Maddon agreed to become the Los Angeles Angels’ manager on Wednesday, reuniting the World Series-winning former manager of the Chicago Cubs with the organization where he spent the first three decades of his baseball career.
The Cubs will have a new manager next season after Joe Maddon and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein announced Sunday it was time for a change.
Joe Maddon will be managing by the book next year, and the book is “Managing Millennials for Dummies.” Maddon has spent more than four decades as a baseball manager, coach and scout. He hopes to remain as Cubs manager beyond 2019.
It's been a magical season for the Chicago Cubs: a Sunday night no-hitter added to one of the best records in baseball, and a likely playoff appearance. Joining us to take a closer look at what's been going right on the North Side–and what's ahead–is Chicago Tribune baseball writer Paul Sullivan.