Found November 04, 2011 on
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Mackanin is the first to interview and the first to be profiled. Next up is Greg Maddux's big brother, Mike Maddux who will interview sometime next week after he gets over a case of laryngitis. Gordon Wittenmeyer pegs him as the early favorite because he's a pitching coach and the Cubs need better pitching. I hope that makes as little sense to everyone else as it does to me.
Mike Maddux was a 5th round pick by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 1982 draft out of UTEP. He managed 15 seasons in the big leagues, mostly as a reliever and played for 9 different organizations. He enjoyed his two best seasons in San Diego in 1991 (2.46 ERA) and 1992(2.37 ERA) and ended with a 39-37 career mark and a 4.05 ERA and 20 Saves.
He quickly moved into coaching once he retired in 2000, joining the Round Rock Express, a Houston Astros affiliate and the organization that he last pitched for...he acutally asked for the job. that lasted until 2002. The Milwaukee Brewers must have heard and seen e...
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Mike Maddux may have some notoriety from being the "other" Maddux, but he's not just any other managerial candidate for the Red Sox. While his playing days might have been overshadowed by the success his brother Greg Maddux enjoyed, the elder brother carved out a solid career for himself over a 15 year span. Mike then parlayed that into a minor league coaching gig and...
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The Cubs and Red Sox have been granted permission to interview Mike Maddux.
A person familiar with the search says the Chicago Cubs will interview Philadelphia Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin for their vacant manager's job on Friday. The person was not authorized to comment publicly on the process and spoke on the condition of anonymity. ESPN first reported the story. Chicago has also been granted permission to interview Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux.