PHOENIX – Joe Maddon upped the ante by talking World Series during his welcome-to-Chicago press conference, telling Cubs fans the new manager expects to win in 2015.
The Cubs will be following the standard playbook in professional sports by firing one guy and swinging in a completely different direction with Joe Maddon.
The Cubs will be in the hunt for more big free agents after Joe Maddon.
No one will remember how Joe Maddon got the job as long as he wins big at Wrigley Field.
An offseason that already promised the potential for big splashes will get one if – when? – the Cubs land Joe Maddon.