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.
“Outside the organization, outside the city, around baseball, the story is the Cubs are coming fast and the Cubs are coming strong.”
It almost felt like the Cubs were trying to shout over the playoffs, staging an “On Deck 2015” event for season-ticket holders and reporters the day before the Wrig
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.