Joe Maddon

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Pitcher's Ejection Ignites Spat Over Baseball's 'Code'

Manager Davey Johnson snitches on former player, now foe

(Newser) - A pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays got ejected from a game last night for smearing pine tar in his glove, and the incident has set off a debate about the sport's "unwritten rules," writes Gabe Lacques at USA Today . The debate isn't about the not-so-shocking... More »

Halladay, Lincecum Will Start MLB All-Star Game

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(Newser) - Tim Lincecum and Roy Halladay were selected today as the starting pitchers for tomorrow night's All-Star game in St. Louis. Lincecum, last year's National League Cy Young Award winner, is 10-2 with a 2.33 ERA for the San Francisco Giants; he got the nod from NL manager Charlie Manuel.... More »

Cubs' Piniella, Rays' Maddon Voted Top Managers

Chicago posted NL's most wins; Tampa Bay had first-ever winning season, reached World Series

(Newser) - Lou Piniella and his Tampa Bay successor, Joe Maddon, have been voted baseball’s managers of the year, MLB.com reports. Maddon’s first-ever recognition is no surprise after he led the Rays to their first-ever winning season and the American League pennant. Chicago’s Piniella won the honor—his... More »

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