Evan Longoria Placed on Disabled List

Apr 2, 2011

Tampa Bay star third baseman Evan Longoria is expected to miss nearly a month because of a sore oblique muscle. He left Saturday night’s game because of the injury, that began bothering him during batting practice. Longoria has yet to pick up his first hit of 2011. If you’re looking for a short-term fix at third base, here are some possible options:

  • Willie Bloomquist, ARI: 4 for 10, run, three SBs
  • Edwin Encarnacion, TOR:  2 for 8, run, two RBI
  • Jack Hannahan, CLE:  4 for 9, three runs, HR, three RBI
  • Chase Headley, SD:  3 for 10, three runs, HR, four RBI
  • Brandon Inge, DET:  4 for 7, RBI
  • Maicer Izturis, LAA:  3 for 10, RBI, SB
  • Chipper Jones, ATL:  4 for 9, run, RBI
  • Jose Lopez, COL:  3 for 8, two runs, HR, two RBI
  • Brent Morel, NYM:  3 for 9, three runs, two RBI, SB
  • Placido Polanco:  3 for 8, three runs
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