Joe Maddon

Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro. (Getty Images)

Levine: Joe Maddon Tells Starlin Castro He Won’t Be Traded

“I want to be here and stay here,” Castro says.

CBS Chicago–07/29/2015

Craig Kimbrel. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Levine: Pitching Is Top Priority For Cubs

In the thick of a wild-card race, the Cubs need to make a deal and do it soon.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Cubs Are Struggling Amid Expectations

It’s not a crisis and context is everything — but this sure is ugly of late.

CBS Chicago–07/27/2015

Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo slides into second base. (Jonathan Daniels/Getty Images)

Emma: Cubs Are Just Going Through Growing Pains

The Cubs are 51-46 on the season.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2015

Joe Maddon. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Joe Maddon Stays Positive As Cubs Slump

Chicago fell to 51-46 after being swept by Philadelphia.

CBS Chicago–07/26/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon, left, general manager Jed Hoyer and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein. (Getty Images)

Levine: Trade Additions Come With Risk

The trading deadline for non-waiver deals sometimes leads to round pegs not fitting in square holes.

CBS Chicago–07/25/2015

Joe Maddon (Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Emma: There Are Few Like Joe Maddon

The Cubs’ manager keeps his team comfortable with a positive life approach.


Cubs catcher Kyle Schwarber, right. (Getty Images)

Joe Maddon Lauds Kyle Schwarber’s Progress At Catcher, Doesn’t Plan On Playing Him in LF Yet

Maddon is wary of wearing Schwarber out by making him an everyday player.

CBS Chicago–07/24/2015

Rick Renteria. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Listen: Crazy Boers & Bernstein Caller Stumps For Rick Renteria As Cubs Manager

“He could’ve had a chance for greatness,” a Boers and Bernstein Show caller says of Rick Renteria.

CBS Chicago–07/23/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Cubs’ Joe Maddon: ‘I Want Us To Be The Hunted’

Listen to Maddon’s full interview on the Spiegel and Goff Show.

CBS Chicago–07/21/2015

Cubs' Jorge Soler, left, and Kris Bryant. (Getty Images)

Emma: Cubs’ 2015 Hopes Rely Primarily On Internal Growth

The Cubs start the second half with a 47-40 record.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2015

Cubs teammates Kris Bryant, left, and Anthony Rizzo congratulate one another. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Home Run Derby No Harm, But Still…

Joe Maddon initially didn’t want his guys partaking in the Derby, then changed his tune.

CBS Chicago–07/09/2015

Kris Bryant , left, and Anthony Rizzo, right. (Getty Images)

Levine: Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo Get Manager’s Blessing For Home Run Derby

Rizzo and Bryant will see a fantasy turn into reality come Monday night.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2015

Cubs reliever Jason Motte, left, high-fives catcher Miguel Montero after a win. (Getty Images)

Emma: Cubs Keep Closing Simple

The Cubs are 32-0 when leading after eight innings.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon, left, general manager Jed Hoyer and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs’ Joe Maddon, Theo Epstein To Become ‘Dead Heads’ This Weekend

The Grateful Dead will perform three sold-out shows at Soldier Field this weekend.

CBS Chicago–07/03/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Joe Maddon Brings In Magician To Help Cubs ‘Create Some Magic Around Here’

Maddon dug into his bag of motivational tricks.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Joe Maddon On Cardinals: ‘We’re Going To Get To That Point’

Maddon wants the Cubs to play better baseball late and cut down on strikeouts.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2015

Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Grote’s Q-and-A With Orel Hershiser: Trade Deadline Could Tilt NL Race

Every National League team has had its flaws displayed, Orel Hershiser says.

CBS Chicago–06/29/2015

Cardinals outfielder Jason Heyward hit an RBI double against the Cubs. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Cubs Lose 4-1 As Cardinals Complete Sweep

The Cubs were hitless in 10 at-bats with runners in scoring position and got swept by the St. Louis Cardinals on Sunday night.


Cubs manager Joe Maddon. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Levine: Joe Maddon Goes Off On Umpire Review, Replay System

Maddon was shocked a game-ending call was upheld Wednesday night in a loss to the Dodgers.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2015