Joe Maddon checks all the boxes for the Cubs, the free agent who lived up to his contract and already feels like a North Side institution after one unbelievable season.
The New York Mets have built their team on young pitching, but it was a new style of play that really gave them a leg up in the National League Championship Series.
Steven Matz grew up on Long Island as a New York Mets fan, and on Wednesday
The Mets have a 2-0 lead over the Cubs in the National League Championship Series with Jacob deGrom set to pitch in Game 3.
NEW YORK – Joe Maddon and Theo Epstein have big egos, strong opinions and multimillion-dollar contracts.