It’s the sixth such honor for Longoria, who’s batting .333 with nine home runs and 26 RBI this season. He hit .464 (13-for-28) with three home runs, five doubles and 11 RBI over his last seven games. He currently has a seven-game hitting streak.
The Rays, who have won five consecutive contests, are 19-18 and four games behind the New York Yankees in the AL East. The Rays begin a three-game series against the Boston Red Sox at 7:10 p.m. ET on Tuesday at Tropicana Field.