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Evan Longoria | Third Baseman | #3

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (32) / 10/7/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Long Beach State
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 1 (3) / TB
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Evan Longoria is absent from the Rays' starting lineup on Saturday.
It looks like just a regular day of rest for the veteran third baseman. He should be back in there for Sunday's season finale. Sep 30 - 2:42 PM

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Evan Longoria clubbed his 20th home run of the season as the Rays blasted the Orioles on Friday night in Tampa Bay.

His solo blast off of Wade Miley increased the Rays' lead to 4-0 in the fifth inning. He also drove in a run with a fielder's choice in the first, finishing the night 1-for-4. Longoria is slashing .259/.312/.422 with 20 homers and 85 RBI on the season.
Sep 29 - 10:20 PM

Evan Longoria is not in the Rays' lineup Sunday.

Steven Souza and Wilson Ramos are also getting days off. The Rays have Daniel Robertson at third base, Mallex Smith in right field and Jesus Sucre at catcher.
Sep 24 - 10:06 AM

Evan Longoria clubbed a solo home run as the Rays bested the Orioles on Friday night.

His solo shot off of Ubaldo Jimenez increased the Rays' advantage to 5-2 in the third inning. It was his lone hit in five at-bats on the evening. The veteran third baseman is hitting .267/.319/.430 with 19 long balls and 83 RBI in what has been a disappointing season.
Sep 22 - 10:24 PM

Evan Longoria reached base four times Thursday in a loss to the Blue Jays.

Longoria singled, doubled and walked twice. His wall-ball double in the eighth, which fell just out of Ezequiel Carrera’s reach in center field, knotted the game at three, though Justin Smoak broke the tie with a solo blast later in the inning. The Rays’ long-time third baseman has hit .268 with 17 homers and 68 RBI this season.
Aug 17 - 8:34 PM

Evan Longoria (thumb) is back in the Rays' starting lineup Sunday versus the Indians.

Longoria will start at third base and hit third against Cleveland ace Corey Kluber after missing Saturday's game with a bruised left thumb. It was never a serious concern.
Aug 13 - 9:48 AM

Evan Longoria (thumb) is not in the Rays' starting lineup on Saturday.

Longoria sustained a minor thumb injury during Friday's game. He feels much better and may available as a pinch hitter off the bench on Saturday and should rejoin the starting lineup for Sunday's series finale.
Aug 12 - 2:55 PM

Evan Longoria hit for the cycle Tuesday as the Rays beat the Astros 6-4.

The double came in the ninth, and Longoria was originally ruled out on the play before replay correctly overturned the call. Longoria's triple came in the third and was his first of the year. He hit his 17th homer in the first. He's batting .343 with five homers since the beginning of July, and his .797 OPS is his highest mark since the second week of the season.
Aug 2 - 12:22 AM

Evan Longoria went 3-for-4 with a home run, two RBI, and two runs scored in the Rays' defeat of the Orioles on Wednesday.

Longoria launched a two-run homer off Ubaldo Jimenez in the bottom of the sixth inning and he singled and scored in the bottom of the eighth. He's slashing .273/.324/.454 with 15 home runs and 61 RBI in 99 games this year.
Jul 26 - 3:25 PM

Evan Longoria went 2-for-4 with two RBI in a loss to the Rangers on Saturday.

Longoria plated two with an RBI single in the third inning. The multi-hit game was the latest in what's been a scorching start to the second half for the 31-year-old, who's 12-for-32 with six RBI and five runs in eight games since the break. Longoria is now hitting .269/.321/.447 with 14 homers and 59 RBI on the year.
Jul 22 - 10:46 PM

Evan Longoria went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in Wednesday's loss to the A's.

The double was Longo's 25th of the season. In addition, the veteran third baseman is slashing .269/.322/.451 with 14 homers and 57 RBI over the course of 93 games played. The numbers might not be as crisp as they were in his prime, but he remains a respectable enough run-producer for the Rays.
Jul 19 - 7:43 PM

Evan Longoria went 2-for-4 and hit his 14th homer against the A's on Monday.

Longoria has hit in 18 of his last 20 games, raising his average to .269. He had been under .250 most of the season, but now he's right up against his career average of .271.
Jul 18 - 1:06 AM

Evan Longoria went 3-for-4 with a double and two runs scored in Sunday's loss to the Angels.

This was Longoria's sixth game of at least three hits this season. Four of his 24 doubles on the year have come in his last seven games. On the whole, the veteran third baseman is slashing .264/.321/.434 with 13 homers and 55 RBI over the course of 90 games played.
Jul 16 - 6:50 PM

Evan Longoria homered and doubled Friday as the Rays edged the Angels 2-1 in 10 innings.

Longoria's hits were the only two the Rays had until Wilson Ramos singled and Brad Miller doubled him with two outs in the 10th. It was Longoria's 13th homer. He's been a disappointment, for sure, but he's still on pace for 23 homers and 96 RBI.
Jul 15 - 1:35 AM

Evan Longoria drove in two runs Sunday in the Rays’ come-from-behind win over the Red Sox.

He drove in the Rays’ first run with an RBI single in the first and added to his tally with a sac fly that scored Steven Souza in the third. Longoria’s home runs are down from last year—he went to the break with 19 round-trippers in 2016 compared to the 12 he has this season. But he’s still been plenty productive with 22 doubles, 46 runs scored and 53 RBI.
Jul 9 - 4:54 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Wilson Ramos
2Jesus Sucre
3Curt Casali
1B1Logan Morrison
2B1Brad Miller
2Daniel Robertson
SS1Adeiny Hechavarria
2Matt Duffy
3B1Evan Longoria
2Trevor Plouffe
LF1Corey Dickerson
2Colby Rasmus
CF1Kevin Kiermaier
2Peter Bourjos
3Mallex Smith
RF1Steven Souza
2Cesar Puello
DH1Lucas Duda
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Archer
2Alex Cobb
3Jake Odorizzi
4Jacob Faria
5Blake Snell
6Austin Pruitt
7Nathan Eovaldi
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Alex Colome
2Brad Boxberger
3Dan Jennings
4Xavier Cedeno
5Tommy Hunter
6Steve Cishek
7Kevin Gadea
8Sergio Romo
9Matt Andriese
10Shawn Tolleson
11Jose Alvarado
12Ryne Stanek
13Chaz Roe
14Chih-Wei Hu