Found September 04, 2013 on Gamedayr:
PLAYERS: Joe Maddon
TEAMS: Tampa Bay Rays

Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon offered to buy any fans wearing Rays gear a beer during a "Win or Weep Party" in Long Beach, Calif., because he's awesome.


Joe Maddon invites fans to postgame party on Twitter, offers to buy beers

Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon continues to demonstrate how he may be the most interesting managers in baseball. On Tuesday, the Rays were holding a postgame party at a bar in Long Beach, Calif. — near Maddon’s offseason home — following the team’s game against the Los Angeles Angels. Apparently, the team bring along […]The post Joe Maddon invites fans to postgame party...

Rays hold 'win or weep' party after Tuesday's Angels game

Win or lose, the Tampa Bay Rays were going to party. Little had gone right for manager Joe Maddon's team since Aug. 25. Before Tuesday, they had lost eight of nine games, including the first four of a 10-game West Coast swing. Once close with the Boston Red Sox in the American League East, they had fallen to 5 games back of the division lead. Even their wild-card chances...

Joe Maddon buys beer for Rays fans at Long Beach bar

Tampa Bay Rays fans who have been following the team’s current road trip on the west coast have little reason to be impressed. Those who were there to witness the four-game losing streak with which the trip began deserve some sort of compensation. Leave it to Rays skipper Joe Maddon. After Tampa snapped its losing […]

Joe Maddon Invites Fans to ‘Win or Weep’ Party After Game Against Angels, Promises Free Beer

Win or lose, the Rays were going to party on Tuesday night. In what is far from the first unorthodox move Joe Maddon has made with the Rays, the skipper announced prior to Tuesday night’s tilt with the Los Angeles Angels that there would be a “Win or Weep” party at Legends bar in Long Beach, Calif., after the game. Maddon encouraged Rays fans in Southern California to come...

Rays manager Joe Maddon buys Tampa Bay fans beers after ending losing streak

Tweet The Tampa Bay Rays had lost five straight games heading into their contest on Tuesday night with the Los Angeles Angels. After the Rays notched a 7-1 victory, though, Rays manager Joe Maddon wanted to celebrate with Rays fans in California, sending out this tweet: Everybody wearing Rays gear tonight at Legends on 2nd […]

Rays Super Sam Fuld: OF, Reliever, Morale Booster

The Tampa Bay Rays have not had much to celebrate of late losing last night for the for the fifth straight time (while scoring seven runs) and eighth in their past nine games (scoring 19 total), dropping to 75-61and blowing a chance to gain ground on the Boston Red Sox. Last night down 11-2 in the eighth Rays manager Joe Maddon thought it might be time for a morale boost. Enter...

Refreshed Hellickson, slugging Myers lead Rays over Angels 3-1

Jeremy Hellickson was struggling so the Tampa Bay Rays briefly shut him down. Wil Myers was struggling so he kept playing. Two slumping players two opposite approaches to solve the problems. On Wednesday the two combined to give the Rays a 3-1 victory against the Los Angeles Angels at Angel Stadium. Hellickson removed from the major-league roster for eight days returned and pitched...

Wil Myers homers twice as Rays top Angels 3-1

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Wil Myers never stopped working diligently during his recent slump. Neither did the Tampa Bay Rays during their recent skid. The rookie slugger and his teammates are both seeing rewards for their persistence heading into the final weeks of the playoff chase. Myers hit two homers off Jered Weaver, and the Rays kept pace in the AL wild-card race with a 3-1...

Wil Myers' 2 homers lead Tampa Bay past Angels 3-1

Rookie Wil Myers hit two homers off Jered Weaver, and the Tampa Bay Rays kept pace in the AL wild-card race with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Wednesday night. Jeremy Hellickson (11-8) pitched scoreless ball into the sixth inning of his first victory in nearly six weeks for the Rays, who won their second straight after a five-game skid. Tampa Bay (77-61) stayed 2...

Angels win streak snapped with loss to Rays

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Matt Moore pitched into the sixth inning in his return from the disabled list, and the Tampa Bay Rays got home runs from Desmond Jennings and Yunel Escobar in a 7-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. Moore (15-3) won his seventh straight decision, yielding an unearned run and four hits in 5 1-3 innings as the Rays snapped a five-game losing...

Wil Myers Adds On To His Rookie Of The Year Candidacy In Rays 3-1 Win Over The Angels


Tampa Bay bests Weaver's Angels 3-1 on Myers' HRs

Jered Weaver only made two unfixable mistakes against the Tampa Bay Rays, and rookie Wil Myers hit them far enough to send the Los Angeles Angels' longtime ace to another defeat. Myers hit two homers off Weaver, and the Rays kept pace in the AL wild-card race with a 3-1 victory over Los Angeles on Wednesday night. Weaver (9-8) yielded six hits over seven innings, but gave up...
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