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Evan Longoria

28-Year-Old Third Baseman – Tampa Bay Rays

2014 Stats

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.252

HR

22

RBI

90

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81

SB

5

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

After an injury-shortened campaign in 2012, Longoria proved in 2013 what he can bring to the Rays' offense. While a .269 batting average may not seem overly impressive, he posted an .842 OPS and had t...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 210   DOB: 10/7/1985   BORN: Downey, CA   COLLEGE: Long Beach State   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Evan Longoria Contract Information:

Longoria signed a six-year, $100 million contract extension with the Rays in November of 2012. With the new deal, Longoria will be a member of the Rays through the 2022 season with an option for the 2023 season that will average an annual salary of $16.6 million per year over the extension length.

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

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Evan Longoria Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2006 20 A A 28 123 110 22 36 16 8 0 8 28 1 1 13 19 0 0 0 .327 .402 .618 1.020
2006 20 AA MON 26 109 105 14 28 11 5 0 6 19 2 1 1 20 0 3 0 .267 .266 .486 .752
2007 21 AA MON 105 447 381 78 117 42 21 0 21 76 4 0 51 81 0 3 12 .307 .403 .528 .931
2007 21 AAA DUR 31 128 104 19 28 13 8 0 5 19 0 0 22 29 0 1 1 .269 .398 .490 .888
2008 22 AAA DUR 7 30 25 2 5 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 5 0 0 1 .200 .333 .200 .533
2008 22 MAJ TAM 122 508 448 67 122 60 31 2 27 85 7 0 46 122 0 8 6 .272 .343 .531 .874
2009 23 MAJ TAM 157 671 584 100 164 77 44 0 33 113 9 0 72 140 0 7 8 .281 .364 .526 .889
2010 24 MAJ TAM 151 661 574 96 169 73 46 5 22 104 15 5 72 124 0 10 5 .294 .372 .507 .879
2011 25 AA MON 4 17 15 5 4 3 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 .267 .353 .867 1.220
2011 25 MAJ TB 133 574 483 78 118 58 26 1 31 99 3 2 80 93 0 5 6 .244 .355 .495 .850
2012 26 AAA DUR 10 39 30 0 6 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 7 9 0 1 1 .200 .359 .200 .559
2012 26 MAJ TB 74 312 273 39 79 31 14 0 17 55 2 3 33 61 0 3 3 .289 .369 .527 .896
2013 27 MAJ TB 160 693 614 91 165 74 39 3 32 88 1 0 70 162 0 6 3 .269 .343 .498 .841
2014 28 MAJ TB 156 677 604 81 152 48 25 1 22 90 5 0 56 129 1 8 8 .252 .320 .406 .726
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3-Year Averages     122 525 456 69 120 53 26 1 26 80 2 1 61 105 0 4 4 .263 .352 .496 .848
Career  (View All)     953 4,096 3,580 552 969 421 225 12 184 634 42 10 429 831 1 47 39 .271 .351 .494 .845

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Evan Longoria Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Sep. 21 CWS 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .320 .406 .726
Sep. 20 CWS 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .320 .407 .727
Sep. 19 CWS 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .319 .406 .725
Sep. 17 NYY 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .320 .407 .727
Sep. 16 NYY 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .320 .403 .723
Sep. 15 NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .321 .404 .725
Sep. 14 @Tor 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .321 .406 .727
Sep. 13 @Tor 4 1 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .320 .406 .726
Sep. 12 @Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .319 .398 .717
Sep. 11 @NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .320 .400 .720
Sep. 10 @NYY 4 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .322 .403 .725
Sep. 9 @NYY 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .321 .399 .720
Sep. 7 Bal 6 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .322 .401 .723
Sep. 6 Bal 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .255 .324 .398 .722
Sep. 5 Bal 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .326 .400 .726
Sep. 4 Tor 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .325 .397 .722
Sep. 3 Tor 4 1 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .323 .398 .721
Sep. 2 Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .252 .322 .391 .713
Sep. 1 Bos 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .323 .394 .717
Aug. 31 Bos 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .323 .395 .718
Aug. 30 Bos 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 .255 .325 .397 .722
Aug. 29 Bos 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .324 .397 .721
Aug. 28 @Bal 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 .255 .325 .399 .724
Aug. 27 @Bal 4 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .255 .325 .394 .719
Aug. 26 @Bal 4 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .322 .391 .713
Aug. 25 @Bal 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .321 .388 .709
Aug. 24 @Tor 5 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 .251 .323 .391 .714
Aug. 23 @Tor 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .324 .393 .717
Aug. 22 @Tor 4 1 3 1 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .254 .327 .397 .724
Aug. 21 Det 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .323 .386 .709
Last 7 Days 25 4 6 1 0 1 3 2 7 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .296 .400 .696
Last 14 Days 54 9 11 2 0 4 9 4 13 0 0 0 2 0 .204 .250 .463 .713
Last 30 Days 115 15 29 5 0 7 23 7 25 1 0 1 2 2 .252 .296 .478 .774

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Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 149 8
2013 147 14
2012 50 25
2011 130 3
2010 151
2009 151 3

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Evan Longoria Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014151255200.272.444.820
20131733410311.301.566.950
201266136171.318.6671.064

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20144535617705.245.393.692
20134415722570.256.472.799
20122072611381.280.483.842

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20143035212471.261.422.763
20132913715401.258.481.830
2012115208222.339.6091.018

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20143012910434.243.389.686
20133235417480.279.514.852
2012158199330.253.468.807
Evan Longoria Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2006 20 A A 123 110 10.6% 15.4% 0.68 83% .337 .291
2006 20 AA MON 109 105 0.9% 18.3% 0.05 81% .278 .219
2007 21 AA MON 447 381 11.4% 18.1% 0.63 79% .344 .221
2007 21 AAA DUR 128 104 17.2% 22.7% 0.76 72% .329 .221
2008 22 AAA DUR 30 25 13.3% 16.7% 0.80 80% .250 .000
2008 22 MAJ TAM 508 448 9.1% 24% 0.38 73% .318 .259
2009 23 MAJ TAM 671 584 10.7% 20.9% 0.51 76% .319 .245
2010 24 MAJ TAM 661 574 10.9% 18.8% 0.58 78% .343 .213
2011 25 AA MON 17 15 5.9% 11.8% 0.50 87% .100 .600
2011 25 MAJ TB 574 483 13.9% 16.2% 0.86 81% .242 .251
2012 26 AAA DUR 39 30 17.9% 23.1% 0.78 70% .286 .000
2012 26 MAJ TB 312 273 10.6% 19.6% 0.54 78% .318 .238
2013 27 MAJ TB 693 614 10.1% 23.4% 0.43 74% .317 .229
2014 28 MAJ TB 677 604 8.3% 19.1% 0.43 79% .287 .154
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3-Year Averages     525 456 11.6% 20% 0.58 77% .289 .233
Career     4,096 3,580 10.5% 20.3% 0.52 77% .306 .223

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2014 Stat Review for Evan Longoria    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.252 AVG
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79% Contact Rate
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.287 BABIP
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Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.406 SLG
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.154 ISO
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Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.43 BB/K
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8.3% BB Rate
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19.1% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.726 OPS
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.320 OBP
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Evan Longoria: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

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

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Longoria smacked a solo homer and finished with a couple of RBI in Thursday's loss at Baltimore.

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Longoria is manning DH on Tuesday at Baltimore because his forearm has been sore for about five days, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Longoria was 1-for-5 with two RBI and a stolen base in the Rays' win over Toronto on Sunday.

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Longoria was 3-for-4 with a walk, a home run, and three RBI in the Rays' win over Toronto on Friday night.

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Despite leaving Wednesday's game after seven innings and serving as the DH Thursday, Longoria is not dealing with any health issues, Marc Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Longoria had just one hit in four at-bats, but it was a based-loaded double that plated three runs and propelled the Rays to a win over the Red Sox on Friday night.

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Longoria went 1-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored, while clubbing his 12th home run of the year Tuesday in the Rays' 7-2 win over the Cardinals.

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Longoria went 2-for-5 with two doubles, one RBI and a run scored in Sunday's 5-3 win over the Twins.

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Longoria provided all the offense for the Rays on Saturday, going 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBI in a loss to the Astros.

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Longoria went 3-for-5 with a solo homer and a double in Sunday's win over the Red Sox.

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Longoria appears to have moved into the second spot in the order.

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2014

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2013

Longoria was off to one of the best starts in the league in April when he had a line of .329/.433/.561 until an awkward slide into second base led to a hamstring injury that knocked him out until early August. After struggling initially in his return, he slugged 11 home runs and 26 RBI over the final 34 games of the season and finished the season with a pace in line with his full-season averages. Even with playing in just 74 games, he posted a career-high .896 OPS. His walk rate dropped and his strikeout rate rose slightly from the previous season, but with a smaller sample size, this should not indicate difficulties moving forward. If he can avoid injuries, expect Longo to again be a premier fantasy third baseman for 2013.

2012

Longoria might have been the biggest part of what was arguably the most dramatic final day of the regular season after hitting a walk-off home run to give the Rays the wild card in the American League. Longoria's overall numbers from last season, other than his career-low .244 batting average, were similar to his last three seasons. However, there are reasons to be very bullish on him going forward. He missed time back in April due to an oblique injury which not only led to a slow start but led to 87 fewer plate from the previous season. Longoria's strikeout rate dropped for the third straight season while his walk rate increased by three percent. This improved plate discipline didn't cost him any power as he homered once in every 18.5 plate appearances -- the best mark of his career. His production improved as the season went on, culminating in some gaudy stats over the season's final two months. Longoria finished those two months with 17 home runs, 46 RBI and a 37:37 K:BB ratio over 203 at-bats. His .244 batting average can be explained as being unlucky when considering his .239 BABIP was a career-low by 70 points. The only disappointment for fantasy owners was the stolen-base total which was down from 15 in 2010 to only three in 2011. One of the better fielding third baseman in the game, look for Longoria to be one of the first at the position off the board when your fantasy draft rolls around.

2011

Longoria disappointed fantasy owners last year, hitting 11 fewer home runs (22) than the previous season. On a positive note he stole 15 bases which was unexpected and hit for a career-high .294 average. So while the power outage may have left a bad taste for fantasy owners, there's a lot to like about Longoria heading into this season. For the third straight year, Longoria lowered his strikeout rate by nearly three percent. As noted, he stole 15 bases on 20 attempts suggesting that yearly totals in double-digit steals is reasonable. With Carl Crawford leaving, Longoria should hit cleanup instead of third, providing him with more RBI opportunities. He'll only be 25 this season, so chances are we haven't seen the best of him yet. Hope that the lost home runs drop his stock on draft day and be prepared to take advantage.

2010

Longoria put together another solid season at the hot corner for the Rays, finishing with 33 home runs, 113 RBI and nine stolen bases. Only 24, he's got an MVP-caliber season somewhere in the near future. He still strikes out a lot (140 times in 584 at-bats) but improved his contact rate while increasing his walk rate last season. Possibly the best fielding third baseman, his UZR rating of 14.9 was tops for the position. Don't be afraid to spend the extra dollar on him; he'll continue to be a solid power producer and have plenty of RBI opportunities with B.J. Upton and Carl Crawford setting the table ahead of him.

2009

After a mid-April callup from Triple-A, Longoria was unanimously voted American League Rookie of the Year, finishing in the top 10 of all players (not just rookies) in both slugging and at-bats per home run (16.6). Longoria missed about a month of action due to a fracture in his ulna near the wrist, but he was fine after his return and during the postseason, so he's not a health concern. He'll rank second only to Alex Rodriguez on the offseason American League cheat sheet at third base.

2008

Tampa Bay's top draft pick in 2006 impressed at both Double-A and Triple-A in 2007, showing power, strike-zone judgement and good defense at third base as well. The Rays intend to move Akinori Iwamura from third to second this spring, opening up third base for Longoria; the star prospect will get the opportunity to start on Opening Day if he shows he's ready in the spring. Conversely, if Longoria has a tough spring, the Rays won't mind delaying his arbitration clock a year by sending him back to Triple-A for a month or two. Longoria was one of the leaders of Team USA this fall and starred in the World Cup gold medal game win over Cuba; the Rays have every right to believe he can be a heart-of-the-order leader for the club for years to come.

2007

Will marry the Spurs' Tony Parker in August . . . whoops, that's Eva, not Evan. Furthermore, Tampa Bay's top 2006 draft pick showed no desperation in his pro debut. While his cup-of-coffee numbers at Double-A show he still has to work on strike zone judgment, his power at high-A was a pleasant surprise. He should make the major leagues by early 2008 at the latest, and perhaps later this season. Will he play third when he gets there?