Rocco Baldelli

  • [THE HANGOVER] Rocco’s Dilemma: NL Clubs May See A Better Fit

    [THE HANGOVER] Rocco’s Dilemma: NL Clubs May See A Better Fit

    December 23, 2008 at 12:00 pm 22 comments

    Dejan Kovacevic of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette is reporting (via MLB Trade Rumors) that the Pirates are very interested in signing Rocco Baldelli. The Pirates have had several conversations with Baldelli’s representatives, according to one high-ranking team executive, and their pursuit is serious. General manager Neal Huntington has acknowledged wanting a […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Red Sox Say They Are Out Of Teixeira Sweepstakes

    [THE HANGOVER] Red Sox Say They Are Out Of Teixeira Sweepstakes

    December 19, 2008 at 11:06 am 9 comments

    Just the links today. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… I appeared with Tyler Hissey yesterday on the “Rays Digest Podcast.” If you missed it, you can catch all the action here. [Rays Digest] In a surprising turn of events, the Red Sox say they are out of the Mark Teixeira sweepstakes. [MLB […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Mark Teixeira Holding Up Free Agent Market

    [THE HANGOVER] Mark Teixeira Holding Up Free Agent Market

    December 18, 2008 at 10:08 am 7 comments

    Just the links today as we celebrate the 122nd birthday of Ty Cobb, spikes high. Which reminds us…If you are looking for a right-handed DH-type, with some positional flexibility and a 2008 OPS+ of 128, there is a certain familiar name available on the market. DEVIL DOGS WEBTOPIA… This afternoon, […]

     
  • [ROCCO BALDELLI] Rocco Baldelli Confirms New Diagnosis

    [ROCCO BALDELLI] Rocco Baldelli Confirms New Diagnosis

    December 17, 2008 at 12:37 pm 9 comments

    Earlier this morning we reported that two stations in Rhode Island had been told by Rocco Baldelli’s family that his condition had been misdiagnosed and that his new diagnosis is treatable. ABC6 now has a video report (which does not use all-caps). Marc Topkin spoke with Baldelli who says the […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Rhode Island TV Station: Baldelli Misdiagnosed

    [THE HANGOVER] Rhode Island TV Station: Baldelli Misdiagnosed

    December 17, 2008 at 10:42 am 32 comments

    [Update: 10:12am] The misdiagnois is also being reported by WPRI in Rhode Island (via MLB Trade Rumors). Eyewitness News spoke with Baldelli’s father Tuesday, and he says iIt turns out Baldelli actually has a condition known as channelopothy. This is certainly great news for Rocco and his family. If Baldelli […]

     
  • [HOT STOVE] Tampa Bay Rays Tidbits And Rumor Updates

    [HOT STOVE] Tampa Bay Rays Tidbits And Rumor Updates

    December 11, 2008 at 2:46 pm 0 comments

    Let’s use this post for minor updates on previous rumors we have heard from the winter meetings and other minor tidbits. Unless something new or substantial comes along, we will continue to update this post the rest of the day. [Update: 1:46pm] Andrew Friedman says the Rays have not made […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Speculate Haphazardly On What It Would Take For Rays To Land Brian Giles

    [THE HANGOVER] The One Where We Speculate Haphazardly On What It Would Take For Rays To Land Brian Giles

    December 8, 2008 at 10:56 am 7 comments

    [Update: 3:40pm] Now it looks like the Cubs and Padres have figured out how to move Peavy without a third team. Of course, the Rays could still try to work with the Padres on a deal for Giles, but this seems less likely now. [9:56am]In case you missed it late […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] Silent Gerry Appears To Be Staying Put

    [THE HANGOVER] Silent Gerry Appears To Be Staying Put

    December 5, 2008 at 10:16 am 0 comments

    Back in September we heard rumblings that the Rangers might be interested in Gerry Hunsicker to be their new general manager. The feeling was that if the Rangers decided to make a change, team president Nolan Ryan, would look to Hunsicker, with whom he has worked in the past with […]

     
  • [HOT STOVE] Friedman Provides Some Clues To Off-Season Plans

    [HOT STOVE] Friedman Provides Some Clues To Off-Season Plans

    December 4, 2008 at 4:46 pm 4 comments

    Andrew Friedman met with the media today prior to heading to the winter meetings in Las Vegas. Marc Topkin gives us a few of the more interesting tidbits… * Their “two biggest focal points” of the off-season are improving their offense and strenghtening their bullpen. Nothing new here. * Though […]

     
  • [THE HANGOVER] If You Can ‘Belly Wiggle’ And Scare Children, The Rays Have A Job For You

    [THE HANGOVER] If You Can ‘Belly Wiggle’ And Scare Children, The Rays Have A Job For You

    December 4, 2008 at 9:53 am 0 comments

    Last month the Rays let go the lady that played the part of the mascot, Raymond. Do you think you can fill his enormous shoes? Here is your chance. The Rays have released an official announcement seeking a new “Raymond”. Some of the key requirements… Play a pivotal role in […]