Kevin Kiermaier planned on covering himself in petroleum gel to battle the cold weather
With the Rays set to take on the Yankees in a rainy, windy and cold Yankee Stadium on Tuesday, Tampa Bay outfielder
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.
Sorry to disappoint the blown outta proportion comment about me possibly applyin vaseline to help keep me warm tonight. Forgot to put it on. Have my 2 under shirts on already and goin vaseline free. Print that folks.— Kevin Kiermaier (@KKiermaier39) April 3, 2018
What would Kiermaier have looked like out on the field, though? Our crack staff of artists tried to imagine it: