Evan Longoria has become one of the majors' most durable players, having appeared in at least 160 games in each of the last three seasons. Yet for all of the playing time that Longoria accrued in 2015, he finished just 15th in Fantasy value among third basemen. Longoria is neither the power nor on-base threat that he was as recently as 2013, as he has had the unfortunate combination of declining selectivity and higher whiff rates. With so many third baseman having surpassed Longoria in value, he doesn't need to be drafted in standard mixed Head-to-Head leagues, but he is still worth taking late in Rotisserie.
Rays third baseman Evan Longoria went 2 for 5 with an RBI double and a solo homer against the Marlins on Thursday. Longoria's production this year has come in fits and starts, as he's had some nice hot streaks, but at the end of the year, his numbers are mediocre by third-base standards. But hey, he's closing things out on a high note, with five hits in the last three games.
Rays third baseman Evan Longoria went 3 for 4 with his 20th homer in a win over the Red Sox on Thursday. It's nice to see Longoria hit that milestone, but his numbers are still lagging well behind those of the top third basemen in fantasy. This year was probably the last time we'll see fantasy owners pay a steep price for Longoria, as he's been consistently proving over the last two years that he doesn't belong in the upper echelon of hitting talent.
After leaving Saturday's game due to a bruised forearm, Rays third baseman Evan Longoria was back in the lineup Sunday, reports The Tampa Tribune. Longoria will hit third and play third base.
Rays third baseman Evan Longoria had to leave Saturday's game after sustaining a bruised right forearm, reports Fox Sports. Longoria was 0 for 1 with one walk before leaving. He is considered day to day.
Rays third baseman Evan Longoria hit two home runs during his team's loss to the Orioles on Wednesday. Longoria went 2 for 5 with three RBI.
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