Posts Tagged ‘rocco baldelli’

Spring Walk-Off for Pirates

Bradenton, Fla. — The Minnesota Twins came up on the short end of a 2-1 walk-off affair in Bradenton this afternoon. The game came to walk-off abrupt end when Pirate second baseman Hunter Owen took Australian Lewis Thorpe deep to seal the spring game 2-1. It was Owen’s only at bat for the game and […]

Pirates Open Spring Thing

Twins manager Rocco Baldelli and Pirates manager Derek Shelton talked prior to their team’s first spring training games against major league opponents.  The two have a history as Shelton was Baldelli’s bench coach for the Twins the past two seasons.  With the Blue Jays playing the Twins on Sunday Baldelli was asked about facing the […]


For Immediate Release January 26, 2011    courtesy of the Tampa Bay Rays ST. PETERSBURG, FL– Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Rocco Baldelli today announced that he has retired from playing Major League Baseball, ending a career that spanned seven seasons, all but one with the Rays. Baldelli, 29, has accepted the position of special assistant to […]