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Monday, November 30, 2015

Articles tagged: Joe Maddon

Joe Maddon blames AC/DC concert for messing up Wrigley infield

For over four decades, rock and roll ass-kickers AC/DC have been melting faces, shattering eardrums, and causing heavy-metal destruction wherever they set foot. It’s that last part that Cubs manager Joe Maddon has a problem with, especially after the Australian rockers played a concert at Wrigley Field. The band played Wrigley on September 15, and…Read More

Joe Maddon fuming with Cardinals over retaliation for hit batter

Joe Maddon went scorched earth on the St. Louis Cardinals after feeling like they unnecessarily retaliated during Friday’s Cubs-Cardinals game. Cubs pitcher Dan Haren hit Matt Holliday in the fifth inning, leading the Cardinals to retaliate by hitting Anthony Rizzo in the seventh “I’m really disappointed in what the Cardinals did right there,” Maddon said…Read More

Joe Maddon ejected from Cubs-Padres game (Video)

Joe Maddon was ejected during the seventh inning of Friday’s Cubs-Padres game after getting furious with the umpires for missing a big call prior to a home run that cost his team. Maddon’s Cubs were up 4-2 in the seventh when the controversial call occurred at Wrigley Field. Pitcher Brian Schlitter had Wil Myers 0-2…Read More

Theo Epstein: There was ‘no tampering whatsoever’ with Joe Maddon

Major League Baseball is currently investigating the possibility that the Chicago Cubs committed a tampering violation while expressing their interest in Joe Maddon. The league is trying to determine whether the Cubs contacted Maddon before he opted out of his contract with the Tampa Bay Rays. According to Cubs president Theo Epstein, that did not…Read More

Joe Maddon met with Cubs execs in his RV

Joe Maddon is probably the most unconventional manager in baseball, so it’s no surprise that his meeting with the Chicago Cubs came in an unconventional way. Maddon held his introductory press conference at a Chicago bar on Monday and shared the funny circumstances surrounding his first meeting with Cubs executives Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer….Read More

Rays may pursue tampering charges over Joe Maddon

The Tampa Bay Rays suspect the Chicago Cubs may have tampered with manager Joe Maddon, and they could pursue charges, according to a report. Maddon surprisingly opted out of his contract with the Rays on Oct. 23, not long after being informed by the team that he had a 14-day window to opt out thanks…Read More

Report: Cubs tell Rick Renteria they are talking to Joe Maddon

The Chicago Cubs are looking to hire Joe Maddon, and they have reportedly been honest with their current manager about their intentions. According to Jon Heyman of, the Cubs have informed manager Rick Renteria that they are exploring the possibility of hiring Maddon. Previous reports indicated that the Cubs have left Renteria in the…Read More

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