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.
Rays star third baseman Evan Longoria is the designated hitter for the second straight game - and likely will the rest of the weekend - as he's dealing with a "pretty painful" case of Plantar fasciitis in his right foot.
There are nights, like Monday, when baseball is not so easy, even for Evan Longoria. He had bounced into a double play in the game's most promising moment, and his Rays ended up losing in 14 innings, to the Red Sox no less, and he, understandably, wasn't in much of a mood as he left the Trop. …
ST. PETERSBURG — The Rays' Evan Longoria was the DH for the second straight game Friday and could be there the rest of the weekend as he's dealing with a "pretty painful" case of plantar fasciitis in his right foot.
From the Rays:
"Rays third baseman Evan Longoria read several books to 150 kids and parents today at the Pinellas Park Library to kick off "Reading with the Rays-Read Your Way to the Ballpark."
"The Rays Baseball Foundation in partnership with Tampa Bay Times Newspaper in Education …
Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria is the only player on the team to crack the top-5 in fan All-Star voting at his position, according to the first update released Monday.
The Rays were certainly more well-rested, and it showed Sunday, as they routed the Indians, 11-3 at Progressive Field.
Rays third baseman Evan Longoria was named American League Player of the Week on Monday.
Longoria hit .464 with three homers and 11 RBI, including a two-run walkoff homer in Saturday's 8-7 win.
Manager Joe Maddon said Longoria has been at the top of his offensive game, and it's shown, as the …
Rays 3B Evan Longoria on his two-run walkoff homer that saved the Rays from a frustrating loss and gave them an 8-7 win.
Just heard back from former Rays pitchers James Shields, who seconded what Evan Longoria said about them clearing the air after recent comments from Longoria.
"It's all good,'' Shields said. "No worries.''
Longoria said Thursday he had reached out to Shields to clarify comments he made just …
CHICAGO — Former Ray James Shields said he was looking forward to facing his former teammates on Tuesday night, the Royals pitcher said Friday from Kansas City.