Evan Longoria 3B TB 4 days ago

Longoria (hip) is batting fourth and serving as the designated hitter for Friday's game against the Yankees, Roger Mooney of The Tampa Tribune reports.

Longoria left Thursday's game against the Blue Jays after a pitch hit his hip, but the diagnosis came back as nothing more than a bruise. While the Rays will take a cautious approach by keeping their star third baseman out of the field, Longoria should return to the hot corner within the next few days, assuming he doesn't aggravate his hip.

Evan Longoria 3B TB 4 days ago

Longoria is suffering from a bruised hip and is considered day-to-day, Roger Mooney of The Tampa Tribune reports.

Longoria was hit by a pitch late in Thursday's game, finishing the contest 1-for-3. Fortunately for owners, it appears his removal was precautionary, and he'll likely rejoin the lineup within the next few days.

Evan Longoria 3B TB 4 days ago

Longoria left Thursday's game after getting hit by a Marco Estrada pitch, Bill Chastain of MLB.com reports.

Longoria finished Thursday's game 1-for-3, but the biggest concern deals with the severity of his issues. Reports differentiate on where exactly would hit, but most indicate it was in the hip. However, the team should provide an update on his status at some point in the near future.

Evan Longoria 3B TB 2 weeks ago

Longoria went 1-for-2 in Friday's spring training game after missing Thursday's game due to an illness.

It doesn't look like this ailment will cause him to miss any time when the regular season begins.

Evan Longoria 3B TB 3 weeks ago

Longoria (illness) was scratched from Thursday's spring game, Steve Carney of 620 WDAE reports.

Longoria awoke Thursday morning feeling a bit under the weather, so the Rays will turn to Jake Elmore for a spot start at the hot corner. The 29-year-old Longoria is highly unlikely to see his symptoms carry over to the regular season, however. He had been having a strong spring, slashing an impressive .298/.321/.511 with 10 RBI in just 47 at-bats. Longoria started all 162 games last season, and should be poised for another productive fantasy campaign.

Evan Longoria 3B TB 5 months ago

Longoria suffered only a bruise on his left forearm after being hit by a pitch during Tuesday's game in Japan, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Nothing much to see here, as Longoria fortunately avoided any type of moderate-to-severe injury after being plunked on the left forearm.

Evan Longoria 3B TB 5 months ago

Longoria was removed from Tuesday's game in Japan after being hit by a pitch on the left forearm, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Although he left the game after the incident, Longoria appears to be OK upon departing. His availability for the rest of the exhibition series in Japan is uncertain.

Evan Longoria 3B TB 5 months ago

Longoria left Tuesday's game in Japan after being hit by a pitch and suffering an undisclosed injury, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

Given that the series in Japan is an exhibition, Longoria's removal may have been strictly precautionary. Further details will likely surface within the coming days to offer up more information about Longoria's ailment.

Evan Longoria 3B TB 7 months ago

Longoria went 1-for-4 with a solo homer, two RBI and a run scored in Wednesday's 3-2 loss to the Yankees.

Longoria is going through a bit of a power surge here in the last month of an otherwise frustrating campaign. Over his last 14 games, dating back to September 3, the three-time All-Star has slugged .554 while belting five roundtrippers and driving in a dozen runs.

Evan Longoria 3B TB 8 months ago

Longoria was 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in a losing effort against Toronto on Wednesday night.

The Rays looked listless and found themselves behind 6-0 after five innings before mounting a mild threat later in the game. Longoria lead the charge with a run-scoring single and a two-run home run, his 18th, but it was too little, too late. Longoria is hitting a tepid .254 and has logged just the 18 home runs, but he has been productive with 81 RBI on the season.