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Friday, July 10, 2020

Joe Maddon admits Ian Happ was not happy after surprising demotion

The Chicago Cubs made the decision to send outfielder Ian Happ to the minor leagues on Saturday, a move that surprised even the player himself.

Happ, who hit 15 home runs for the Cubs last season, will start the year in AAA, and manager Joe Maddon admitted the player was very upset by the move.

Happ has been more or less a regular for two years, and has provided some memorable moments, even if inadvertently. It comes as a shock to see him sent down even if he did hit just .135 in spring.

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