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Articles tagged: Joe Maddon

Report: Cubs tell Rick Renteria they are talking to Joe Maddon

The Chicago Cubs are looking to hire Joe Maddon, and they have reportedly been honest with their current manager about their intentions. According to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com, the Cubs have informed manager Rick Renteria that they are exploring the possibility of hiring Maddon. Previous reports indicated that the Cubs have left Renteria in the…Read More

Rays P Chris Archer takes shot at Joe Maddon

Joe Maddon surprised many people when he opted out of his contract with the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday. The decision was especially surprising because Maddon said two weeks ago after executive Andrew Friedman left for the Dodgers that he wanted to continue to be a Ray. There are no guarantees that Maddon will manage…Read More

Joe Maddon opts out of Rays contract

Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday and is leaving the team immediately. The news was first reported by ESPN’s Buster Olney and later confirmed by Rays ownership. Earlier this month, former Rays general manager Andrew Friedman left to take over as president of baseball operations for the…Read More

Joe Maddon uses 867-5309 lineup for Rays against Tigers

Only Rays manager Joe Maddon would fill out a lineup card with an ’80s pop music hit in mind. The eccentric Rays manager noted on Twitter Thursday that he was going with a Tommy Tutone lineup for his team’s game against the Detroit Tiger that night: Going with Tommy Tutone lineup today: 8-6-7-5-3-0-9. — Joe…Read More

Knuckleball Princess Chelsea Baker throws BP to Rays (Video)

Chelsea Baker, a 17-year-old high school pitcher from Florida nicknamed the “Knuckleball Princess,” was invited to Tropicana Field Monday and got to throw batting practice to some Rays players before the team’s game against the Pirates. Baker met Rays manager Joe Maddon at an awards ceremony recently, and he invited her to come down to…Read More

Joe Maddon coaching his players to gain edge on instant replay

Joe Maddon is already working with his players to gain an edge — even the slightest ones — that can come from being prepared for the new instant replay challenges. According to The Tampa Bay Times, Maddon was running his players through a drill in spring training Thursday where the guys were coached to continue…Read More

Joe Maddon channels inner Allen Iverson and talks about practice (Video)

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon is among the colorful characters in Major League Baseball. When his team embarks on their famous themed road trips, Maddon is front and center. You can find gems sprinkled into his Twitter timeline every now and then. A Joe Maddon postgame press conference always has the potential to be…Read More

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