Joe Maddon Signs With Cubs, Leaves Rays In Fishy Deal
Manager Joe Maddon signed a five-year, $25 million deal with the Chicago Cubs Monday but some question the merits of how the deal went down.By Jay Strubberg | November 3, 2014
Manager Joe Maddon signed a five-year, $25 million deal with the Chicago Cubs Monday — a deal that could potentially make the team a legitimate World Series contender. And no, pigs won't have to fly.
But it's how the deal went down that has raised a few eyebrows among the sports media.
So here's all hubbub in a nutshell. Maddon recently opted out of his contract with the Tampa Bay Rays.