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Maddux to interview with Cubs today

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Associated Press
November 9, 2011
— Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux is next up as the Chicago Cubs search for a new manager. Maddux is slated to interview today.

Milwaukee Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum and Philadelphia Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin have already been interviewed to replace Mike Quade, who was fired by new president of baseball operations Theo Epstein.


Maddux pitched for nine teams in a 15-year major league career that ended in 2000. He became pitching coach of the Milwaukee Brewers in 2003, then took the same job with Texas before the 2009 season and has helped the Rangers win back-to-back AL pennants. The Cubs are also expected to interview Cleveland bench coach Sandy Alomar Jr.


-- The Boston Red Sox plan to interview Torey Lovullo and Gene Lamont for their managerial opening. They will be interviewed this week along with Cleveland bench coach Sandy Alomar Jr., whose interview today was announced earlier.


-- Former Red Sox manager Terry Francona has interviewed with the St. Louis Cardinals for their managerial opening, a person familiar with the negotiations told the AP.


The Associated Press on Tuesday.



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