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Joe Maddon Offers His Praise on Twitter: Montero, Soler, Bryant, Szczur, Schwarber

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joe maddon speaksI’m sure that Joe Maddon praises his players in person. Or with signs in the clubhouse. Or songs. Or penguins. He’s a cool dude.

But, by and large, we don’t get to see that praise. So consider me appreciative that, so far this Spring, Maddon has taken to the Twitters (contrast that with a certain former manager from whom we take “The Twitters” moniker) to dole out some player-specific love:

Here’s hoping Maddon keeps it up, not only for the fans’ benefit, but also because I reckon the players who are really into Twitter probably appreciate getting such a public slap on the back. Maddon is just a different kind of manager, in so many respects. As an observer, a fan, and a writer, I’m loving it.

And, since we’re talking about Maddon and Twitter, here are random, fun things:

Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.