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5 more things about Rays trade of Evan Longoria to Giants

5 more things about Rays trade of Evan Longoria to Giants

In addition to the thorough coverage in today's Times, here are five more things to know about the trade of 3B Evan Longoria fron the Rays to the Giants:* The key player coming back in a deal with the Giants has medical issues. The Rays say INF Chris...
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Rick and Tom podcast: Evan Longoria is long gone

Rick and Tom podcast: Evan Longoria is long gone

A horrible day in Raysville, as the Rays trade the franchise’s best player, Evan Longoria, to the San Francisco Giants.In their latest podcast, Rick Stroud and Tom Jones discuss whether December 20, 2017 will go down in infamy for this franchise and ...
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From the archives: Rays infielder Christian Arroyo’s time at Hernando High

From the archives: Rays infielder Christian Arroyo’s time at Hernando High

Before infielder Christian Arroyo was headed to the Rays in the Evan Longoria trade, he was a standout shortstop at Hernando High.He was the Tampa Bay Times' North Suncoast player of the year in 2013 and the state's Class 5A player of the year. Arroy...
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The rebuild begins in earnest: Rays trade Evan Longoria to Giants

The rebuild begins in earnest: Rays trade Evan Longoria to Giants

ST. PETERSBURG — It wasn’t supposed to end like this, with Evan Longoria driving around on a "tough" Wednesday morning figuring out how to say goodbye to Tampa Bay and hello to San Francisco while Rays officials were tepidly trying to explain why the...
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Jones: The worst thing about the Evan Longoria trade

Jones: The worst thing about the Evan Longoria trade

ST. PETERSBURG — In a family room inside a house in the Tyrone area of St. Petersburg, a couch is pushed up against one wall.If you lift the cushions, right in the middle you’ll see a large dark stain. It got there at exactly 12:05 a.m. on Sept. 29, ...
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Fennelly:  So long Evan Longoria. We’ll always have Game 162

Fennelly: So long Evan Longoria. We’ll always have Game 162

ST. PETERSBURG — There will always be that night, the home run carrying down the left field line at Tropicana Field, the man who hit it with his arms raised as he rounded first base, circling the bases on one of the biggest nights in Tampa Bay sports...
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Evan Longoria told Rays if trade was imminent, he wanted ‘a win for both sides’

Evan Longoria mentioned several times during Wednesday’s conference call that he needed time to organize his thoughts for a proper goodbye that would appear as an ad in today’s Tampa Bay Times. But he still had plenty to say after being traded to the...
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Tampa Bay Rays trade franchise cornerstone Evan Longoria to Giants

Tampa Bay Rays trade franchise cornerstone Evan Longoria to Giants

The Rays have said so long to Evan Longoria.Longoria, the greatest player in franchise history, was traded Wednesday to the San Francisco Giants."It's obviously a tough day for myself and my family," Longoria said on a conference call.For Longoria an...
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Evan Longoria trade: Dealing Longo for a Longo fan

Evan Longoria trade: Dealing Longo for a Longo fan

ST. PETERSBURG — Christian Arroyo grew up in the Tampa/Brooksville area very much an Evan Longoria fan.He remembers when Longoria was called up to the Rays in April 2008. He remembers Longoria’s walkoff home run in Game 162 in 2011 that clinched a wi...
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Evan Longoria: His greatest Rays moments

Evan Longoria: His greatest Rays moments

1. 2011: Game 162 homerJoining Bobby Thomson as the only players to hit walkoff homers in the final regular season games to put their teams into the postseason is pretty good company. That it was Longoria’s second homer of the game and in the 12th in...
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