If you started watching baseball this week, you might think Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier was the worst defensive player in the game.
That couldn’t be further from the truth. The 27-year-old’s career has been defined by his exceptional defense in center. His tremendous robbery of Manny Machado in 2015 has been immortalized as both a painting and a bobblehead. Both the metrics and the scouts agree that his two Gold Gloves are absolutely justified.
Author: Chris Cwik
Published: Thu May 11 2017 19:59:13 GMT-0400 (EDT)