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A Usual Day in the Unusual Life of Joe Maddon

Updated: October 4, 2013, 9:03 AM ET
By Steve Wulf | ESPN.com


"C'mon in, fellas. I apologize if it's a little warm, but I'm having a problem with the transfer switch."

At 11 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2013, Rays manager Joe Maddon is sitting in the dining area of his brand-new 40-foot Phaeton motor home, nursing his grande Pike Place from Starbucks, staring at his well-worn iPad (he's literally torn the cover off it) and contemplating the lineup for tonight's game against the Red Sox.

While two guys from TRC Engineering ...

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