Thursday, August 3, 2017

Evan Longoria hits for cycle vs Astros 080117

Evan Longoria of the Tampa Bay Rays hit for the cycle in a 6-4 victory over the Houston Astros on August 1, 2017. For the game he was 4 for 5 with 1 2B, 1 3B, 1 HR, 3 RBI and 2 R while batting third and playing third base. He started with a 2-run HR in the first inning, had a RBI triple in the third, singled in the seventh, and finished with a double in the ninth. This season he is hitting 115 for 421, .273/.324/.463 with 17 HR, 65 RBI, 57 R, 3 SB in 106 games. Over 10 MLB seasons with the Rays he has hit .271/.342/.488 with 258 HR, 871 RBI, 766 R, 48 SB in 1385 games. He was originally drafted by the Rays with the third pick of the first round in 2006. Longoria turned 31 on April 12.

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