Evan Longoria

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    January 4, 2016 at 11:17 am 0 comments

    Here are a few links to start the week… Evan Longoria got married. [TBO.com] A recap of the past year in the Rays’ search for a new stadium. Basically nothing happened. Oh yay. [Shadow of the Stadium] One of the prospects received in the Wil Myers trade is listed as one […]

     
  • Kevin Kiermaier wins Gold Glove Award

    Kevin Kiermaier wins Gold Glove Award

    November 10, 2015 at 7:49 pm 0 comments

    Kevin Kiermaier won his first career Gold Glove Award on Tuesday night. Evan Longoria was also nominated at third base, but came up short as the award went to Manny Machado (of course). This makes it official. #OutlawGoldRush pic.twitter.com/MjAzZtkDGn — Tampa Bay Rays (@RaysBaseball) November 11, 2015 Kiermaier led all […]

     
  • Evan Longoria may have played his last game with the Tampa Bay Rays

    Evan Longoria may have played his last game with the Tampa Bay Rays

    October 19, 2015 at 1:37 pm 11 comments

    Remember when Evan Longoria signed his second long-term contract and it was assumed he would finish his career with the Rays? Not so fast. In what is just speculation at this point, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe weighs in on Longoria, his contract, and his future, suggesting the Angels […]

     
  • Evan Longoria is not fond of watching baseball on TV

    Evan Longoria is not fond of watching baseball on TV

    October 9, 2015 at 12:16 pm 13 comments

    Evan Longoria was a guest on ESPN Radio’s “Mike & Mike” show on Friday for a segment in which he was asked to pick the winners of some upcoming NFL games. But before that, Longo was asked about the MLB playoffs. Longoria was asked if he had any insight into […]

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

    [THE HANGOVER] What Rays fans need to know today

    September 25, 2015 at 11:09 am 4 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 4, Red Sox 2 (boxscore) THE GOOD: Evan Longoria hit his 20th home run and it was a bomb. ESPN gave it a “true distance” of […]

     
  • 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. […]