Edwards’ tastes might not be all that refined. He hails from Prosperity, S.C., a tiny town with a Wendy’s, a Waffle House and, well, that’s about it.
“I think he’s going to be very good out there,” Cubs manager Joe Maddon said of left fielder Kyle Schwarber. “His work is impeccable.”
Nearing his third season as the Cubs’ shortstop, Addison Russell sees no reason why he can’t take a large step toward becoming an elite player.
Joe Maddon believes a “slight regression,” at the least, on Kyle Hendricks’ part is likely just because his 2016 numbers were off-the-charts good.
Cub manager Joe Maddon laughs when he wonders if the World Series questions will ever go away. But the Cubs won. And Maddon is having the last laugh.
The Cubs say they’re happy to pay the $1 million salary escalator that makes Joe Maddon the highest paid manager in baseball.
If the Cardinals want to make some of their own T-shirts, Maddon might consider buying some to support a good cause. Maybe “Try Not to Suck at Home?”