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  • Lafayette grad Maddon, a Hazleton native, agrees to five-year deal with Cubs, talks playoffs

    Joe Maddon was introduced Monday as the Chicago Cubs' new manager after the two sides agreed to a five-year deal through the 2019 season, and he didn't waste any time talking about the playoffs and the World Series. Terms were not disclosed but...
  • Breaking down the three Orioles players' chances of winning Gold Gloves

    Breaking down the three Orioles players' chances of winning Gold Gloves
    Three Orioles players are finalists for American League Gold Glove Awards, which are scheduled to be announced Tuesday night at 7 p.m. on ESPN2, and they all have a good shot at winning. If center fielder Adam Jones earns his fourth career Gold Glove,...
  • Joe Maddon sets lofty goals as new Cubs manager

    Joe Maddon sets lofty goals as new Cubs manager
    The marquee at Wrigley Field read "Welcome Joe Maddon," and the Chicago Cubs gave their new manager a robust greeting before Monday's news conference. Maddon, 60, will receive a five-year contract worth at least $25 million, a source confirmed. Cubs...
  • Cubs' Maddon agrees to 5-year deal, talks playoffs

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Adds details, quotes Cubs' Maddon agrees to 5-year deal, talks playoffs Joe Maddon was introduced Monday as the Chicago Cubs' new manager after the two sides agreed to a five-year deal through the 2019 season, and he...
  • Cubs' Maddon agrees to 5-year deal

    The Sports Xchange Cubs' Maddon agrees to 5-year deal Joe Maddon was introduced Monday as the Chicago Cubs' fifth manager since the start of the 2010 season, and the two sides agreed to a five-year deal through the 2019 season. Terms were not...
  • Marco Estrada traded from Milwaukee to Toronto

    Marco Estrada traded from Milwaukee to Toronto
    Following a 2014 season in which he was moved from the Milwaukee Brewers’ starting rotation to the bullpen, Marco Estrada incurred an even greater transition in his Major League Baseball career Saturday when he was dealt from the Brewers to the...
  • Expectations for Cubs to rise upon Maddon's arrival

    Expectations for Cubs to rise upon Maddon's arrival
    The podium never will look so attractive to Cubs fans as it will when Joe Maddon is introduced Monday as the Cubs' manager at the Cubby Bear, where many supporters have drowned their sorrows after numerous disappointments of past decades. But for all...
  • What Koji Uehara's deal means for the Orioles and free-agent reliever Andrew Miller

    What Koji Uehara's deal means for the Orioles and free-agent reliever Andrew Miller
    One of the more intriguing free agents this offseason, as it pertained to the Orioles, was Boston Red Sox closer Koji Uehara. Uehara and his family still live in Baltimore. He turns 40 in April and he struggled some toward the end of last season,...
  • Unconventional Maddon a perfect fit for Cubs

    The Sports Xchange By Tom Musick, The Sports Xchange Unconventional Maddon a perfect fit for Cubs CHICAGO -- Joe Maddon prefers an offbeat existence. As the manager of the Tampa Bay Rays, Maddon once addressed the media with a cockatoo perched on...
  • What you need to know about how free agency affects the Orioles

    What you need to know about how free agency affects the Orioles
    The San Francisco Giants won their third World Series in five years Wednesday night when they defeated the Kansas City Royals, 3-2, in Game 7. But the important thing here is that the end of the series means the start of free agency. Players with no...
  • Report: Maddon, Cubs close to deal

    The Sports Xchange Report: Maddon, Cubs close to deal The Chicago Cubs are set to hire Joe Maddon as their manager, CBSSports.com reported Wednesday. Maddon and the Cubs are close to reaching a deal that should be wrapped up within days, according to...