2. Rocco Baldelli
Rocco Baldelli is a five-tool player: and those tools are scalpel, knee brace, cane, sling and Ace bandage.
Baldelli has appeared in 127 of a possible 486 games the last three seasons. And — surprise! — he will begin this season on the disabled list. His latest DL-inducing "injury" is exhaustion. Who does he think he is, Mariah Carey? And what is he exhausted from, the off-season?
Baldelli's career mirrors the sad history of the Rays. Just one downer after another. He may be only 26, but after four seasons he has proven two things definitely: he can't stay healthy and he doesn't know the strike zone. He has a career .324 OBP and strikes out four times as much as he walks. In 1,656 career at bats he has drawn only 83 walks. He's exhausted, and he's exhausted the patience of Rays fans, tired of watching him strike out on balls in the dirt.
In case you don't know, Baldelli this week was diagnosed with a life threatening medical condition in which his body does not produce enough ATP (some sort of energy which is broken down from foods). It is a serious and very life threatening condition, and this piece of shit fuckstain dares to rake Baldelli through the mud for it, and belittles it?
Just thought I'd bring it to your attention.Edit: Link for feedback
I suggest you email them and tell them exactly what you feel about Mr. Hench and his deplorable article.