There are a lot of smart men leading sports franchises in Chicago now.
Expectations are high inside and outside Chicago.
Chicago could be eyeing Sam Fuld and/or Jonny Gomes to add a veteran presence.
“I’ve got a man crush on him,” manager Joe Maddon says of Gomes.
Tuesday provided a batch of good sports news that Chicago needed.
Excitement! Subplots! Stars! A rivalry spiced up! This is fun.
At 12-1, the Cubs are now one of the favorites to win the 2015 World Series.
Martinez will be Joe Maddon’s bench coach and likely work with the outfielders and baserunners.
Martinez was a longtime member of Joe Maddon’s staff in Tampa Bay.
Thursday Night Football, the Derrick Rose debates and Ronnie Woo Woo are on the list of turkeys.
Maddon wants to hang out at the Cubby Bear after a win this upcoming season.
The Cubs will open against the Cardinals on ESPN2.
Chicago needs an outfielder, left-handed hitting and a speedster. Crawford fits the bill.
At issue is when agent Alan Nero had contact with the Cubs.
Theo Epstein and Maddon have denied any tampering occurred.
Maddon became a household name in his nine seasons managing the Rays.
“I kind of like that freedom unless you have an absolute hammer at the end of the game,” Cubs manager Joe Maddon says.
We’re excited about looking forward,” Cubs owner Tom Ricketts says. “We’re excited about having a great new manager.”
Any improvement within league rules shouldn’t warrant criticism.
“He’s going to be here a long time,” Theo Epstein says of Joe Maddon.