Evan Longoria Provides A Standard for the Marlins and Giancarlo Stanton

Giancarlo Stanton

Just six games into his big league career, the Rays saw enough in Evan Longoria to make a commitment to him right away. Back in April 2008, the club signed their rookie to a 6 year, $17.5M deal. All he did was go on and win the Rookie of the Year award that year, logging a .272 AVG with 27 HRs while manning 3B. With incentives, the contract could have ballooned to about $44M … [Read more...]