Monday, November 21, 2011

White Sox Select Longoria with First Pick

The Chicago White Sox selected infielder Evan Longoria with the first pick in the 2008 draft.

Evan's 2007 season was busy as he played in a total of 171 games combined with AA Montgomery (105), AAA Durham regular season (31) and postseason (8), Arizona Fall League (12) and Team USA (15)...batted .298 (188-630) with 42 doubles, 33 home runs and 115 RBI...Had a combined .402 (231-575) on-base pct. at Durham and Montgomery and batted .323 (43-133) with runners in scoring position...Selected for the All-Star Futures Game and batted third for the U.S. team.....

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