Chicago is 83-66, looking much more like the defending World Series champions, winners of six straight. Chicago holds a 3 1/2-game lead over the Milwaukee Brewers atop the National League Central.
“(I’m) really looking forward to seeing so many people who I owe a debt of gratitude to,” Maddon told the Tampa Bay Times. “I don’t have any negative feelings at all in that building.”
Maddon posted a 754-705 record with the Rays, leading the team to its only World Series in 2008.
Montgomery (6-8, 3.57 ERA) hasn’t had as much luck against his old team — he hasn’t pitched against the Rays this season but is 0-3 with a 3.60 ERA in his career against them.
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