Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.253
 
Career Avg.
.271
Name  Evan Longoria
Born  10/7/1985
Height  6-2
Weight  210
Number  3
Position  3B
Bats  R
Throws  R
9/23/2014 1:31:00 PM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria is a career .189 hitter against Boston right-hander Clay Buchholz with 13 strikeouts in 37 at-bats.
Insight: It is always tough to sit a guy like Longoria, but if you have a decent option at third base, you may want to consider it. Longoria has 22 HR and 90 RBI this season.
 
9/21/2014 9:45:00 AM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria is a career .167 hitter against opposing starter John Danks.
Insight: He is 3-for18 lifetime against Danks, with only RBI. It is always tough to sit a guy like Longoria, but if you have a decent option at third base, you may want to consider it.
 
9/13/2014 4:09:00 PM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria went 2-for-4 with a home run on Saturday against the Blue Jays.
Insight: The homer was Longoria's 21st of the year. The third baseman is also hitting .252/.320/.406 with 87 RBI.
 
9/9/2014 11:46:00 AM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria is a career .417 hitter (10-for-24) against Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda.
Insight: Longoria continues to muddle through with mediocre number for a hitter of his talent. He's hitting .254 with 19 home runs, 83 RBI and a .723 OPS. The good news is he's hit .300 this week entering this favorable matchup.
 
9/5/2014 10:34:00 PM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria went 2-for-3, scoring the go-ahead run in the eighth as Tampa Bay beat Baltimore, 3-0.
Insight: One of Longoria's hits was a double. The third baseman has five hits in his last 11 at-bats, including a home run and three RBI. For the season, Longoria has been a little disappointing though, hitting .256 with 18 home runs and 81 RBI.
 
8/31/2014 6:10:00 PM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria went 0-for-3 against the Red Sox on Sunday.
Insight: Longoria went into Sunday's game on a five-game hitting streak. Even with the 0-for-3, he is batting .364 with a home run in his last six games. Longoria, however, has been overall disappointing this year. He is hitting just .254 with 17 home runs and 76 RBI.
 
8/26/2014 10:09:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay third baseman Evan Longoria has started as the DH the past two games due to a sore forearm, according to mlb.com.
Insight: Longoria says he played through the injury for five days and hopes to be back at third base Wednesday. He said it doesn't bother him when he hits.
 
8/25/2014 9:44:00 AM
Description: Tampa Bay third baseman Evan Longoria is a career .433 hitter with five home runs against Baltimore starter Chris Tillman.
Insight: That's the most home runs by any hitter off Tillman. Longoria continues to produce below expectations and its time to admit he's not going to reach last year's totals and will probably never reach the levels we expected when he exploded onto the scene as a rookie in 2008.
 
8/22/2014 10:02:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay third baseman Evan Longoria went 3-for-4 with a double, a homer and three RBI Friday at Toronto.
Insight: Longoria has just 38 extra-base hits (16 HR) in 560 plate appearances this season, an extra-base hit rate of 6.8 percent. In his first six seasons, Longoria had an extra-base hit in 10.9 percent of his plate appearances. He's hitting .254 with a .725 OPS.
 
8/17/2014 11:08:00 AM
Description: Tampa Bay third baseman Evan Longoria is a career .429 hitter (9-for-21) against Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda.
Insight: Longoria's season as not been up to expectations. He's batting .253 with 15 HR and 64 RBI, but after 74 extra-base hits last season he's managed just 36 in 2014 and we've seen his OPS drop from .842 to a mediocre .716. He is on a six-game winning streak and this is a favorable matchup so could be worth a shot.
 
7/4/2014 10:33:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay third baseman Evan Longoria went 2-for-2 with a double and a solo homer Friday at Detroit.
Insight: Longoria's hits just aren't going for extra bases that often in 2014. He had just one in his previous 14 games and has 25 on the year even after Friday's game.
 
6/30/2014 9:32:00 AM
Description: Tampa Bay third baseman Evan Longoria is 0-for-7 against Yankees starter David Phelps.
Insight: We're still waiting for the "real" Longoria to show up. Longoria is batting .264 with 10 homers and 37 RBI. If he's going to reach the 30-home run mark he's got to get going and Monday isn't likely to help.
 
6/27/2014 10:39:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay third baseman Evan Longoria went 3-for-4 in the second game of a day/night doubleheader Friday against Baltimore.
Insight: All three of his hits were singles. Longoria's current pace calls for 20 HR and 73 RBI. Those projected totals are both significantly lower than what Longoria posted during the 2013 season (32 HR, 88 RBI in 160 games).
 
6/27/2014 10:15:00 AM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria loves seeing right-hander Chris Tillman on the mound and fantasy owners like it too.
Insight: Longoria is a career .407 hitter (11-for-27) with five home runs and a 1.504 OPS versus Tillman. The five bombs are second most against any pitcher in his career (CC Sabathia - 6).
 
6/19/2014 10:39:00 PM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria homered Thursday against the Astros.
Insight: Longoria has four home runs and five doubles in June after picking up just 13 extra-base hits (5 HR) in the first two months of the season.
 
6/14/2014 8:34:00 PM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria went 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBI Saturday against the Astros.
Insight: Longoria has five extra-base hits (3 HR) in 49 at-bats this month after producing the same amount in 114 at-bats last month. He has just 18 extra-base hits in 268 at-bats this season.
 
6/7/2014 7:51:00 PM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria has picked up an extra-base hit in each of his last four games, including two homers.
Insight: That's a good sign. Longoria has just 17 extra-base hits (7 HR) in 246 at-bats this season.
 
6/4/2014 11:00:00 PM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria went 1-for-4 with a solo homer Wednesday against Miami.
Insight: Fantasy owners are still waiting for Longoria to meet expectations. He has just 14 extra-base hits in 258 plate appearances.
 
6/3/2014 10:15:00 AM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria is a career .600 hitter (6-for-10) with three home runs and six RBI against Miami starter Henderson Alvarez.
Insight: Longoria is producing nowhere near expectations for the talent third baseman, batting just .264 with five homers, 23 RBI and a .694 OPS. In his firs six seasons his lowest OPS was .842.
 
5/25/2014 8:33:00 PM
Description: Rays third baseman Evan Longoria hit his first home run since May 6 Sunday against Boston.
Insight: Longoria has gone 8-for-16 in his last three games, but he only has 13 extra-base hits and a .724 OPS this season, likely because his fly-ball rate is a career-low 29.9 percent.
 

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