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Joe Maddon and the Arizona Diamondbacks’ Kirk Gibson have been voted Sporting News’ 2011 American League and National League managers of the year. The Rays started the season with six consecutive losses and were nine games back in the wild-card race on Sept. 2. But Maddon led them to win…
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Every Wednesday I discuss what is happening with the Tampa Bay Rays. This week I preview the upcoming off-season and take a look at the Rays chances of making the postseason in 2012. I also discuss potential scenarios for James Shields and B.J. Upton.
Back in September, Stuart Sternberg referred to Andrew Friedman as a “partner” which led us to speculate that part of Friedman’s handshake agreement with Sternberg actually includes ownership in the club.
And now we get confirmation from Scott Miller of CBS Sports (via Twitter).
Andrew [Friedman] has a sweet deal with Rays including stake in club
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Phil Rogers: Would Joe Maddon come to the Cubs when his Rays contract expires after next season? If so, he'd be worth waiting for. If the Cubs somehow wound up with both Theo Epstein and Maddon, that would be some daily double.
Joe Torre, Joe Maddon, Ron Gardenhire, Charlie Manuel and now Jim Chester.
"Yeah, which one of those are out of place," the Penn State Greater Allegheny manager said with a chuckle.
But come next month, Chester`s name will forever be linked to some of the best baseball minds in the country.
The Penn State Greater Allegheny manager will be honored at the 5th annual Chuck...
The Rays' Joe Maddon and the D-backs' Kirk Gibson on Monday were selected as Sporting News' 2011 American League and National League managers of the year, respectively. The award is presented by Gillette Odor Shield.
I had the privilege of covering game five of the World Series for Business Insider. Here is a link to my photo diary, a behind-the-scenes look at a World Series game. [BUSINESS INSIDER]
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Kyle Farnsworth was one of thousands of paintballers that participated recently in “The Paintball World Cup” in Polk City.
“There’s nothing like being in the playoffs pitching a game, having 50,000 people watch you,” said Farnsworth, “and there’s nothing like getting shot at by three people with a bunch of paint...
Piecoro: While credit was being doled out left and right for the Diamondbacks' surprising run to the postseason, one person who didn't seem to get enough (any?) attention was Tom Allison.
Marlins interested in dealing for James Shields, not Carlos Zambrano.