- In a game that tense to the end, the Chicago Cubs managed to hold on for a 3-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians. Cleveland now has a 3-2 advantage in the series as they head back to Cleveland.
- The Oakland Athletics and Smash Mouth got into a twitter feud...seriously
- Jose Bautita is due for a large payday, here are five teams that could give it to him
- Some new details have emerged regarding Jose Fernandez’s death. Toxicology reports show he had cocaine in his system and was legally drunk at the time of his death
ANY DISRESPECTFUL COMMENTS TOWARDS JOSE OR THE OTHER TWO VICTIMS WILL NOT BE TOLERATED
- This somehow flew pat our radar, but a couple of weeks ago, St Petersburg presented his plan to keep the Rays in their current location
- Joe Maddon shared some new details about how awful Phillies fans were during the 2008 World Series
On October 31st, 2008 following the completion of the world series, player on the last years of their contracts officially became free agents, with Rocco Baldelli being among them. This meant the end of Baldelli’s first tenure with the Rays where he went through some tremendous ups and downs as he became one of the most highly touted prospects in the game to having his career severely impacted by injuries.
From 2003 to 2008, Baldelli slashed .281/.325/.445 with 52 home runs. His injuries forced him into early retirement after his second, much briefer tenure with the Rays in January of 2011.
Name the Former Ray
- He played for seven organizations over the span of 10 seasons
- During his time with the Rays, he was 5-6, starting 12 games and pitching in a total 36 games during the early years of the franchise
- He would be traded in 1997, 2001, 2002, 2004, and 2006 with the deals involving various all-stars, rookie of the year winners, gold glovers, and silver slugger winners