Maddon’s 5 Stages
In 2011, Rays’ manager Joe Maddon unveiled his five stages of the major league career. For us, the stages have become a guide used to track where players are at in their development.
Stage 1 – I’m happy to be here.
Stage 2 – Survival mode.
Stage 3 – I belong here. I can do this.
Stage 4 – I want to make as much money as possible.
Stage 5 – All I want to do is win