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Giants' Evan Longoria: Left out of Tuesday's lineup
Longoria is not in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Padres, according to Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com.
Longoria returned to action Monday after missing two weeks with a hamstring injury, but he will be eased back into action and open Tuesday's game on the bench. Tommy La Stella will man the hot corner for the Giants and LaMonte Wade will serve as the designated hitter.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Evan Longoria: Activated from injured list
Longoria (hamstring) was activated from the injured list Monday.
Longoria was expected to be activated Monday, and he is now officially back in the fold. He will jump right into the lineup and will hit cleanup while serving as the Giants' designated hitter.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Evan Longoria: On track for Monday activation
Longoria (hamstring) is expected to be reinstated from the 10-day injured list Monday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Longoria has been sidelined by the hamstring strain since July 23, and he's set to return Monday without the need of a minor-league rehab assignment. The 36-year-old has a.243/.331/.459 slash line with nine home runs and 19 RBI in 49 games this season, and he figures to receive regular days off given his recent injury issues, especially after the acquisition of J.D. Davis at the trade deadline.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Evan Longoria: Likely back early next week
Longoria (hamstring) will likely be able to return at some point during the Giants' series against the Padres that begins Monday, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Longoria has been sidelined with a Grade 1 hamstring strain since late July but will likely be able to rejoin the Giants after spending just over the minimum of 10 days on the IL. The 36-year-old has been fielding grounders and running over the last week, and it's not yet clear whether he'll embark on a brief rehab assignment prior to being activated.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Evan Longoria: Begins running progression
Longoria (hamstring) said he'll start a running progression Sunday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Longoria was diagnosed with a Grade 1 hamstring strain after landing on the injured list last week, and his quick return to running is an encouraging sign for his recovery. The veteran third baseman is still likely at least a week or two away from rejoining the Giants and is officially without a timeline for his return.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Evan Longoria: Taking grounders
Longoria (hamstring) fielded grounders prior to Thursday's game against the Cubs, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Longoria suffered a Grade 1 hamstring strain Saturday and is expected to miss the next few weeks. However, it's a positive sign that he was able to do some defensive work prior to the game and could be on track to return in early August.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Evan Longoria: Dealing with Grade 1 strain
Longoria has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 hamstring strain, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Longoria is expected to miss the next few weeks following this diagnosis, according to John Shea of the San Francisco Chronicle. David Villar will fill in at the hot corner until Longoria is able to return.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Evan Longoria: Lands on injured list
Longoria (hamstring) was placed on the 10-day injured list Sunday, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports.
The veteran third baseman sustained the hamstring strain during Saturday's contest and will be out for at least the next 10 days. According to Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle, Longoria doesn't expect to face a lengthy absence, and more clarity about his return timeline should come after undergoing an MRI on Monday.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Evan Longoria: Exits game with lower-body injury
Longoria left Saturday's contest early in the fourth inning with an apparent lower-body injury, Andrew Baggarly of The Athletic reports.
Longoria pulled up lame while trying to beat out a double-play ball in the top of the fourth inning, leaving the contest after the top of the frame. He appeared to injure his right hamstring but exact details will come later Saturday night. David Villar replaced him in the field and will take over the fourth spot in the order.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Evan Longoria: Suffers hamstring injury Saturday
Longoria exited Saturday's game versus the Dodgers in the fourth inning with a right hamstring strain, Maria I. Guardado of MLB.com reports.
Longoria suffered the injury after trying to avoid grounding into a double play, but he was unsuccessful and had to leave the game. The third baseman will likely be placed on the 10-day injured list in near future due to the nature of the injury.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Evan Longoria: Clubs ninth homer
Longoria went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in Thursday's 9-6 loss to the Dodgers.
When healthy, Longoria has shown solid power numbers with nine homers and a .469 slugging percentage through 47 contests this year. The third baseman has slashed .304/.394/.536 with four long balls, seven RBI and 11 runs scored since June 20, though he also had a minimum stay on the injured list with an oblique injury in that span.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Evan Longoria: No hits in return
Longoria (oblique) went 0-for-3 with a strikeout and a hit-by-pitch in Saturday's 2-1 win over the Brewers.
Longoria had a minimum stay on the injured list to recover from a left oblique strain. He wasn't able to generate a hit in his return, but he got aboard in the eighth when he was plunked, and Wilmer Flores scored the winning run soon after. Longoria played the full game at third base, where he should settle into a near-everyday role going forward. The 36-year-old is slashing .237/.329/.452 with eight home runs, 18 RBI, 18 runs scored and five doubles through 155 plate appearances this season, which has seen him battle finger, shoulder and hamstring injuries.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Evan Longoria: Reinstated, starting Saturday
Longoria (oblique) was reinstated from the 10-day injured list and is starting Saturday against the Brewers.
Longoria began a rehab assignment at Triple-A Sacramento on Saturday and went 3-for-6 with two doubles, two runs, a walk and a strikeout over his two rehab games. He's starting at third base and batting cleanup Saturday, and he should see regular playing time now that he's back to full health.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Evan Longoria: Beginning rehab assignment
Longoria (oblique) is beginning a minor-league rehab assignment Thursday, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.
Longoria will serve as the designated hitter Thursday but could return to playing third base Friday. If he responds well to playing in the field, he could be activated from the injured list as early as Saturday's matchup with the Brewers.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Evan Longoria: Nearing return to action
Longoria (oblique) is expected to begin a rehab assignment Thursday, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Longoria has been sidelined since July 6 due to a left oblique strain, but he's nearing game action and will likely return shortly after the All-Star break if all goes according to plan. A more concrete timetable for his return should come to light once he's officially started a rehab stint.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Evan Longoria: Out with oblique strain
Longoria was placed on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with a strained left oblique, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
It's unclear when exactly the veteran third baseman picked up the injury, though it presumably occurred Tuesday while going 0-for-3 with a walk and two strikeouts against Arizona. Longoria doesn't have a clear timeline for his return, but he seems likely to be sidelined through the All-Star break.... See More ... See Less
Giants' Evan Longoria: Resting Friday
Longoria will sit Friday against the White Sox, Alex Pavlovic of NBC Sports Bay Area reports.
Longoria sits after starting nine straight games, a stretch in which he hit .400/.486/.733 with three homers and more walks (six) than strikeouts (five). Jason Vosler will spell him at third base.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-1, 215 lbs|
|Birthplace: Downey, CA|
|Bats/Throws: R, R|