Talking Heads should be playing when Joe Maddon walks into the Addison Street bar, because the Cubs and their new hipster manager saw this opportunity as once in a lifetime.
The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.
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.
The Cubs will officially introduce Joe Maddon to be their next manager on Monday, replacing Rick Renteria after one year.
The Cubs aren’t planning on a splashy two-for-one news conference. Joe Maddon’s contract won’t be tied to a Theo Epstein extension.