Longoria takes lesson from Goo Goo Dolls

Longoria takes lesson from Goo Goo Dolls

ST. PETERSBURG -- Evan Longoria, who often plays the drums at Tropicana Field prior to games, received a private drum lesson on Saturday afternoon from Goo Goo Dolls drummer Mike Malinin.

The Goo Goo Dolls are scheduled to play a postgame concert on Saturday night as part of the Rays' Summer Concert Series.

Since the Summer Concert Series began in 2008, the Rays have gone 26-5 on the days of Saturday concerts and have averaged more than 30,000 fans per game.