Evan Longoria quietly losing 'durable' tag
However, after seeing the news that Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria will miss the next four to eight weeks -- that's quite a wide range, isn't it? -- after partially tearing his left hamstring in a failed stolen base attempt in Monday's game, he's looking like a better, albeit similarly flawed, version of Zimmerman. A season ago, Longoria played in only 133 games. He missed 26 games early in the season because of an oblique injury, and it might have contributed to him struggling at the plate (he hit a career-low .244).
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