Report: Baldelli to be special assistant for Rays
|03.02.10 at 11:17 am ET|
FORT MYERS, Fla. — According to the St. Petersburg Times (via MLB Trade Rumors), former Red Sox outfielder Rocco Baldelli will serve as a special assistant for the Tampa Bay Rays, working with younger players. The report states that the 28-year-old Baldelli isn’t ready to retire, but is dealing with a shoulder injury. Baldelli hit .253 in 164 plate appearances with the Sox last season.
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