Twins were not only missing their early lead but their entire starting outfield. Resiliency, well, that has rarely left them this season. Nelson Cruz was the latest member of this potent lineup to contribute a game-defining hit. Cruz...

Rays survive 9th inning Angels' rally, win 6-5

Jun. 16, 2019 5:47 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays dodged a scare from Mike Trout, and now they're headed to the Bronx for a most crucial division showdown. Yandy Diaz hit an RBI single during Tampa Bay's two-run eighth inning, and the Rays held off Los Angeles' late rally to beat the Angels 6-5 Sunday. Trout...

Rays break loose, overcome poor Snell outing to beat Angels

Jun. 15, 2019 12:11 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Blake Snell was upset with his performance but ecstatic over what his Tampa Bay teammates pulled off. Tommy Pham hit a pair of RBI singles as the Rays suddenly broke loose, overcoming another subpar start by Snell and rallying past the Los Angeles Angels 9-4 on Friday night....

Fiers goes 6, Olson and Davis homer as A's beat Rays 4-3

Jun. 11, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mike Fiers has found his groove and it's been important for the inconsistent Oakland Athletics. Fiers pitched six effective innings, Matt Olson and Khris Davis hit consecutive homers, and the Athletics beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Tuesday night. Oakland, at 34-34, is three...

D'backs beat Phillies 13-8, teams combine for record 13 HRs

Jun. 11, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks hit three straight home runs to open the game and finished with a team-record eight in a 13-8 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in a homer-happy game on Monday night. Scott Kingery hit two of Philadelphia's five home runs for the combined MLB record of 13...

Morton remains unbeaten, Lowe homers as Rays top A's 6-2

Jun. 10, 2019 11:05 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Morton is proving his worth to the Tampa Bay Rays. The 35-year-old right-hander, signed to a $30 million, two-year contract in free agency, remained unbeaten with his new team on Monday night, limiting the Oakland Athletics to two hits over seven shutout innings of a 6-2...

Hernández drives in 2, Price solid, Red Sox split with Rays

Jun. 8, 2019 10:40 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — David Price had a milestone night and Marco Hernández completed his long journey back to the big leagues. Hernández hit a key two-run double in his first major league start in over two years, Price pitched six solid innings in his 300th career start and the Boston Red Sox beat the...

Chirinos throws 8 scoreless innings, Rays beat Red Sox 5-1

Jun. 7, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Facing four games in three days at Fenway Park, the Tampa Bay Rays were looking to Yonny Chirinos to be solid for as long as possible. Chirinos exceeded all expectations, delivering eight scoreless innings of two-hit ball as Tampa Bay beat the Boston Red Sox 5-1 on Friday night. "That was...

Odorizzi goes 6 scoreless, Twins hang on to beat Rays 9-7

Jun. 2, 2019 6:36 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jake Odorizzi got a little extra enjoyment from his latest win. Odorizzi pitched six scoreless innings to lower his AL-best ERA to 1.96, and the Minnesota Twins held off the Tampa Bay Rays for a 9-7 victory Sunday. The right-hander, who went 40-37 with the Rays from 2013-17,...

MLB-best Twins rally, beat Rays 5-3 in matchup of hot teams

Jun. 1, 2019 11:02 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Minnesota Twins are a hit — and getting hit. Eddie Rosario hit a tiebreaking two-run single off Adam Kolarek in the ninth inning after a pair of batters were hit by pitches, and the Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 Friday night in a matchup of two of the major...