The Cubs like Russell Martin’s all-around game. He’s an All-Star catcher who’s gone to the playoffs with the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates.
Baseball’s statistical revolution has fueled a question that doesn’t really have an answer yet: What’s the actual value of a manager?
Joe Maddon and Theo Epstein talked up all the good vibes they felt while sitting around having beers at the Navarre Beach RV campground outside Pensacola, Fla.
The Cubs insisted hiring Joe Maddon wouldn’t dramatically change their plans for free agency, because they don’t feel like they’re one player away and they won’t sell out to win it all in 20