Joe Maddon

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Jon Lester Agrees To 6-Year, $155M Deal With Cubs

Lester’s contract, agreed to on the second day of baseball’s winter meetings, contains an option for 2021 that, if it becomes guaranteed, would make the deal worth $170 million over seven seasons.

12/10/2014

Joe Maddon (C) is introduced as the Chicago Cubs' new manager with Cubs president Theo Epstein (R) and general manager Jed Hoyer during a press conference on November 3, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Joe Maddon Introduced By Cubs; Manager Gets 5-Year Deal

Maddon was introduced Monday as Chicago’s fifth manager since the start of the 2010 season, replacing Rick Renteria.

11/03/2014

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Chicago Cubs Set To Introduce Joe Maddon As New Manager Monday

Recently-departed Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon will be introduced Monday as the new manager of the Chicago Cubs.

10/31/2014

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Kallet: If Mets Are Serious About Winning, They Should Hire Maddon Or Gardenhire

Terry Collins will be the Mets’ manager in 2015. But he shouldn’t be. It’s just a shame that this franchise, supposedly on the rise, isn’t willing to take a risk.

10/27/2014

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Joe Maddon Exercises Opt-Out, Won’t Return To Rays; Mets Not In On Him

The Rays announced Friday that Maddon has exercised an opt-out in his contract, which was due to expire after next season.

10/24/2014

Chase Headley #12 of the New York Yankees is hit in the jaw with a pitch in the ninth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on September 11, 2014. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Chase Headley Upset With Rays Manager Joe Maddon Over HBP Comment

New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley says he “wasn’t thrilled” by Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon’s word choice.

09/18/2014

Stephen Drew is tagged out at home plate by Tampa Bay Rays catcher Ryan Hanigan during the fifth inning at Yankee Stadium on September 9, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Out At Plate And Nearly Out Of Playoff Race

Even the Bombers acknowledge they are running out of time. With just 20 games remaining, they have a 5½-game deficit to overcome for the AL’s second wild card.

09/10/2014

Yankees manager Joe Girardi (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Silverman: Disjointed Season Coming Into Focus For The Yankees

Don’t look now, but the Yankees just may be putting themselves in a position to make a run at the playoffs.

08/21/2013

Derek Jeter (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Jeter Doesn’t Know Ordinary; His Intangibles Could Spark Turnaround

There’s always been this intangible quality about Jeter. You can’t quite put your finger on it. It’s hard to quantify what gives Jeter the supernatural ability not to feel pressure and rise whenever the Yankees desperately need a spark.

07/29/2013

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Derek Jeter Plays Simulated Game In Staten Island, Could Start For Yankees On Sunday

Derek Jeter played a simulated game in Staten Island on Saturday and could start for the Yankees on Sunday.

07/27/2013

Jonny Gomes and Jacoby Ellsbury of the Red Sox look on during the national anthem on Jackie Robinson Day. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Baseball Holds Annual Jackie Robinson Day In Ballparks Across America

Baseball is holding its annual Jackie Robinson Day on the 66th anniversary of his breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers.

04/15/2013

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Price Backtracks From Facial Hair Comments, Calls Yankees ‘Best Org. In Sports’

“It probably wasn’t the best thing to say, but I didn’t mean anything by it,” Price said. “I wasn’t looking to offend the Yankees. It’s probably the best organization in all of sports. Not just baseball, but all of sports.”

02/21/2013

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Silverman: Razor-Sharp Maddon Forces Yankees To Take Rays Seriously

Just because the Rays caught the Red Sox last season doesn’t mean that they will catch the Yankees this year, but Maddon has a way of getting his players to believe in themselves.

08/23/2012

Pitcher R.A. Dickey of the New York Mets tips his hat after his one hit complete game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Dickey Enjoying A Season For The Ages

R.A. Dickey is enjoying a year like no knuckleballer before him and his mastery in controlling the pitch had led to an unbelievable strikeout-to-walk ratio.

06/14/2012

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Silverman: Calm Down … Yankees Poised To Make AL East Run

Is it too early to panic Yankee fans? Steve Silverman believes the Yankees’ powerful lineup will carry them during the summer.

WFAN–06/01/2012

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