Joe Maddon

April 28, 2010 - 6:21 pm
A few weeks ago, Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon got some grief from Major League Baseball for wearing a hoodie instead of the official dugout gear. At the time, the Rays were at Fenway, and Maddon appealed to Patriots coach Bill Belichick for support. Turns out, Belichick was listening...
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Rob Bradford
July 13, 2009 - 8:26 am
ST. LOUIS -- American League manager Joe Maddon is usually accommodating when it comes to answering every kind of question. But in the case of who will catch Tim Wakefield in Tuesday's All-Star Game, he couldn't come up with definitive response. "Is there any?" Maddon said when asked which of the...
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April 07, 2009 - 6:09 am
The Rays and Red Sox pick up where they left off...kind of. The last two teams standing in the American League last year are hoping that the environment cooperates and permits the two teams that seemed punch drunk by the end of a seven-game ALCS last year to recommence their budding rivalry. Of...
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Mike Petraglia
February 27, 2009 - 6:54 am
Port Charlotte, Fla. - In between hosting a mock wine tasting prior to stretching Friday morning and suggesting taxidermy for a wild boar from near the lake outside the Charlotte Sports Park field, the always affable and metaphysical Joe Maddon talked about his team playing the Red Sox for the...
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September 17, 2008 - 7:20 am
A year ago, the Tampa Bay Rays went 66-96, good for the worst record in baseball. Towards the end of the season, however, manager Joe Maddon conjured the formula that he thought his team could use to reach the playoffs. He summarized the concept on T-shirts that he had ready for his Rays team when...
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August 19, 2008 - 5:19 am
One of the more interesting and unexpected conversations I've had this year was with Dave Trembley . It would be tough to quibble with the job that Trembley has done in his first full year as manager of the Orioles. After the Red Sox beat them by a 6-3 count last night in Charm City, Baltimore is...
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