Cubs manager Joe Maddon wants Cubs to channel Rocky, pound slabs of cooler meat

Gonna Fly Now? Joe Maddon sounds like a big 'Rocky' fan.

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The Cubs may be down 2-0 in their NLCS matchup against the Mets, but manager Joe Maddon knows just what his team needs to do to turn things around: Take a lesson from Rocky Balboa.

When asked about the state of his team after dropping the first two games of the series at Citi Field, the Chicago skipper said this:

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Somehow we can’t see Anthony Rizzo, Kris Bryant and company hitting the freezer to punch some meat, but we’d love to see it happen.

Joe Maddon looking for that “Rocky” effort from his @Cubs tonight. #OwnOctober

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For now, we have to settle for this: