Pittsburgh Pirates

February 28, 2009 12:00 AM

Baldelli catches up with Rays, trainer from Parrish

PORT CHARLOTTE — They found themselves alone in the dugout, the baseball player with the mysterious muscle ailment that not only threatened his career but, for a time, was thought to have threatened his life, and the trainer who helped nurse the player through the ordeal, sharing a mountain of medical evidence and evaluations, theories and tears. Lots of tears.

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