Anthony Giacinto Tarasco
Positions: Rightfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 185 lb.
Born: December 9, 1970 in New York, NY
High School: Santa Monica HS (Santa Monica, CA) by the Drafted Atlanta Braves in the 15th round of the 1988 amateur draft. Signed June 13, 1988.
( All Transactions) Debut: April 30, 1993 (Age 22.142)
vs. STL 4 AB, 2 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Exceeded rookie limits during 1994 season Rookie Status: [*]
Teams (by GP): Orioles/Expos/Braves/Mets/Reds/... 1993-2002 Final Game: September 1, 2002 (Age 31.266)
vs. PHI 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Relatives: Cousin of Jimmy Rollins
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News -- June 2014
6/19 District on Deck: District Daily: Hard Work Paying Off for Desmond at Short, Werth Makes Most of 'Honor' of Batting Third: Hard work paying off for Desmond at short (Bill Ladson and Daniel Popper, MLB.com) WASHINGTON -- In the top of the ninth inning ... News -- May 2014
5/11 Radical Baseball: Strike Zone: last major refuge for human error.: Human error is often the last refuge for traditionalists who delude themselves onto thinking that baseball is perfect. Human ... News -- February 2014
2/13 Yanks Go Yard: Top Ten Moments of Derek Jeter's Career:
The year was 1995. The Yankees had endured some pretty rough seasons as the team was amid a 13-year playoff drought. That ... News -- November 2013
11/10 Mets Merized: This Day In Mets Infamy With Rusty: Hope For The Best, But Expect The Worst Edition: I have been a Mets fan since my birth 41 years ago, and in that time I have seen more than a handful of highs – and more ... News -- July 2013
7/11 The Baseball Page: Jeffrey Maier steals homerun ball:
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7/4 The Cardboard Examiner: 1993 TOPPS FINEST: #40 MARQUIS GRISSOM: HAD SERIOUS SPEED TO BURN.COMING OFF A SEASON THAT RAISED EXPECTATIONS.DEFINING THE PLAYERCenter fielder Marquis Grissom is one ... News -- April 2013
4/10 Through The Fence Baseball: Does Major League Baseball need a challenge flag?: Monday night, Major League Baseball produced a quintessentially bad, logical-conclusion bad, worst-case scenario bad, game-ending ... News -- January 2013
1/29 District On Deck: Washington Nationals Countdown To Spring Training: 14 Days: The off-season is almost over. Less than three weeks until Washington Nationals pitchers and catchers report to Viera. To celebrate ...
1/7 Did The Tribe Win Last Night?: Eighteen Crazy Nights—Looking back at the 1997 Cleveland Indians: Each week during the 2012-13 offseason DTTWLN will take a look back at the 1997 Cleveland Indians season—specifically the 18 ... News -- December 2012
12/7 NPB Tracker: Bari Bari Major Leaguers: Today’s Japanese word of the day is bari bari. In a baseball context, bari bari is frequently used to describe a big star, ...
12/2 161st and River: 10 Non-Player Yankee Legends: #10 | Stan’s Sports Bar Since the 1970s, Stan’s, located just down the street from the Stadium on River Ave, ... News -- November 2012
11/21 mlbreports.com: 5 Random Injustices In Baseball For The Last 27 Years: Wednesday, Nov.21/2012 Chuck Booth (Lead Baseball Writer): I am hoping that baseball decides to use more INSTANT REPLAY in the ...
11/14 District On Deck: Nationals Hire Tony Tarasco As First-Base Coach: The Nationals finalized their 2013 coaching staff earlier this afternoon when they announced that they’ve hired former Expo ... News -- October 2012
10/9 The Baseball Page: Jeffrey Maier steals homerun ball:
October 9, 1996 - Bernie Williams hit a home run in the 11th inning ... News -- September 2012
9/9 PaulLebowitz.com: Joe Girardi Channels His Inner Billy Martin: Joe Girardi turned into Billy Martin, but he did it at the wrong time and in the wrong way. Girardi was said to have blown up ... News -- September 2011
9/7 Bleeding Yankee Blue: WHY A GAME AND A WIN HAPPENED IN THE BRONX: The real winners last night were the fans that stuck around at Yankee stadium for a game that was delayed until after 11pm because ... News -- March 2011
3/6 PaulLebowitz.com: Instant Gratification: I fancy myself as a pretty good judge of talent. But sometimes I miss. Yes. It’s true. Digging through some old baseball ... News -- September 2010
9/18 PaulLebowitz.com: An Impossible Standard: He's a baseball player, not a symbol of all that is Holy: I find the criticism of Derek Jeter for his acting job on Wednesday ...