Roger Mooney covers the Tampa Bay Rays for The Tampa Tribune, TBO.com and News Channel 8. He has covered the Rays since their first season in 1998, including 11 years for the Bradenton Herald. Roger has also covered Florida, South Florida and Florida State football, the Bucs and the Lightning.
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Longo, Edmondson welcome baby girl
Posted Feb 21, 2013 by Roger Mooney
Updated Feb 21, 2013 at 02:45 PM
PORT CHARLOTTE Jaime Edmondson, the girlfriend of Tampa Bay Rays third baseman Evan Longoria, gave birth to their first child Wednesday night.
The couple has yet to announce the news, but Rays manager Joe Maddon said he texted Longoria on Wednesday night to see if everything was well.
“He told me everything was great,” Maddon said.
The couple had a girl but Maddon said he did not know her name.
Longoria did not attend Thursday’s workout, and Maddon said he wasn’t sure when Longoria would return to the team.
The baby was due April 1 but on the advice of her doctor, Edmondson had the labor induced Wednesday.