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Maddon helped the Cubs break their 108-year World Series drought, but it wasn’t enough to earn him a new contract.
Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein announced prior to Sunday’s season finale that the manager Joe Maddon will not receive a new contract and that the team will have a new manager in 2020:
Joe and Theo got together last night, split a bottle of wine in Theo’s hotel room and came to the conclusion that their five year run together had come to an end.
— Sahadev Sharma (@sahadevsharma) September 29, 2019