Found May 01, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Evan Longoria
TEAMS: Tampa Bay Rays
Rays third baseman Evan Longoria has a partial tear of his left hamstring.

Rays take wait-and-see approach to Longoria

ST. PETERSBURG Tampa Bay Rays star Evan Longoria sustained a left hamstring-knee injury early in Monday nights game against Seattle but the club isnt ready to place him on the disabled list. Andrew Friedman, executive vice president of baseball operations, told the media Tuesday morning following the introductory press conference of free agent-slugger Hideki Matsui that the first...

Longoria set for tests Tuesday on sore left knee

The official word on Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria was that he had soreness behind his left knee and would undergo further testing Tuesday. "Kind of a day-to-day gig right now," manager Joe Maddon said. Longoria was hurt while caught stealing in the third inning. His foot got caught on the foot of Seattle Mariners shortstop Brendan Ryan, who tagged him out...

Rays deny Longoria out 6-8 weeks

Evan Longoria isn't likely to be placed on the disabled list immediately and it's uknown whether he'll hit the DL at all. The Rays said Tuesday, denying a report from the St. Petersburg Times that the All-Star third baseman would miss 6-8 weeks with a hamstring injury, that they would see how Longoria feels Tuesday and beyond before considering any transaction. Longoria...

Evan Longoria Down, Rays Out?

Evan Longoria has a partially torn hamstring. He’ll miss at least four weeks and as many as eight while he rehabs the injury. His team is left with a slim four-and-a-half game lead on last-place Boston and two months without their star. Their internal options may not seem scintillating, but they could do just enough… provided Longoria can return healthy. First, let’s set the...

Evan Longoria exits Monday's game with left knee injury

Evan Longoria made his second attempt to reach his 2011 steals total (3) on Monday night, but his left knee prevented him from getting there.  Longoria was caught stealing for the third time this year and injured his knee in the process, forcing him to exit early from the Rays' 3-2 win over the Mariners on Monday night. There isn't much to update as to the extent of the...

Rays' Longoria to miss six to eight weeks

The Rays were being optimistic after Evan Longoria hurt his leg last night, but tonight, the mood is much less upbeat in Tampa Bay.   #Rays say Longoria has partial tear of left hamstring. Out 6-8 weeks. — Marc Topkin (@TBTimes_Rays) May 1, 2012   This is absolutely not what the doctor ordered for the Rays. Longoria had played in all 23 of the Rays games so far, and...

Rays' Longoria out 4-8 weeks

A few hours after denying a report that third baseman Evan Longoria will be sidelined 6-8 weeks with a hamstring injury, the Tampa Bay Rays acknowledged Thursday afternoon that Longoria will be out 4-8 weeks with a partially torn hamstring. Longoria left Monday's 3-2 win over the Mariners with soreness behind his left knee with a "hamstring-knee issue." The St...

Longoria placed on 15-day disabled list

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Tampa Bay third baseman Evan Longoria has been put on the 15-day disabled list with a partially torn left hamstring that's expected to sideline him four to eight weeks. The Rays received the test results before Tuesday night's game against the Seattle Mariners. Longoria is hitting .329 with four homers and 19 RBI. The three-time All-Star was...

Tampa Bay Rays have new concern over 3B Evan Longoria

Coming off a 15-8 record in April and setting a career best 9-1 home record in 2012, the Tampa Bay Rays now have a new concern regarding 3B Evan Longoria. Longoria attempted to steal second base last night and slid into second base awkwardly, twisting his left knee. Longoria left the lineup after the third inning. Rays officials told reporters after the victory over...

Fantasy baseball podcast May 1

Each Tuesday during the fantasy baseball regular season Mike Harmon and John Halpin hop on the internet to talk all things baseball in their weekly Fantasy 15 podcast. This week assistant fantasy editor Joel Beall joins the guys to talk about Evan Longoria's injury, Albert Pujols' struggles at the dish and other fantasy baseball news and notes. >> Listen to Fantasy...

Injury updates: Longoria, Heyward, Zimmerman and Affeldt

Here's a running list of injury updates around the Major leagues: – Thrid baseman Evan Longoria suffered a partial tear of his left hamstring and will be out for six-eight weeks according to Marc Topkin of the St. Petersburg Times. – According to David O’Brien of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Jason Heyward is still a little sore from an oblique injury, and is now ...
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