1. Cubs' Epstein on Renteria Firing: 'I Recognized It Was Wrong'

    It's been a busy few days for Cubs president Theo Epstein. First, he fired Rick Renteria after only one season as manager -- a season that saw the Cubs improve upon their 2013 win total by seven games...

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  2. Report: Cubs to Target Russell Martin

    The Cubs , already the leader in free agency after landing marquee manager Joe Maddon for a $25-million, five-year deal, are going to target top free agent catcher Russell Martin, sources connected to the team said...

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  3. Maddon Hiring Has Cubs Popular Vegas Pick

    Given how much better the odds have gotten for the Cubs to win the World Series, some baseball fans might be asking what position Joe Maddon is playing...

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  4. Russell Martin the Next Piece for Cubs?

    Buster Olney explains why catcher Russell Martin is a perfect fit for the Cubs and how Martin's leadership in the clubhouse can help new manager Joe Maddon.....

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  5. Cubs' Maddon Plans to Call Renteria

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  6. Maddon's Departure from Rays to Cubs Feels Shady

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  7. Maddon Hire Is History in the Making

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  8. New Chicago Cubs Offseason Checklist Following Joe Maddon Hire

    The Chicago Cubs got their man and their manager. By hiring skipper Joe Maddon , a move that became a reality with Monday's introductory press conference, the franchise ...

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  9. Maddon couldn't pass on opportunity with Cubs

    CHICAGO -- Joe Maddon still has to call some of the Rays players to say goodbye, and he has a long list of new players on the Cubs whom he needs to connect with as well...

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  10. Biggest Takeaways from Joe Maddon's Introductory Press Conference with Cubs

    With one mantra during his introductory press conference on Monday as the new manager of the Chicago Cubs , Joe Maddon aptly summed up why he's the perfect man to lead a talented young team to prominence...

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  11. Watch Live: Cubs Introduce Joe Maddon

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  12. Expectations for Cubs to Rise Upon Maddon's Arrival

    The podium never will look so attractive to Cubs fans as it will when Joe Maddon is introduced Monday as the Cubs' manager at the Cubby Bear, where many supporters have drowned their sorrows after numerous disappointments of past decades...

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 10 reads 0 comments

  13. Cubs Moving in a Completely Different Direction with Joe Maddon

    The Cubs will be following the standard playbook in professional sports by firing one guy and swinging in a completely different direction with Joe Maddon.....

    Kevin Conti Written by Kevin Conti about 3 months ago 8 reads 0 comments

  14. Introduction of Joe Maddon Marks New Era in Cubs Baseball

    Eleven years ago, when upstart general manager Theo Epstein was looking for the manager to end his Red Sox 's 86-year World Series drought, he decided to bring in a longtime bench coach of the Anaheim Angels ...

    Jacob Kornhauser Written by Jacob Kornhauser about 3 months ago 1,709 reads 0 comments

  15. Cubs Sign Tsuyoshi Wada

    The Cubs have signed left-hander Tsuyoshi Wada to a one-year, Major League contract, the team announced. The deal is worth $4MM, and another $2MM available in incentives, MLB .com's Carrie Muskat reports (Twitter link)...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 3 months ago 156 reads 0 comments

  16. 6 Dream Free-Agent Pickups for Chicago Cubs

    Excitement is undoubtedly in the Wrigley Field debris-filled air on the North Side of Chicago. The Chicago Cubs will introduce Joe Maddon as their new manager on Monday, which seems to be indicative of wanting to compete starting in 2015...

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  17. Cubs Have Exercised the 2015 Contract Option on RHP Jacob Turner

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  18. Can Maddon Make "Magic" with Cubs?

    Joe Maddon will definitely be a different manager than any the Cubs have had in the past. The two-time AL Manager of the Year has invited a pair of South African penguins from the ...

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  19. Cubs Players Commend Renteria

    Catcher John Baker played in San Diego when Rick Renteria was on the coaching staff, and the two were reunited in Chicago this past season...

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  20. Why the Cubs Should Not Sign James Shields

    Although the end of the 2014 World Series means the official end of baseball season, Wednesday's finale brings about the beginning of plenty of excitement and drama to the north side of Chicago...

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  21. Cubs to Announce Maddon Appointment on Monday

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  22. Joe Maddon Is Dream Fit for Chicago Cubs' Hype-Filled, Youthful Future

    There was no way the Theo Epstein regime was going to sit on its hands with bait in its pockets and a big fish in the water. Joe Maddon —that big fish—will be announced as the Cubs ' new manager at a 2 p...

    Anthony Witrado Written by Anthony Witrado about 3 months ago 17,669 reads 44 comments

  23. Cubs Fire Manager Rick Renteria

    The Chicago Cubs announced Friday that the club has fired manager Rick Renteria after one season on the job...

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  24. Cubs Fire Rick Renteria

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  25. Joe Maddon's Pursuit of the Cubs Job Called “a Classless Act” by Some

    News broke just before Game 7 that the Cubs had hired — or were about to hire — Joe Maddon as their manager. Then everything seemed to back off a bit...

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