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Joe Maddon. (Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Joe Maddon Gets 5-Year, $25-Million Deal

Maddon has a career winning percentage of .517.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2014

Joe Maddon. (J. Meric/Getty Images)

5 Reasons Joe Maddon Is Awesome — As A Person

Unconventional thinking is a staple of new Cubs manager Joe Maddon.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2014

Rick Renteria. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Wisch: Don’t Weep For Rick Renteria

Baseball is a cutthroat business, as Friday afternoon showed.

CBS Chicago–10/31/2014

Joe Maddon. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Report: Maddon To Be Named Cubs Manager

Joe Maddon is considered one of baseball’s top managers.

CBS Chicago–10/29/2014

Joe Maddon. (Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Temper Expectations Regarding The Joe Maddon Frenzy

Maddon’s a really good manager, but big names haven’t panned out for the Cubs in years past.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2014

Joe Maddon. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Agent: Joe Maddon Prepared Not To Manage In 2015

Still, Maddon has had interest from at least 15 teams already, Alan Nero says.

CBS Chicago–10/25/2014

Joe Maddon. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Levine: Maddon’s Sudden Availability Could Trump Renteria’s Solid Job For Cubs

Joe Maddon is a free agent after deciding to leave the Rays.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2014

Joe Maddon. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

As Joe Maddon Leaves Rays, Cubs Speculation Heats Up

Maddon is a free agent manager after opting out on his deal with Tampa Bay.

CBS Chicago–10/24/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - OCTOBER 10: James Shields #33 of the Kansas City Royals throws a pitch against the Baltimore Orioles during Game One of the American League Championship Series at Oriole Park at Camden Yards on October 10, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Playoff Pinch Hits: James Shields-Wil Myers Trade A Success For Royals

The Kansas City Royals traded for starting pitcher James Shields before the 2013 season, giving up top hitting prospect Wil Myers.


John Danks.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Garcia’s 2 HRs, Danks Lead White Sox Over Rays

Avisail Garcia hit two home runs, John Danks took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning and the Chicago White Sox beat Tampa Bay 10-5 Sunday in the Rays’ home finale.


Anthony Rizzo #44 of the Chicago Cubs hits a walk-off game winning hit against the Tampa Bay Rays on August 10, 2014 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. The Chicago Cubs defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 in twelve innings.(Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Avoid Sweep With 3-2 Victory Over Rays

Anthony Rizzo was responsible for two of Chicago’s 17 strikeouts Sunday. He also had the biggest hit of the game for the Cubs. Rizzo hit a game-ending RBI single in the 12th inning, and the Cubs beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 to avoid a three-game sweep.


(Photo Credit: Getty Images/Justin Edmonds)

5 Crazy Events From Major League Baseball You May Have Missed

By Adam W. Bloom The second half of the MLB season is under way with a number of teams making moves to try and stamp their ticket into the playoffs. While you’d think the pressure […]


BOSTON, MA - JULY 6: Nelson Cruz #23 of the Baltimore Orioles prepares to face Jake Peavy #44 of the Boston Red Sox in the first inning at Fenway Park on July 6, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts.

American League Mid-Season Team MVPs

Sometimes a team’s best players don’t make the All-Star team. Here are the American League’s mid-season team MVPs.


Don Zimmer. (Ezra Shaw/Allsport/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Don Zimmer Was One Of Us

“I don’t want no day,” Zimmer once said. “I want friends, to live my life the way I wanna live it.”

CBS Chicago–06/05/2014

David DeJesus. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs Missing Veteran Leadership, DeJesus Says

David DeJesus says it can be tough for youngsters to lead a team like with the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–04/28/2014

Scott Carroll pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays.   (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Jose Abreu, White Sox Power Past Rays 9-2

Jose Abreu drove in four runs and set a major league rookie record for RBIs through the end of April and the Chicago White Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 9-2 on Sunday.


Wil Myers scores as Adrian Nieto takes a late throw.   (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

White Sox Shut Down By Ramos And Rays, 4-0

Ramos and two relievers combined to five-hit the White Sox in their 4-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday night.


TORONTO, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 28: Wil Myers #9 of the Tampa Bay Rays hits an RBI single in the first inning during MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on September 28, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Rays’ Wil Myers Could Top His Rookie Of The Year Season

Wil Myers gives the Rays legitimate power in the middle of the batting order.


Alex Cobb. (Getty Images)

Watch: Rays Pitcher Cobb Uses Help Of Dolphin To Propose To Girlfriend

You have to give Alex Cobb props for his creativity.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2014

Jesse Crain. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)

White Sox, Rays Complete Crain Trade

It’s been nearly six weeks, but the White Sox and Rays have completed the trade for Jesse Crain.

670 The Score–10/16/2013