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Joe Maddon tweets FTW

Joe Maddon tweets FTW

By C. Trent Rosecrans | Blogger
Joe Maddon tweets, Joe Maddon scores. (US Presswire)

If you haven't already, you should see what Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine had to say today.

Back? Didn't leave? Well, if you didn't read it or haven't read it (or listened), the Boston manager was defending himself against allegations that he showed up to a 7:15 p.m. game last week at 4 p.m. -- which is very late by manager standards. In addition to bringing up several excuses, he also said that Rays manager Joe Maddon shows up at 4 p.m for every 7 p.m. game.

Well, Maddon took to his official, verified Twitter account to poke Valentine with a verbal stick. Behold:

Maddon FTW.

Sure, it might have been "classier" had he just taken the high road and not said anything, but what fun is that?

Also, for the record I texted a friend of mine who covered the Rays for several years, and he said there's "no chance" Maddon shows up at 4 p.m. for a 7 p.m. game every day. Or even once.

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