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Longoria grants 13-year-old's wish

ST. PETERSBURG -- Third baseman Evan Longoria was able to make Alex Actis' dream come true.

Actis, a 13-year-old Rays fan, took a trip to Tropicana Field on Wednesday in a limo and met Longoria in the clubhouse prior to Tampa Bay's game against Boston.

The Meadowlawn Middle School student is undergoing treatment for renal cell cancer and was able to play video games, trade gifts and get together with Longoria for more than an hour as part of his Children's Dream Fund visit.

Longoria introduced Actis to teammates Jeff Niemann, Alex Cobb and Sam Fuld as well.

As Actis watched batting practice, he received an engraved bat and Rays jersey before staying for the game against the Red Sox.

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ST. Full Game Coverage PETERSBURG -- Third baseman Evan Longoria was able to make Alex Actis' dream come true.

Actis, a 13-year-old Rays fan, took a trip to Tropicana Field on Wednesday in a limo and met Longoria in the clubhouse prior to Tampa Bay's game against Boston.

The Meadowlawn Middle School student is undergoing treatment for renal cell cancer and was able to play video games, trade gifts and get together with Longoria for more than an hour as part of his Children's Dream Fund visit.

Longoria introduced Actis to teammates Jeff Niemann, Alex Cobb and Sam Fuld as well.

As Actis watched batting practice, he received an engraved bat and Rays jersey before staying for the game against the Red Sox.

 

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