The Tampa Bay Rays and outfielder Kevin Kiermaier reportedly agreed to a six-year, $53.5 million extension on Tuesday. With the deal, the Rays are able to lock up one of their most promising young players, while Kiermaier gets some financial (and likely team) security over the next six seasons.
Kiermaier has been featured a lot here at Beyond The Box Score, often for his outstanding defense. I’ll sum his career up quickly before going into the extensive details of what his contract means in context.
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