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Price, Longo lead Rays to 8th straight win and Red Sox

At the end of the night it was two names. Two big names. David Price and Evan Longoria. One turned in a gutsy performance on the mound, and the other delivered what might have been the biggest hit for the Rays this season. Together, they combined for a 6-4 victory Friday night against the Red Sox in front of a vocal crowd of 23,136 at Tropicana Field. Price struck out 10 in eight...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox at Tampa Bay Rays game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. The Tampa Bay Rays continue to take their current surge in stride. Looking to win nine straight for the first time in 10 years, the Rays can do so by handing the visiting Boston Red Sox a fifth consecutive defeat Saturday night. Evan Longoria delivered a tiebreaking, three-run double in the seventh inning and David Price won...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays have sights set on solid second half

In their first meeting of 2014, the Tampa Bay Rays entered their game versus the St Louis Cardinals mired in a near-epic run of failure with just one victory in their last 14 contests, and after losing 1-0 to the NL Central powers, the folks at Tropicana Field watched their collapsing club fall to 18-games under .500. But on Wednesday, the red-hot Rays returned the favor with a 3...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Longoria becomes Rays’ leader in career RBIs

Credit: Jeff Roberson/AP One reason the Tampa Bay Rays are still trying to recover from a 24-42 start is a career-worst season from star third baseman Evan Longoria. Coming into the two-game series with the St. Louis Cardinals, Longoria was hitting .262 with 11 home runs and a shocking .394 slugging percentage. Yet in the ninth inning at Busch Stadium, Longoria homered to left field...
Via Reading Between The Seams
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Evan Longoria Is Even Better Than We Think He Is

Evan Longoria is a former Rookie of the Year, a three time All Star, a two time Gold Glove Award winner, and a three time Top 10 MVP finisher. On top of all that, though, he’s under rated. While Longoria is a a three time All Star, he hasn’t actually made the team since 2010, despite two seasons with WARs greater than 6.6 and two Top 10 MVP finishes. I’m not exactly sure why...
Via Off The Bench
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Longoria drives in two, Rays top Royals 4-3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Evan Longoria drove in two runs, Jeremy Hellickson went 4 1/3 innings in his season debut, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Kansas City Royals 4-3 on Tuesday night. The Rays opened the sixth with three consecutive hits, including a two-run single by Longoria off Jason Vargas (8-4), to take a 2-1 lead. Vargas, who allowed two runs and six hits in 5 2/3 innings...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-MLBer implies David Price and Evan Longoria are potheads

Former MLB pitcher turned broadcaster/writer Dirk Hayhurst wrote a column about the popularity of marijuana throughout MLB and, in the article, he implied there are several potheads on the Tampa Bay Rays. Hayhurst’s column was inspired by Yahoo! Sports’ Jeff Passan’s recent column about the disparity between drug punishments for MLB and minor league players. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays must show offensive momentum doesn't end with another win over Astros

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- He has lived baseball long enough to form perspective, so Evan Longoria struck an appropriate tone after the Tampa Bay Rays' offense, suddenly hot after a deep freeze for weeks, turned up toasty results again. The three-time All-Star third baseman was a quicker-than-normal arrival to his locker after the Rays' 5-2 victory over the Houston Astros on...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Woes continue for the Tampa Bay Rays

The Tampa Bay Rays’ 2014 season is beginning to look as though it is never going to turn around. Fans and players have hoped that the Rays would figure it out eventually, but it appears that they may be in a hole too deep to dig out of. The Rays have gone from being a playoff team to the worst team in baseball in an extremely short amount of time, which has left the team with very...
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Evan Longoria has a blond mohawk

Evan Longoria is absolutely styling with his new haircut. The Tampa Bay Rays third baseman was seen sporting a new ‘do during his team’s game against the Baltimore Orioles Monday. He’s got a bleached-blond mohawk happening: Rays Longoria sports his new blonde mohawk against the Baltimore Orioles at the Trop. #mlb #rays — Dirk […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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