Rocco Baldelli grew up in the Tampa Bay Rays organization as a player, coach, and front office administrator. He also played one season for the Boston Red Sox. He was recently named the new manager of the Minnesota Twins for the 2019 season, replacing Paul Molitor.
Baldelli’s brother, Dante, was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 39th round of the 2016 MLB Draft, but did not sign. Dante played collegiately for Boston College. Rocco’s brother Nick played for Trinity College, while brother Minh Pham played for the University of Rhode Island.
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