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Kevin Kiermaier

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Latest 23 Oct 2021 | Updated Daily

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Yankees–Red Sox Reactions, Toronto vs. Kevin Kiermaier, and Who Will Win the AL Wild-Card Spots

R2C2 with CC Sabathia and Ryan Ruocco

This week, we react to a huge weekend for the Yankees in Boston that included a sweep and clutch performance from Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton (1:00). Then, we recap the drama between the Blue Jays and Kevin Kiermaier over a dropped cheat-sheet index card, and CC shares how he would’ve handled the situation (30:00). Finally, we lament the current pitiful state of New York football (37:00).Hosts: CC Sabathia and Ryan RuoccoProducers: Bobby Wagner and Sadye Zillo Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


27 Sep 2021

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208. The Wild Card Race Continues, Kevin Kiermaier Gets Beaned Ft. Andrew Wilson


The Blue Jays continue their desperate fight to make the 2021 playoffs, taking care of business against the Minnesota Twins and then fighting valiantly to steal a win from the Tampa Bay Rays at The Trop. But not before controversy befalls the team as Kevin Kiermaier maybe kind of steals Alejandro Kirk's matchup card and pays for it with a fastball between the numbers. A heinous act or gamesmanship? Only time will tell. Plus friend of the show Andrew Wilson stops by to discuss watching a Jays playoff run as a new dad and tries to figure out why Rolling Stone felt it necessary to rank 500 songs.

1hr 14mins

23 Sep 2021

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Sept. 21: Will Middlebrooks and Card-Stealing Kevin Kiermaier

Blair & Barker

Jeff and Kevin share their thoughts on the inconsistent strike zone during Monday night’s Blue Jays-Rays game, Nate Pearson potentially tipping his pitches, and the team’s current bullpen hierarchy. Orestes Destrade, former MLB first baseman and current Rays analyst, weighs in on Shane Baz’s impressive MLB debut on Monday and how this year’s Rays team […]

1hr 33mins

21 Sep 2021

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Rays Kevin Kiermaier Talks About His Son's Hockey Skills and How Badly He Wants A Boat Parade

The Block Party with Seth Kushner

On this week's Block Party Seth Kushner is joined by Rays Centerfielder Kevin Kiermaier to celebrate Champa Bay as they talk about how he snuck into the clubhouse to get updates on last year's 5OT game, his son's hockey skills, how badly he wants to have a boat parade, what stats he pays attention to the most, robot umpires, walk up songs and if he is friends with any guys on the Lightning, how Evan Longoria took him under his wing and the pros of not having fans last year.


17 Mar 2021

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Kevin Kiermaier Leads Rays Over Yankees For Series Lead & Bucs In Chicago Without Some Key Weapons

Sports Day Tampa Bay

Rick Stroud and Steve Versnick on the Rays 8-4 win over the Yankees to take a 2-games-to-1 lead in the ALDS. Kevin Kiermaier hit a big 3-run homerun, Charlie Morton worked out of trouble and Randy Arozarena continues to carry the team as they are 1 win away from the American League Championship Series. Plus the Bucs are heading to Chicago for Thursday night football without Justin Watson, Chris Godwin and Shady McCoy while Leonard Fournette is doubtful. Also Tom Jones joins us again to talk Bucs football.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 6mins

8 Oct 2020

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Kevin Kiermaier On Defense, The Yankees and Cardboard Fans

Starkville with Jayson Stark and Doug Glanville

The best team in the American League is currently the Tampa Bay Rays and centerfielder Kevin Kiermaier visits Jayson and Doug in Starkville this week.  Kevin gets into the long running rivalry between the Rays and Yankees and looks ahead to a potential playoff meeting.  He also compares the 2020 Rays to some of the other great teams the organization has put together.  Cardboard cutouts may look great on TV, but Kevin explains that they've made life tough on Major League defenses.   Follow Jayson on Twitter: @jaysonstFollow Doug on Twitter: @dougglanvilleFollow Kevin on Twitter: @KKiermaier39Follow Evil Mayor Tim on Twitter: @TimMMcMasterFollow Adam Reiter on Twitter: @TheReitStuff Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 26mins

8 Sep 2020

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Kevin Kiermaier Talks Defense, Defense, and More Defense

Sports Info Solutions Baseball Podcast

On this edition of the Sports Info Solution Baseball Podcast, Mark Simon (@MarkASimonSays) is joined by Tampa Bay Rays Platinum-Glove winning center fielder Kevin Kiermaier (@KKiermaier39) for a comprehensive explanation of what goes into playing defense. Kiermaier explains what he is doing to keep busy with his wife and toddler son in Tampa and the commonalities between bow-fishing and trying to catch a fly ball – and there are parallels! (1:00) He also shares the memories of the first good defensive plays he made in Little League and in the majors (4:00), who his favorite defensive player was as a kid (6:06), and the details of the intense amount of preparation he does to play defense the way he does - he takes opponents’ batting practice seriously - and to avoid having any weaknesses (6:59).Kevin also explains how he defenses Aaron Judge and Ichiro Suzuki and how he adjusts his positioning based on instinct and observations (11:30), what the difference is between making a catch and missing the ball on a low line drive (16:51), and a guide to what goes into a home run robbery (19:24). Mark also details what goes into tracking a home run robbery and how much credit a fielder gets for one and Kevin notes that defensive stats are important to players like him being in the major leagues (21:58). He also describes his glove and explains the routine he goes through to keep his arm strong (27:35). He also notices that baserunners have stopped challenging him and appreciates the respect that comes with that (31:28). Lastly, he runs through the coaches who helped him out along the way. All hail Skeeter Barnes! (33:00)Thanks for listening. Stay safe and Stay healthy!


11 May 2020

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Kevin Kiermaier's New Swing, Charlie Morton's Regret & How The Rays May Use Their Bullpen After Trading Pagan

Sports Day Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Times Rays Beat Writer Marc Topkin joins Rick Stroud as Rays Spring Training is set to begin and Stu Sternberg continues to push his split season plan with Montreal at a meeting with Tampa Mayor Jane Castor and Hillsborough County Commissioner Ken Hagan. Plus Kevin Kiermaier has revamped his swing for this season, what will the Rays do with the bullpen without Emilio Pagan, Charlie Morton's future with the Rays and his regret for the Astros cheating and how will Jose Martinez be used by the Rays.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


12 Feb 2020

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2019 Player Reviews: Guillermo Heredia, Kevin Kiermaier

Locked On Rays- Daily Podcast On The Tampa Bay Rays

Will Guillermo Heredia be on the Rays' 2020 roster? Is Kevin Kiermaier a possible trade chip this offseason with his rising salary and decreased offensive output? Kevin and Ulises discuss that and more in this episode of Locked on Rays.Follow the show on Twitter @LockedOnRays and e-mail questions/comments to lockedonrays@gmail.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


11 Nov 2019

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But is Kevin Kiermaier the Hottest Player in Baseball? (Ep. 217)

MLB.com Cut4cast

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9 Oct 2019