Managing the manager: Cubs’ David Ross, Joe Maddon and the modern front office

It’s on the point wherein a few GM should certainly simply placed a uniform on and move all the way down to the 

dugout, or their foremost analytical membrane, he must pass right down to the dugout.” — Joe Maddon in a recent 

interview with the Tampa Bay Times Cubs supervisor David Ross approached Marcus Stroman at the pitcher’s locker after a one-run 

loss at Nationals Park and acknowledged that he made a mistake. Ross then delivered a similar message to reporters while he walked out of 

the travelling clubhouse for a brief postgame news convention We took him out, virtually, likely one batter too quickly,” Ross said

The Cubs arrived in Washington near the beginning of a stretch of 20 video games in 19 days with out a break 

day, inside the middle of a 4-town road journey that commenced with the Field of Dreams occasion in Iowa, throughout what’s

historically known as the dog days of August for a crew that’s out of the playoff race. Cigar smoke and the odor of Champagne once filled 

that locker room in Nationals Park after the Cubs gained a wild removal recreation in 2017, which still stands because the franchise’s