Twins hire ex-Rays player, coach Rocco Baldelli as manager

Former major leaguer Rocco Baldelli will reportedly become the Twins 14th manager. More

Topkin also said that Baldelli, the Rays' field coordinator is "young, bright, sharp, communicative, confident, humble, versed in analytics..." Around 9:30 a.m., the Twins twitter account confirmed the earlier reports.

The Minnesota Twins chose to shake things up this week by hiring former Major League Baseball outfielder Rocco Baldelli as their new manager.

Baldelli, 37, is the youngest manager in the Majors.

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The Minnesota Twins began the offseason by dismissing manager Paul Molitor. The Hall of Famer was offered a front-office role to remain with the organization. He has no managerial experience and has spent the last four seasons as a coach for the Tampa Bay Rays.

Baldelli has spent the past four seasons as a coach for the Tampa Bay Rays and was a special assistant in the front office for four seasons before that.

As a player, Baldelli hit.278 with 60 home runs and 262 RBIs across seven seasons between 2003-10.

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He spent seven years in Major League Baseball as a player, including six seasons in Tampa Bay and one in Boston, hitting.278 with 60 home runs, 262 RBIs and 60 stolen bases in 519 career games.

The 37-year-old Baldelli replaces Paul Molitor, who was sacked after four seasons with a 305-343 record. The Twins won a disappointing 78 games in Molitor's final season.

Molitor's teams were competitive for most of his four seasons, finishing above.500 twice and earning a wild-card playoff berth in 2017.

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