Maddon is a free agent manager after opting out on his deal with Tampa Bay.
Friedman will have full control of the Dodgers’ baseball operations.
A Cardinals fan friend of mine shot me a tweet on Tuesday night. In it, he suggested that the Chicago Cubs “need to do the Francona-Theo daily double.”
No person knows more people in baseball than Hall-of-Fame writer Peter Gammons. And that means its unlikely anyone has a better idea of who might be interested in the Cubs general manager job.
It comes as a shock to no one that 34-year-old GM phenom Andrew Friedman is at the top of everyone’s list to become the Cubs’ new general manager.