Evan Longoria

  • 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 […]

     
  • Fan injured by Evan Longoria bat that flew into the stands

    Fan injured by Evan Longoria bat that flew into the stands

    March 10, 2015 at 4:52 pm 4 comments

    In a scary scene, a fan at Charlotte Sports Park was taken out of the stands on a stretcher after being struck by a bat during an Evan Longoria at bat. Longoria lost control of the bat and it flew into the second section of seats where it struck an […]