Welcome to the Thanksgiving Tank!
November 26th in Rays History!
In 2012, Evan Longoria signed a massive extension with the team that could keep him with the Rays until the year 2024 which is over eight seasons from now. So far over his already-eight-year career, Longoria has slashed .271/.348/.485 with 205 home runs, good for 127 wRC+ and has totaled 42.8 WAR, easily the highest in team history.
Can you name this former Rays prospect based on an excerpt from his Baseball America write-up?
"The total package and getting better. Considered the top athlete in the 2000 draft, he was a standout volleyball and basketball player in high school in addition to starring in baseball."
There are 129 days until Opening Day!
That's the same number of hits recorded by Ben Zobrist in 2011, here's one of those hits!
A two run homerun hit in Boston that tied a game against the Red Sox!
President Obama recognized 17 Americans on Tuesday with the prestigious Medal of Freedom. Among the people honored were the great Willie Mays and the late Yogi Berra
Rays manager, Kevin Cash will spend his Thanksgiving along side his family at the All Childrens Hospital in St. Pete, giving away turkeys to the families there.
If you haven't already, please sign our petition to bring back the Rays original uniforms for the annual throwback game.