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Tampa Chamber of Commerce picks lineup

Tampa Chamber of Commerce picks lineup

Tampa Chamber of Commerce picks lineup
ST. PETERSBURG -- For the second consecutive year, Maddon spoke at a Tampa Chamber of Commerce luncheon and he allowed those at the group to select the lineup for a second consecutive year.

The Chamber is "going for a 2-0 record," Maddon said. "They had a great day last year -- they were 1-0, and so now they're going for 2-0."

Among their selections was B.J. Upton batting in the second spot with Carlos Pena batting third.

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"They liked Upton in the two-hole," Maddon said. "The biggest dispute was Joyce vs. Pena, three-four. Then I explained to them the idea of Carlos being a high on-base percentage guy, having good at-bats, possibly setting the table even further for Joyce, so we all decided on Pena three and Joyce four."

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