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.
He’s considered one of the best managers in baseball. Today, the Cubs introduced Joe Maddon as the 54th manager in franchise history. Maddon replaces Rick Renteria, who was hired just one year ago.