OFFICIAL: Rays to activate 3B Evan Longoria from DL for tomorrow’s game vs. the Blue Jays.— MLB (@MLB) August 6, 2012
Longoria has been out since April with a hamstring injury. The Rays have certainly missed him. With Longoria in the lineup, Tampa Bay was 15-8 with 4.61 runs per game. Without their third baseman, the Rays had a 41-44 record and scored just 8.86 runs per game.
In a rehab assignment, Longoria was 5-for-25, wrapping it up with two hits and a walk on Sunday. He says his hamstring is not back to 100 percent, but is going to play through it, according to Mark Topkin of the Tampa Bay Times.
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