The Rays Told Joe Maddon About The Opt-Out Clause Which May Have Been A Genius Move

October 25, 2014 at 11:01 am 27 comments

When news of Joe Maddon exercising his opt-out clause and leaving the Rays first broke, it seemed pretty clear what happened and that it was Maddon pulling the levers. The scenario may have played out something like this: The two sides talked about a new contract. Maddon wanted $5-6 million […]