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Cubs hire Maddon as manager, fire Renteria

Cubs hire Maddon as manager, fire Renteria

ESPN.com deadspin.com Updated 5 hours ago
The Chicago Cubs will announce the hiring former Tampa Bay Rays skipper Joe Maddon as the 54th manager in franchise history on Monday, the team announced in a release Friday.
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  • Video - Maddon Expected To Join Cubs 01:24

    Maddon Expected To Join Cubs

    Oct 29
    Buster Olney and Barry Larkin discusses the impact Joe Maddon would make on the Cubs as manager.
  • Video - Maddon's Future 03:01

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    Doug Glanville and Mark Mulder discuss Joe Maddon's future after the manager opted out of his contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.
  • Video - Maddon Exercises Opt-Out Option 01:46

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    ESPN MLB Insider Buster Olney discusses why Joe Maddon exercised the opt-out clause in his contract with the Rays and identifies the teams that could be interested in hiring him.
  • Video - Dodgers Hire Friedman; Colletti Reassigned 01:08

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    Tim Kurkjian reacts to the news that the Dodgers have named former Rays executive vice president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman as their new president of baseball operations. Dodgers GM Ned Colletti will remain with the team in a new role.

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