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Tampa Bay Rays Notes, Quotes 2009-04-22

Tampa Bay Rays Notes, Quotes 2009-04-22
--LHP Scott Kazmir could relate to what New Port Richey-Mitchell High School's Patrick Schuster was doing, throwing his Florida state-record fourth straight no-hitter. Kazmir did the same his junior year at Houston's Cypress Falls High. "Those," he said, "were the good old days."

--RHP Jason Isringhausen got through the first of three scheduled appearances for Class AA Montgomery fine on Monday, manager Joe Maddon said. The plan is for Isringhausen to spend about a week with Montgomery, then move up to Class AAA Durham.

--Manager Joe Maddon received his 2008 BBWAA AL Manager of the Year Award prior to the April 19 game. Maddon fell one vote short -- from Terry Pluto, of the Cleveland Plain Dealer -- of being the first unanimous selection in history.

BY THE NUMBERS: .458 -- Winning percentage of manager Joe Maddon over after he managed his 500th game on April 21.

QUOTE TO NOTE: "With all the 'Dig Me Week' that just went on, it's about time we got out of here and just go back to playing baseball." -- Manager Joe Maddon, looking forward to going on the road after the homestand filled with Championship Week presentations and ceremonies celebrating last season.

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Added: April 22, 2009

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