Evan Longoria

  • Evan Longoria is no longer the power-hitting superstar … or maybe he is just hurt

    Evan Longoria is no longer the power-hitting superstar … or maybe he is just hurt

    July 21, 2015 at 9:00 am 8 comments

    Ben Lindbergh of Grantland wonders what is up with Evan Longoria’s lack of power. You can read the entire column here, but here are the highlights: Longoria’s non-power numbers haven’t changed much while his power numbers are way down the last two years. Specifically, most of Longoria’s power decline has […]

     
  • Derek Shelton calls Joey Butler an ‘old school’ hitter

    Derek Shelton calls Joey Butler an ‘old school’ hitter

    June 22, 2015 at 1:47 pm 2 comments

    One of the pleasant surprises this season for the Rays has been the bat of Joey Butler. Reminiscent of Carlos Pena, who was not supposed to make the 2007 roster, Butler started the year in triple-A Durham, was later called up, and has done nothing but hit the ball well. […]

     
  • Evan Longoria’s pitching arsenal is ‘just soggy 2-seamers’ and knuckleballs

    Evan Longoria’s pitching arsenal is ‘just soggy 2-seamers’ and knuckleballs

    June 19, 2015 at 12:35 pm 0 comments

    Evan Longoria was a guest on MLB Network’s “Intentional Talk” where he discussed a variety of topics including what he would throw if asked to pitch. “I’d probably need about two innings to get loose,” Longo answered. “By the time I get in there, it is just soggy 2-seamers (fastballs), […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    June 8, 2015 at 8:09 am 6 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS 3, Mariners 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: I’m going to try to put what Chris Archer is going in perspective and yet I know it won’t […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 11, 2015 at 8:23 am 13 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Rangers 2, RAYS 1 (boxscore) THE GOOD: The Rays lost by 1, but it could have been a lot worse if not for some stellar defense. […]

     
  • These are the uniforms the Rays will wear on Memorial Day.

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 8, 2015 at 9:48 am 16 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Rangers 5, RAYS 4 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Another huge night for the bullpen who single-handedly (or is it triple-handedly?) kept the Rays in the game. Erasmo […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    May 7, 2015 at 8:06 am 11 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. RAYS (boxscore) THE GOOD: The biggest moment of the game came in the 8th when Kevin Cash stuck with Kevin Jepsen instead of bring Brad Boxberger in […]

     
  • Evan Longoria has a new ad campaign promoting everything and it is great

    Evan Longoria has a new ad campaign promoting everything and it is great

    March 26, 2015 at 4:11 pm 2 comments

    New Balance has released a new long-form commercial featuring Evan Longoria along with Olympian Emma Coburn and ESPN host Scott Van Pelt. While the commercial is for New Balance, it also gives a huge plug to ESPN and SportsCenter and the print version of the ad (see below) even promote’s […]

     
  • There is nothing wrong with Evan Longoria’s glove and arm

    There is nothing wrong with Evan Longoria’s glove and arm

    March 13, 2015 at 12:27 pm 3 comments

    Evan Longoria was doing some Evan Longoria things in the field today against the Philadelphia Phillies, charging an attempt for a bunt basehit and making a strong throw to first to get the runner. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • A teammate once put the head of a dead animal in Evan Longoria’s locker

    A teammate once put the head of a dead animal in Evan Longoria’s locker

    March 12, 2015 at 1:42 pm 1 comment

    Evan Longoria was a guest on ESPN Radio’s “Mike & Mike” this morning when he answered some questions from fans live on the air. Most of the questions were pretty standard stuff like the toughest pitcher he has faced (Longoria named Andy Pettitte, Yu Darvish, and Max Scherzer), his idol […]