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Evan Longoria in peak twitter form

Evan Longoria responded to one of his critics on twitter this afternoon, and it was delightful.
Via DRaysBay
8 days ago

Evan Longoria launches first HR of 2017 MLB season

Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria didn’t waste any time making an impact on the new MLB season.During his first at-bat of the 2017 campaign, the right-handed slugger took advantage of the short left-field porch at Tropicana Field and took Masahiro Tanaka deep for the first home run of the season. This three-run shot put the Rays up by four runs over the New York Yankees...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Rays nearing $50 million extension with CF Kiermaier

The Tampa Bay Rays have liked what they’ve gotten out of Kevin Kiermaier the past few seasons, so they’re trying to lock him up.The Tampa Bay Times reports that Kiermaier and the Rays are close to reaching agreement on a $50 million contract extension for the centerfielder that would be for six years.Kiermaier was already under team control with Tampa Bay through 2020, so this...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 14, 2017  |  Discuss

Evan Longoria helps power Rays past Blue Jays

RAYS 8, BLUE JAYS 2 Erasmo Ramirez, who has battled hamstring tightness, worked two scoreless innings for the Rays. Tommy Hunter followed and worked a perfect third. Evan Longoria belted his first home run and first-base prospect Jake Bauers hit his second homer. Ryan Borucki got his first start and worked two innings for the Blue Jays, giving up a run and two hits, including a...
Via Associated Press
March 12, 2017  |  Discuss

The top 10 MLB third basemen heading into spring training

In today’s game, the hot corner may be the best collection of talent at one spot available. It has produced an MVP in each league over the past two seasons, as well as arguably the best infield defender in the game and a back-to-back homerun champion. And although the position loses an All-Star from a year ago in Matt Carpenter, who will move across the diamond to man first base...
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February 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Evan Longoria still not over Rays’ Logan Forsythe trade

It’s generally accepted by players that baseball is a business, and sometimes teams will make tough decisions that their players don’t completely approve of.Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria knows that too, but nearly a month later, he’s still not over the deal his team made that sent second baseman Logan Forsythe to the Los Angeles Dodgers.“I actually like where...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 18, 2017  |  Discuss

Longoria ‘surprised and upset’ Rays traded Forsythe

Evan Longoria and Logan Forsythe were teammates on the Tampa Bay Rays for the last three seasons, and Longoria feels blindsided that their tenure together ended so abruptly.On Monday, Longoria expressed his shock and sadness at the Rays’ decision to trade Forsythe away.“I’m surprised and upset at losing a player, clubhouse presence and friend like Logan,” Longoria said, according...
Via Larry Brown Sports
January 24, 2017  |  Discuss

MLB Rumors: Rays Could Trade Evan Longoria; Dodgers A Landing Spot?

One of the best third baseman in the American League could be leaving the only place he’s ever called home as a Major League Baseball player. According the’s Jon Morosi, the Tampa Bay Rays are considering trading slugger Evan Longoria this offseason. #Rays will consider offers for Evan Longoria this winter. #Dodgers are one possibility if they do not re-sign Justin...
November 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Rays not interested in dealing Evan Longoria

The Tampa Bay Rays will look at a lot of different ways to get better this winter, but trading Evan Longoria does not sound like it will be one of them. According to Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times, the Rays are willing to listen to offers for a number of players, but Longoria is not one of them. The team is said to be uninterested in moving him after a year in which he hit ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Proof that the Rays’ Evan Longoria is an All-Star

Criticism to the professional athlete can serve positive or negative purposes. It can prove to be damaging to the psyche of the athlete depending on how they receive it or the context it is spoken in. The mentally weak fall into the insecurity of being called out for poor performances, and it drowns them with ideas of self-doubt and the inability to improve. Criticism can also...
June 13, 2016  |  Discuss

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