|Rays claim Nathan Haynes off waivers; place Rocco Baldelli on 60-day DL|
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|Friday, 28 March 2008 09:45|
Baldelli, who missed most of last season because of lingering hamstring problems, is sidelined indefinitely with mitochondrial disorder, a condition he says leaves him feeling extremely fatigued after short workouts.
The Rays were hoping the 26-year-old could share the right-field job with Jonny Gomes and Cliff Floyd. Baldelli has appeared in just 127 of 486 games the past three seasons because of an assortment of injuries.
Haynes, 28, made his major league debut with the Angels last season and hit .267 in 40 games.