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.
“Outside the organization, outside the city, around baseball, the story is the Cubs are coming fast and the Cubs are coming strong.”
When the Cubs hired Manny Ramirez as a player/coach Memorial Day Weekend, it shocked the baseball world.
Javier Baez, meet the next Cubs hitting coach.
With Bill Mueller stepping down as the Cubs hitting coach Tuesday, it didn't take long for the conversation to turn to Manny Ramirez and his future within the organization.