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Without Rays’ leap, Joe Maddon’s way might not have made it to Chicago - Chicago Cubs Blog- ESPN

“The two things that were most important to us, with the young team that we had, was someone with an extensive player development background as well as someone who was intellectually curious,” Friedman recalled this week from Los Angeles, where he is now the president of the Dodgers. “As far as what we were looking for at that point in time, Joe fit it to a T. He checked all the boxes on paper, and even more so when we sat down and had a chance to exchange ideas and thoughts.”

Jim Furtado Posted: September 20, 2017 at 10:40 AM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: cubs, joe maddon, rays

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   1. Steve Parris, Je t'aime Posted: September 20, 2017 at 12:10 PM (#5535059)
Never saw him jump ship.
   2. TheHomeRunsOfJuanPierre Posted: September 22, 2017 at 01:57 PM (#5536917)
Look at Furtado wish he, if not Maddon, managed his Mets.

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