Report: Jays close to re-signing OF Kevin Kiermaier

League: MLB

Posted on: 26 Dec, 2023 at 06:04 PM

Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

The Toronto Blue Jays reportedly are close to re-signing free agent center fielder Kevin Kiermaier.

MLB Network said the two sides are nearing agreement on a one-year, $10 million deal.

Kiermaier batted .265 with eight homers and 36 RBIs in 129 games in his first season with Toronto in 2023.

He also collected his fourth Gold Glove award, his first since the 2019 season with the Tampa Bay Rays.

Kiermaier, 33, played his first 10 seasons (2013-22) with the Rays. He has hit .249 with 352 RBIs in 1,043 career games.

--Field Level Media