Rays hoping to begin talks with DH Baldelli
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays hope to start talks soon on a new contract with right fielder-designated hitter Rocco Baldelli.
Baldelli, who hit a solo homer in Game 5 of the World Series, was one of this season's inspirational stories.
The 27-year old returned to play part time on Aug. 10 after missing 240 games due to mitochondrial disorder, which slows muscle recovery and causes extreme fatigue.
"I have a tremendous amount of respect for Rocco on and off ...
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