A postgame interview with Joe Maddon
Rays manager talks about the importance of his pitching staff
JOE MADDON: Before I start just want to say to the White Sox. Ozzie already came over and congratulated us. Was extremely classy on his part. I appreciate that very much. It was a very classy move on Ozzie's part. Absolutely.You said last week when you drive into a game you envision what it would be like. Was this what you envisioned, a game like that? JOE MADDON: Wow it was a good game. You are -- yes. I mean, we pitched well. We caught the ball on defense once again. We had some timely hits. B.J. really rose to the occasion. If you have seen us play all year we've played that game a lot. That's what's so nice. When you keep things simple and you just play the fundamentals of the game appropriately and then good things can happen. Especially when you are playing with a bunch of skillful young men like we have. So, again, it was that kind of story's played out for us a lot this year and it was fantastic. Did I envision it, have I absolutely got to see it first before it ever happens.
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