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How the Aroldis Chapman-Joe Maddon feud ended

TAMPA — Aroldis Chapman isn’t scheduled to take the mound this spring until Thursday, but he’s already got one save this year. Chapman said he’s spoken several times to Cubs manager Joe Maddon following his criticism of Maddon’s use of him during the World Series and insisted Monday there’s no issue between the two. “We...
Via New York Post
15 hours ago

Maddon plans to limit starters' workloads

Joe Maddon opened the door for criticism with his quick hook of starters and heavy reliance on closer Aroldis Chapman in the World Series. But by limiting the workload of Jake Arrieta, Jon Lester, Kyle Hendricks and John Lackey during the regular season, he gave the Cubs a huge edge against the Indians, who had only two of their top four starters at full strength.
Via Cubs.com
1 day ago

Cubs manager Joe Maddon misses his chance to guest-star in ‘Curb Your Enthusiasm’

A Cactus League media event got in the way of Joe Maddon's chance at making a cameo appearance in the TV show "Curb Your Enthusiasm."
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago

Chicago Cubs: Health a big focus early on in camp for Joe Maddon

As Cactus League action opens, the Chicago Cubs and manager Joe Maddon are focused on the little things – and staying healthy – to begin the spring. Apart from his new slogans, which always generate headlines, Chicago Cubs’ skipper is honing in on something often overlooked in Spring Training: keeping his core guys healthy. Following […] Chicago Cubs: Health a big focus early...
Via Cubbies Crib
2 days ago

Maddon on Cubs' spring training opener

Joe Maddon discusses the Cubs' spring training opener on Saturday.
Via CSN Chicago
2 days ago

Joe Maddon shows off his tricked-out RV

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon is living large.In an appearance on Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel set to air Tuesday, Feb. 21, Maddon showed off the luxury RV he spends time in, which boasts no less than four TVs, one and a half bathrooms, and heated floors. Maddon’s RV is already the stuff of legend. It’s known as the “Cousin Eddie,” and it was the site of his very first...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 MLB first basemen for 2017

There are few positions that are both more fun – while simultaneously difficult – to breakdown than first base. It is annually the home many of the most impressive hitters in the game, and limiting that assessment to simply a top 10 ensures there will be some impact players left on the outside. But is also guarantees an all-out fight to make it to the top. This year’s list...
Via Yardbarker
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Maddon says spring training silliness will return for Cubs

Just because the Chicago Cubs are the defending World Series champions doesn’t mean Joe Maddon has any plans his eccentric  managerial methods.If fact, Maddon put everyone on notice Tuesday that the unique approach to management he brought along to the Cubs organization from his tenure with the Tampa Bay Rays will once again play a role at spring training.Maddon did stop short...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Maddon, Theo explain 2017 Cubs slogans

Joe Maddon and Theo Epstein explain the ideas for the 2017 Cubs slogans, including "That's Cub" and "Be uncomfortable."
Via CSN Chicago
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Hammel left Cubs because of frustration with Maddon

Jason Hammel left the Chicago Cubs to sign with the Kansas City Royals this offseason, and it apparently wasn’t a completely amiable departure.According to Jesse Rogers of ESPN on Saturday, frustration with Cubs manager Joe Maddon factored into Hammel’s decision to leave Chicago.From Rogers’ report:It became obvious — and at times public – that Hammel and his manager didn’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss
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