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Evan Longoria

Rays third baseman

Rays third baseman

Evan Longoria

Evan Longoria is an All-Star third baseman for the Tampa Bay Rays. He made his major league debut for the Rays in 2008, and was named to the American League team for the 2008 All Star Game. He also was named the 2008 American League Rookie of the Year. A three-time All-Star, he won Gold Glove and Silver Slugger awards in 2009 and a Gold Glove in 2010. In 2012, Longoria was signed to a 6-year, $100-million dollar contract extension that could keep him in Tampa Bay through 2022.



  1. Rays can't keep this up, can they?

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG

    Big game. Big series.

    Huge win.

    Rays vs. Red Sox. Even normally sleepy Tropicana Field had a bit of buzz to it Friday night. Okay, so it wasn't Fenway Park, and it didn't quite feel like October, but it did feel like a game that mattered.

    It’s a team high-five after the Rays win their eighth straight and go to 20-5 for the past month.
  2. Longoria second among AL third basemen in All-Star voting

    Blogs

    Rays star Evan Longoria may not be having his best season, but he's ranked second among American League third basemen in All-Star voting.

  3. Video: Longoria quizzes cast of 'Anchorman 2'

    Blogs

    Evan Longoria fields a ground ball while warming up before a playoff game against the Red Sox in October.
  4. Tampa City Council says yes to quirky restaurant backed by Rays' Evan Longoria

    Local Government

    TAMPA — Tampa Bay Rays slugger Evan Longoria and his business partners on Thursday won initial City Council approval for a late-night restaurant featuring duckpin bowling.

  5. Rays hope Longoria heats up for stretch drive

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — As hot as the Rays have been, manager Joe Maddon admitted it's unusual that they just had their best month in club history while their best player, 3B Evan Longoria, has struggled.

    Evan Longoria hit just .194 (19-for-98) in July, the second lowest mark of his career for any month.
  6. Longoria feels "inches away" from coming out of slump

    Blogs

    As hot as the Rays have been, manager Joe Maddon admitted it’s “unusual” that they just had their best month in club history while their best player - third baseman Evan Longoria - has struggled.

  7. Longoria hopes to play in next few days, avoid DL

    Blogs

    Rays All-Star third baseman Evan Longoria said his right foot is feeling a lot better, and hopes to play in the next couple days.

  8. For now, no DL for Rays' Longoria

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays will wait a few days to see if the pain caused by plantar fasciitis in 3B Evan Longoria's right foot subsides.

    The Rays hope a few days of rest will be enough to heal the ailing right foot of third baseman Evan Longoria. If not, he could be headed to the DL.
  9. Rays' Longoria leaves Friday's game in third inning

    Blogs

    Rays third baseman Evan Longoria has left tonight's game after the second inning after irritating the plantar fasciitis in his foot, the team said.

    Longoria will be re-evaluated Saturday.

  10. Longoria leaves Rays' latest loss to Tigers

    The Heater

    ST. PETERSBURG — Tigers star third baseman Miguel Cabrera hurt the Rays pretty good Friday night, with two home runs among his four-hit night that handed Tampa Bay a 6-3 loss at Tropicana Field.

    Rays catcher Jose Lobaton watches the Tigers’ Prince Fielder score after his homer.