Rays add Rocco Baldelli to ALDS roster
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Rays have set their roster for the opening round of the playoffs, and the starting lineup for Game 1 includes Rocco Baldelli as the designated hitter.
Baldelli began the season as a special instructor while rehabbing a shoulder injury from 2009. He played briefly in the minor leagues before being recalled Sept. 1. In 10 games, he batted .208 with one homer and five RBIs.
The only roster surprise was the absence of Willy Aybar, one of the ...
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