TAMPA (WANE) – Longtime Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Kevin Kiermaier is set to become a free agent after the team declined his $13 million option on Thursday.

Kiermaier, a graduate of Bishop Luers High School, missed the latter portion of the 2022 season after undergoing season-ending hip surgery. Prior to surgery, Kiermaier batted .228 with 22 RBI and seven home runs.

In his time with the Rays, Kiermaier was a 3-time Golden Glove winner while helping Tampa reach the World Series in 2020.