Joe Maddon Signs Three-Year Deal As Angels Manager
Joe Maddon was not going to be unemployed for long if he didn’t want to. The question was where he would go. On Wednesday, the manager signed a three-year deal with the Anaheim Angels.It is quite a homecoming for Maddon, as he spent most of his career in Anaheim and won the 2002 World Series with the Angels as a bench coach. However, his career with the team started as a player.From 1975 to 1979, Maddon was a catcher in the Angels organization. His last year, he switched from playing to scouting and started his ascent to the pinnacle of baseball glory with the Chicago Cubs in 2016.Maddon spent...
Joe Maddon Ejected During Cubs Vs. Pirates Game
Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon found himself watching his team play out the final frames against the Pittsburgh Pirates Thursday from the clubhouse, rather than the dugout.Infuriated by multiple pitches thrown up and in towards his team’s hitters throughout the game, Maddon charged towards the Pittsburgh dugout before longtime umpire Joe West restrained and eventually ejected him. Helping keep Maddon from getting too out of hand was Kris Bryant, who sped over from the on deck circle to catch Maddon as he continued to trot towards Pittsburgh manager, Clint Hurdle, with aggressive intentions.“I...