• Rays trade Badenhop for Mondesi Jr.

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Dec 1, 2012
    The Tampa Bay Rays have traded right-handed reliever Burke Badenhop to the Milwaukee Brewers for outfielder Raul Mondesi Jr. Badenhop turns 30 on Feb. 8. Mondesi's father, Raul Mondesi, hit 271 home runs over 13 Major League seasons from 1993-2005. Mondesi Jr., 20, spent the 2012 campaign with Rookie-level Helena of the Pioneer League and played right field and center field. He has been a full-time reliever for the last three seasons and is 16-17 with two saves and a 4.08 ERA in his career with the Marlins and Rays. He was the '94 National League Rookie of the Year, a '95 NL All-Star and a two-time NL Rawlings Gold Glove Award-winning outfielder.
    Sources: MLB.com ESPN.com

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