Evan Michael Longoria (born October 7, 1985), nicknamed “Longo”, is an American professional baseball third baseman for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for the Tampa Bay Rays from 2008 through 2017.
Longoria was selected by the Tampa Bay Rays as the third overall pick in the 2006 Major League Baseball draft. Longoria was called the “best pure hitter” among college players in the 2006 draft class by Baseball America. He was the highest draft selection in school history. Tampa Bay gave him a $3 million signing bonus.
On August 21, 2020, Longoria reached 300 MLB career home runs. In 2020, he batted .254/.297/.425 with 7 home runs and 28 RBIs in 193 at bats. He was 2nd among NL third basemen with a .984 fielding percentage.
On July 16, 2021, Longoria was placed on the 60-day injured list with a left shoulder sprain, and he missed half of the season. In the 2021 regular season, he batted .261/.351/.482 with 13 home runs and 46 RBIs in 253 at bats.
On March 30, 2022, it was announced that Longoria would miss Opening Day and be out six weeks following surgery to repair a torn ligament in his finger.
In February 2012, Longoria confirmed he was dating January 2010 Playmate of the Month Jaime Edmondson, who was also a contestant on the 14th season and the 18th season of The Amazing Race.
Longoria and Edmondson married on December 31, 2015. They have three children, Elle Leona (4 years old), son, Nash Harrison (3 years old), and their last child, whose name is currently unknown.