Rays transfer Kiermaier to 60-day disabled list

Tampa Bay Rays' Kevin Kiermaier, left, is helped by team trainer Ron Porterfield after injuring his leg sliding into first base during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox on Thursday, June 8, 2017, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Kiermaier left the game. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

TAMPA, Fla. (WANE) – The Tampa Bay Rays have transferred two-time Gold Glove winner and Bishop Luers graduate Kevin Kiermaier from the 10-day to the 60-day disabled list.

Kiermaier suffered a fractured right hip while sliding into first base on June 8.

Kiermaier was originally placed on the 10-day IR immediately following in the injury, but moving him to the 60-day opens a spot on the 40-man roster.