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After Angels waste no time to hire Joe Maddon, will Cubs be next to fill manager opening?

Oct 16, 2019 - Chicago Sun-Times

Insiders suggest its a two-man race for Cubs job between presumptive favorite David Ross and Astros bench coach Joe Espada who impressed in Monday's interview, sources said. Cubs president Theo Epstein was right about one thing:

"There's going to be a bidding war for his services, and there should be," he said of Joe Maddon on the final day of the Cubs season, the day the manager's firing became official. "He's in a great position."

Barely two weeks after that day, the most succe...