GLENDALE, Ariz. - Doesn’t matter if it’s the first exhibition game, to Jose Quintana, it’s still Opening Day.
A trip to New York reminded Joe Maddon of the nowhere-to-hide scrutiny that comes with this job. But having no OFF switch must sound ideal to someone who loves the bright lights.
When the Cubs were courting David Ross in free agency, people were quick to throw out the phrase "Jon Lester's personal catcher" when describing the veteran.
Could the Cubs have signed Jon Lester without first hiring Joe Maddon?
Follow the TV money.