"Don't ever permit the pressure to exceed the pleasure."
That's one of Joe Maddon's go-to sayings, appearing on the top of his lineup cards.
Less than one year after being named the manager of the Cubs, Rick Renteria was out of a job when the team announced his firing two weeks ago.
PHOENIX — Bring it on.
The Cubs think Russell Martin could be the right player at the right time, the free-agent splash that makes sense because of his production, leadership and postseason experience.
The Cubs feel like Joe Maddon checks all the boxes because he doesn’t fit easily into one compartment.