Maddon another piece of the puzzle
Given the franchise's travails since 1998, selective amnesia might not be such a bad idea.
The Devil Rays have yet to exceed 70 victories or finish within 17 games of first place in the American League East, and fan relations are understandably frayed. New owner Stuart Sternberg has gone to great lengths to repair the rifts caused by the ham-handed Vince Naimoli regime, promising free parking and lower ticket prices as a means of cultivating good will.
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