What Can Cub Fans Expect From Joe Maddon?

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Today the Chicago Cubs officially fired Ricky Renteria, and announced the hiring of Joe Maddon to be their manager for the 2015 season.   So, what  can the Cub fans expect from their new manager? Well, listen to Tampa Bay Rays broadcaster Continue reading

Joe Maddon: Your NEW Cubs Manager (Announcement Monday)

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We saw this coming as a legitimate possibility since last week Friday when Joe Maddon officially resigned as Tampa Bay Rays manager. Many smart people around the game quickly connect the Chicago Cubs to Maddon, citing they would be a Continue reading

Is the Cubs hiring of Maddon Unethical? No

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Okay, I need to get something off my chest. I am a little upset with the reaction of Bob Nightengale who called the Chicago Cubs unethical for firing Rick Renteria to hire Joe Maddon after only one season. If he Continue reading

Ahem…About that World Series

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So while the Cubs were upstaging the main event, there was a very exciting Game Seven going on in Kansas City.  Anno thought the Royals would win.  I said the Giants would win, but I wouldn’t be surprised if it Continue reading

If the Cubs Hire Maddon, All Bets Are Off

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With the World Series set to end tonight, unless Mother Nature decides to wreak havoc and delay tonight’s game, all eyes will turn to the Chicago Cubs and the developing situation with former Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon who Continue reading

The Cubs Have Plausible Deniability

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Usually, as the old saying goes, “where there’s smoke, there’s fire”. In this instance, that term is being used with the Chicago Cubs and Joe Maddon. Everyone in the world of baseball media is saying that Maddon will be managing Continue reading

Joe Maddon to the Cubs All but Done?

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The past four days have been a whirlwind of rumors. Ever since Joe Maddon announced his resignation from the Tampa Bay Rays managerial job, the Cubs were immediately connected to him, being labeled as the most likely landing spot for Continue reading

Joe Maddon a Cub? Poor Rick Renteria

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Yesterday afternoon, news broke that Joe Maddon resigned as manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. In no time at all, the Chicago Cubs were quickly connected to the new hot free agent manager. My guess on Joe Maddon: He eventually Continue reading

If you build it…..”CUBStruction” in South Bend

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Although the voice in Kevin Costner’s head wasn’t talking about the South Bend Cubs, the famous quote from “Field of Dreams” is pretty spot on. Theo Epstein has admitted that the decision to go from turf to natural grass at Continue reading

Rebuttal!

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Anno just wrote that he says the Royals will win the World Series.  Since I have my own rooting interests and I favor the Giants, let’s just say… Giants win. Wouldn’t be surprised if it went the full seven, though. Continue reading