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.
Preparing for what promises to be a busy offseason, the Cubs outrighted four players off their 40-man roster.
As the Cubs zeroed in on the Boston Red Sox general manager, and the Theo Epstein negotiations began to unfold, an insider put it this way: Once you go down this road, there’s no turning back.
Except for the rumbling sounds of construction, it had been very quiet around Wrigley Field in October.
The World Series begins Tuesday night off Interstate 70 at Kauffman Stadium, more than 500 miles from the Wrigley Field construction zone and nine years after the White Sox won the city’s fi