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Necessary Moves: Evan Longoria, Tampa Bay Rays

Over the next 30 days, I’ll look at 30 players—one from each team—that I believe should be traded. Some will seem obvious, just as others will seem nonsensical. Some may also seem desperate, but it’s important to understand that this list is entirely subjective. A player can be deemed movable for any of the following reasons: production (or lack thereof), current and future...
Via The Sports Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays will play in Cuba this spring -- if MLB finalizes the plans

Evan Longoria and Co. could make history this spring. Ken Blaze USA TODAY SportsNEW YORK -- The Tampa Bay Rays would be the team to make the trip if Major League Baseball returns to Cuba for an exhibition game during spring training.MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred drew the Rays on Friday from a bin of teams that wanted to make the trip.U.S. teams played spring training games in Cuba...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Angels kick the tires on a potential Evan Longoria deal with Rays?

Tampa Bay Rays designated hitter Evan Longoria gestures toward the dugout after hitting a first-inning double in a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) Kathy Willens AP PhotoHeading into the offseason, the Los Angeles Angels have one major area on which to focus: Third base. Veteran David Freese...
Via Fox Sports
October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays: The demise of Evan Longoria

The Tampa Bay Rays for many stretches of the 2015 season were leading the American League East division, but today the Rays are five games back in their division. There are a variety of reasons they have slipped in the standings but one key aspect to look at, is the lackluster numbers the starting third baseman has produced. Evan Longoria was looked at to be one of the premier talents...
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

David Price Tries to Hug Evan Longoria Out But Longoria's Not Having It

Daivd Price and Evan Longoria were once teammates on the Tampa Bay Rays, but last season the Rays sent Price to Detroit. When the two teams played Tuesday night Price got the chance to say hello to his former teammate during the game when Longoria hit a grounder right to him.Rather than just say hi as he tagged him out Price went for the hug, but Longoria wasn't having it and backed...
Via FatManWriting
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays: Opening series observations

Desmond Jennings scored a run in Tampa’s first win of the year on Wednesday. The Tampa Bay Rays began opening day by retiring Don Zimmer’s number 66. They ended it with a 6-2 loss. In the second game, the Rays scored five runs but gave up six in the losing effort. Game three proved to be more fortunate for the Rays as they won 2-0. Here are some observations on that opening...
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays: Fallout from the Zobrist Trade

John Jaso will be a key addition to the Rays lineup in 2015. The Tampa Bay Rays made news once again as they traded second baseman Ben Zobrist and shortstop Yunel Escobar to the Oakland A’s for catcher John Jaso, minor league shortstop Daniel Robertson and outfielder Boog Powell. Zobrist is a two-time All-Star and will be a free agent after the 2015 season. He is set make $7.5...
January 11, 2015  |  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

Tampa Bay Rays: 3 Up and 3 Down

Tampa Bay Rays: 3 Up and 3 DownThe Tampa Bay Rays had a very successful 2013 season, especially given the fact that they are one of baseball’s lowest budget teams. The Rays finished in second place in the AL East with a record of 92-71, earning one of the two American League Wild Card spots. This would be quite an impressive season for a team in any division, but is especially...
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Evan Longoria gets engaged to Playboy playmate Jaime Edmonson

Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria and girlfriend Jaime Edmondson are officially engaged.
Via Gamedayr
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

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