Rocco Baldelli

  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss No Panic At The Matt Moore Disco

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss No Panic At The Matt Moore Disco

    May 18, 2012 at 7:09 am 6 comments

    The GBT – The Good, The Bad and The Telling sandwich, where The Bad is nice and lean and the The Telling is ripe. Red Sox 5, RAYS 3 (boxscore) THE GOOD: No Panic. Matt Moore had a rough start, in which 5 of the first 8 batters he faced […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Maddon’s Deal, Joyce At First, And Rocco Being Happy

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Maddon’s Deal, Joyce At First, And Rocco Being Happy

    January 30, 2012 at 11:22 am 7 comments

    Off-Season (click image for random Wikipedia page) In the latest, “Joe Maddon will sign an extension soon, we swear” story, Marc Topkin reports that the two sides are closing in on a three-year extension. THE JUNKYARD DOGS WEBTOPIA… Carlos Pena turned down an $8 million offer from the Indians (he […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Joyce’s All-Star Candidacy, Some Home Run Derby, And Hellboy’s Big Awards

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Joyce’s All-Star Candidacy, Some Home Run Derby, And Hellboy’s Big Awards

    June 3, 2011 at 6:58 am 9 comments

    The One Where We Discuss Joyce’s All-Star Candidacy, Some Home Run Derby, And Hellboy’s Big Awards

     
  • The Rays Combat Coaching Corps

    The Rays Combat Coaching Corps

    March 16, 2011 at 12:00 pm 8 comments

    Our correspondent and Afrologist, Jordi Scrubbings, is back with another sensible take on things that drive most of us nuts… During my time in the military, I could always tell how good a unit was by watching the interaction between the commanding officer and the non-commissioned officers (sergeants and the […]

     
  • When They Were P-Rays

    March 5, 2011 at 10:58 am 1 comment

    The Princeton Rays have a great gallery of former players. Below are a few of those pictures. You can find the rest of the images on their Facebook page. [Princeton Rays Facebook] [imagebrowser id=7] Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • Baby Rocco

    Baby Rocco

    February 15, 2011 at 10:30 am 1 comment

    In 2000, Rocco Baldelli was an 18-year old outfielder with the Princeton Rays. It was his first year in pro ball after being drafted in the first round of that June’s amateur draft. Baldelli hit only .216 that season in 60 games, with three home runs and 11 stolen bases. […]

     
  • Rays Haiku: Rocco Baldelli

    January 27, 2011 at 9:19 am 6 comments

    Rocco gone too soon, We’ll miss the speed pop smiles grace, Woonsocket Rocket!   Your turn. Let’s hear your Rocco haikus in the comments… Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Organizational Rankings, Rocco’s Press Conference And Lineup Projections

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Discuss Organizational Rankings, Rocco’s Press Conference And Lineup Projections

    January 27, 2011 at 7:21 am 1 comment

    The Rays minor league system is ranked second by ESPN.com… Probably second even before they dealt Matt Garza, they’re now No. 2 with a bullet and not far behind Kansas City for No. 1. They’re absolutely loaded, with top-end talent near that of K.C., but not the extensive depth of prospects […]

     
  • Rocco Baldelli To Announce Retirement At Age 29

    Rocco Baldelli To Announce Retirement At Age 29

    January 26, 2011 at 1:00 am 9 comments

    Marc Topkin is reporting that Rocco Baldelli will announce his retirement later today. Rocco is also expected to accept a position as a “special advisor” for the Rays working in scouting and player development. “I don’t anticipate ever playing baseball again. I’m retired. The paperwork will be filed,” Baldelli said […]

     
  • Rays Off-Season Rumors, An Update

    November 24, 2010 at 10:00 am 5 comments

    Now that the GM meetings are over we are two weeks from the winter meetings. Let’s recap all the Rays rumors we have heard so far. If there are any we are missing, please let us know in the comments… Carl Crawford: Crawford and the Angels are in “serious talks.” […]