Tough Break: Kiermaier (Hip) to Miss Two Months

Bad news coming down for the Rays Friday afternoon.

Kevin Kiermaier will reportedly miss 6-8 weeks with a fractured hip injury. Mallex Smith will be called up from Triple-A.

Marc Topkin had the news first and joined Ron Diaz Friday. 

Head (here) to see the injury, which took place when Kiermaier slid into first base to avoid a collision.

In Kiermaier's postgame comments Thursday he didn't sound very optimistic. 

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