by Lisa Sorg
Former Bull-turned Tampa Bay Ray phenom Evan Longoria is the American League's 2008 Jackie Robinson Rookie of the Year. Major League Baseball announced the winners today; Cubs catcher Geovany Soto won for the National League.
Longoria, who joined the Rays at third base in April, was the unanimous choice of the Baseball Writers of America Association. He had 85 RBIs and 27 homers.