The Jonah Keri Podcast, Episode 42
Today’s guest is Evan Longoria, All-Star 3rd Baseman for the Tampa Bay Rays.
The topics we cover:
- 0:30-2:33: Pre-season expectations
- 2:34-4:03: The youth-oriented construction of the Rays
- 4:04-6:30: Starting the season with an injury, and the key to the team’s turnaround
- 6:31-7:33: Joe Maddon’s approach
- 7:34-9:21: Pitch recognition: innate talent or learned?
- 9:22-11:05: Signing the most team-friendly contract in Major League Baseball
- 11:06-12:13: Defensive skill
- 12:14-13:32: The landscape of the AL East
- 13:33-14:36: How Evan spent his time on the Disabled List
- 14:37-end: You can see Evan and many of baseball’s all-time greats in the new Pepsi Max Field of Dreams campaign
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