Joe Maddon gives Rays lineup '80s music flavor

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The first seven hitters in the Tampa Bay Rays lineup Thursday, by position, read: Center field (8), shortstop (6), left field (7), third base (5), first base (3), designated hitter (0), right field (9).

Coincidence? Probably, but that doesn't mean mad scientist Rays manager Joe Maddon won't acknowledge the fun:

And, yeah, we're doing this ...

Happy long weekend.

Update: Because of course it is ...

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Matt Snyder has been a baseball writer with CBS Sports since 2011. A member of the BBWAA, he's now covered the last five World Series beginning with the epic 2011 Fall Classic. The former Indiana University... Full Bio

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