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Evan Longoria | Third Baseman

Team: Tampa Bay Rays
Age / DOB:  (29) / 10/7/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Long Beach St.
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Evan Longoria went 2-for-4 with a home run in Saturday's win over the Red Sox.
Longoria took reliever Matt Barnes deep in the eighth inning to extend the Rays' lead. The home run was his eighth of the season, giving him 34 RBI and 34 runs scored. Longoria is hitting .280/.359/.429 in the middle of the order for the AL East-leading Rays. Jun 27 - 6:32 PM

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Evan Longoria went 1-for-3 with a three-run homer in Saturday's win over the Indians.

Longoria took a Corey Kluber offering for a ride with two on and nobody out in the first inning. He also walked in the contest. Earlier in the week, the veteran third baseman was hit in the left wrist with a pitch, but x-rays came back negative and he didn't have to miss any time. It certainly didn't affect him on Saturday. Longoria's hitting .273/.350/.416 with seven homers and 32 RBI this season.
Jun 20 - 10:47 PM

Evan Longoria (wrist) is in Tuesday's lineup against the Nationals.

Longoria left Monday's game after he was hit in the left wrist with a pitch, but fortunately he's only dealing with a bruise and won't have to miss any time.
Jun 16 - 2:40 PM

X-rays on Evan Longoria's left wrist came back negative.

Longoria was hit on the wrist by a pitch during Monday's game but has escaped with merely a bruise. He's day-to-day.
Jun 15 - 10:00 PM

Evan Longoria left Monday's game against the Nationals after being hit on the left wrist by a pitch.

It's the same wrist that's caused him to miss a few games this month. The Rays could just be being cautious since they had a big lead, but an update on Longoria's condition should be available later Monday.
Jun 15 - 9:21 PM

Evan Longoria clubbed a solo home run, helping the Rays edge the Angels on Wednesday.

Longoria finished 1-for-3 with a walk on the night. His third inning solo home run off of Jered Weaver broke a 2-2 tie and proved to be the deciding factor in the game. The third baseman has only gone deep six times this season. Along with 26 RBI, Longoria is batting a mediocre -- for him -- .272/.352/.426.
Jun 10 - 9:53 PM

Evan Longoria (wrist) is back in the Rays' lineup Wednesday.

Longo missed the last three contests with a sore left wrist, but he took batting practice without issue Tuesday so it's not a surprise to see him in there in this one. The third baseman sports a .271/.349/.412 batting line with five homers and 25 RBI this season.
Jun 10 - 2:53 PM

Evan Longoria (wrist) expects to return to the Rays' starting lineup on Wednesday.

Longoria is out of the Rays' lineup Tuesday for the third straight game, but he took pregame batting practice and felt fine. He'd been dealing with some minor soreness in his left wrist. Jake Elmore is at the hot corner for the Rays on Tuesday night against the Angels.
Jun 9 - 4:07 PM

Evan Longoria (wrist) is out of the Rays' lineup again Tuesday against the Angels.

Longoria appeared as a pinch-runner Sunday, but he has has now missed three straight starts with a sore left wrist. He originally planned to return Tuesday, but apparently he needs more time. Jake Elmore will fill in at third base.
Jun 9 - 2:13 PM

Evan Longoria (wrist) was used as a pinch-runner Sunday in the Rays' win over the Mariners.

Longoria entered in the top of the eighth inning after Bobby Wilson reached on an error and eventually scored an important insurance run on a David DeJesus sacrifice fly. Longo was held out of the Rays' starting lineup for a second straight day with soreness in his left wrist. It's obviously not too serious.
Jun 8 - 8:35 AM

Evan Longoria (wrist) remained out of the Rays' lineup Sunday.

Longoria has now missed two straight starts with a sore left wrist. It doesn't appear to be a serious concern at this point, but wrist injuries can linger so it's definitely something to keep an eye on. Jake Elmore is filling in at third base again Sunday.
Jun 7 - 12:49 PM

Evan Longoria is battling a sore left wrist.

That explains why he's not in the lineup Saturday. It doesn't sound serious but the Rays may play it safe and keep Longoria out Sunday as well. Jake Elmore will start at third base on Saturday.
Jun 6 - 7:39 PM

Evan Longoria is out of the Rays' starting lineup Saturday night versus the Mariners.

Longo will take a seat with the M's throwing ace right-hander Felix Hernandez. Jake Elmore is at third base.
Jun 6 - 6:05 PM

Evan Longoria went 3-for-5 with two RBI in Tuesday's loss to the Mariners.

Longoria doubled twice in the game, including a bases-loaded, two-run double in the ninth inning. The third baseman is riding a 10-game hitting streak that has his overall line up to .289/.372/.452. Longoria has 23 RBI and 25 runs scored in the middle of the Rays lineup.
May 26 - 11:49 PM

Evan Longoria went 2-for-3 with a three-run homer, a walk, and his first stolen base of the season Friday against the Athletics.

Longoria has now hit safely in nine out of his last 10 games, but his batting average has actually gone down from .283 to .282 during that time. He currently has five home runs, which puts him on pace for his worst power season since his injury-plagued season in 2012.
May 22 - 11:29 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Rene Rivera
2Curt Casali
1B1James Loney
2B1Logan Forsythe
SS1Asdrubal Cabrera
2Jake Elmore
3B1Evan Longoria
LF1Desmond Jennings
2Joey Butler
CF1Kevin Kiermaier
RF1Steven Souza
2Brandon Guyer
3Grady Sizemore
DH1John Jaso
2David DeJesus
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Archer
2Jake Odorizzi
3Matt Moore
4Nate Karns
5Alex Colome
6Erasmo Ramirez
7Alex Cobb
8Drew Smyly
9Burch Smith
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Brad Boxberger
2Jake McGee
3Kevin Jepsen
4Jeff Beliveau
5Steve Geltz
6Brandon Gomes
7Xavier Cedeno
8Andrew Bellatti
9C.J. Riefenhauser