A pregame interview with Joe Maddon
Rays manager gets ready for Game 2 against the AL Central champs
Yesterday you listened The Stones on the way in for day one. What will it be day two? What did you listen to?JOE MADDON: Same thing. I came in and I started blasting it, and it just gets you going. Takes you back to the '60s. That's where it all kind of begins where you start thinking things. It gets back to the grass roots. So Springsteen is a little bit more reflective, The Stones a little more grass roots for me. Revealing my age right there a little bit. Scott Kazmir during the course of the regular season said he got caught up with the pitch count and was thinking too much about mechanics. Will you, did you or can you say anything to help him relax today? JOE MADDON: No, again, I really try to refrain from doing things like that. We talk all the time. Hicks does an excellent job with all of our pitchers. It's just something that with Kaz it's about fastball command.
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