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Note: I wrote a good majority of this piece early Tuesday morning, but, regretfully put it aside after seeing the news about the Dodgers/Diamondbacks bean ball war. I thought it would be better to write about that. I've since changed my mind, because I think it's still a good idea to look at the Rays/Red Sox incident, where the Boston RHP John Lackey hit Tampa Bay outfielder, Matt Joyce on Monday. I was especially interested in some of the statements made by Tampa Bay Rays IF Sean Rodriguez and manager Joe Maddon, along with the pitch itself, prior pitches from Joyce's two plate appearance, prior to the 6th inning, and at intimidation Here are some of my thoughts on the incident, below: - - - - You've probably seen the quotes from Tampa Bay Rays IF, Sean Rodriguez and manager Joe Maddon in various places, already, if you've been following the story of John Lackey throwing a four-seamer up and in, hitting Matt Joyce in the back. Here is part of it, via Cra...
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