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Kevin Kiermaier planned on covering himself in petroleum gel to battle the cold weather

s its for a portrait during photo day at Charlotte Sports Park on February 18, 2018 in Port Charlotte, Florida. (Mike Ehrmann)

With the Rays set to take on the Yankees in a rainy, windy and cold Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, Tampa Bay outfielder Kevin Kiermaier needed to come up with a way to stay warm. Enter: petroleum jelly. 

That's right: Where hoodies, balaclavas and infinity scarves fail, Vaseline begins. Unfortunately, while the plan to go slippery was a good one, Kiermaier forgot to apply it. 

What would Kiermaier have looked like out on the field, though? Our crack staff of artists tried to imagine it: