By Roxanne Wilder

Joe Maddon’s departure from the Rays came out of nowhere. Fans likely felt safe, knowing Joe was under contract through 2015. But he sent shockwaves through Tampa Bay when it was announced that he’d opted out of his contract as manager.

Let the hypothesizing begin. Let the rumors swirl. Where will be Joe’s next destination (aside from the grand opening of Ava’s, which is slated for November 22nd)?

You can make a case for any of the teams listed below and you could probably add a couple other teams to the list. Heck, what team couldn’t use a manager like Joe Maddon? Give us your take.