Thu, 11 Jun 2015 15:49:57 -0700
Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon said Thursday, June 12, he will continue to choose his closer based on matchups. "You'll still see [relievers] go out there based on what's happening in the game," said Maddon.
Fantasy Tip: It's a messy situation for season-long owners. Pedro Strop owns an xFIP of 3.13 and a strikeout rate of 10.04 on the season, while picking up two saves along the way. Strop is the best option for NL-only or deep, mixed league owners.
Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:26:13 -0800
Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he is considering having his pitchers bat eighth this season, although he hasn't made a final decision.
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:08:42 -0800
Tampa Bay Rays bench coach Dave Martinez, who is no longer in the running to become the team's next manager, is scheduled to have a meeting this week to discuss his future with the organization. He is rumored to be a possibility to be added to the coaching staff of Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon, although the Cubs are unable to comment on the situation because he remains under contract with Tampa Bay.
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 13:09:29 -0800
Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon's five-year deal is worth $25 million.
Mon, 03 Nov 2014 10:10:15 -0800
Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon received an undisclosed five-year deal Monday, Nov. 3.
Sun, 02 Nov 2014 10:27:57 -0800
The Tampa Bay Rays are considering filing tampering charges against the Chicago Cubs or complaining to Major League Baseball after former manager Joe Maddon opted out of his contract to fill the same position with the Cubs. Agent Alan Nero said there was "absolutely" no tampering and claimed that Maddon took advantage of a clause in his contract giving him a 14-day window to opt out as soon as executive vice president Andrew Friedman joined the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Fri, 31 Oct 2014 13:49:04 -0700
Chicago Cubs new manager Joe Maddon will officially be introduced Monday, Nov. 3.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:10:11 -0700
Updating a previous report, the Chicago Cubs denied hiring free-agent manager Joe Maddon, however it is certain to be completed in the coming days, according to sources.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:35:27 -0700
Former Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon was hired by the Chicago Cubs Wednesday, Oct. 29.
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:00:55 -0700
The Chicago Cubs are talking with free-agent manager Joe Maddon (Rays), and the team has informed their current manager Rick Renteria that they are exploring the possibility of hiring Maddon. The Cubs are expected to seek a resolution by early next week.