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How would Royals respond to loss? Rays Manager Joe Maddon wants to know
How would Royals respond to loss? Rays Manager Joe Maddon wants to know

It’s not as if Joe Maddon is rooting against the Kansas City Royals in the World Series, which begins Tuesday night with Game 1 against the San Francisco Giants in Kauffman Stadium. The Tampa Bay manager remains close with Royals Game 1 starter James Shields, who pitched seven seasons for the Rays (2006-2012) under Maddon before being traded to Kansas City before 2013. But Maddon would like to see the Royals lose at least one game, just to see how a club that has gone 8-0 and has won three extra-inning road games and survived numerous nail-biting moments during a magical October run would respond. “I’m curious about what will happen if they lose,” Maddon said...

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