June 23, 2021

Chicago Cubs hire David Ross to replace Maddon as manager

first_img First Published: 24th October, 2019 22:19 IST The Chicago Cubs have hired former catcher David Ross to replace Joe Maddon as their manager, hoping he can help them get back to the playoffs after missing out for the first since 2014.The Cubs announced Thursday a three-year deal with Ross with a club option for the 2023 season.Ross played the final two of his 15 major league seasons with the Cubs and was a revered leader on the 2016 team that won the World Series, ending a championship drought dating to 1908. He spent the past three years in Chicago’s front office and was widely viewed as a potential replacement for Maddon, who compiled a 471-339-1 record in five seasons.Ross has no coaching or managing experience.___More AP MLB: https://apnews.com/MLB and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports Written By WATCH US LIVE Last Updated: 24th October, 2019 22:19 IST Chicago Cubs Hire David Ross To Replace Maddon As Manager The Chicago Cubs have hired former catcher David Ross to replace Joe Maddon as their manager, hoping he can help them get back to the playoffs after missing out for the first since 2014. COMMENTcenter_img SUBSCRIBE TO US LIVE TV Associated Press Television News FOLLOW USlast_img

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