Gribin: Offseason Transaction Rankings

1. Chicago, Chicago that Dominant Town

The Chicago Cubs sign Manager Joe Maddon

That’s right, the number one over all move does not involve a baseball player. In fact, it involves a future hall of famer in former Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon. This Cubs team had more young talent than they knew what to do with. But let me be the first to say, this new skip will know exactly what to do with this team. Maddon coached the Rays to 5 90+ win years in 9 years of service. In that time, Tampa Bay made the playoffs four teams and won one AL pennant. Maddon has been the AL Manager of the Year twice and has finished top five in voting five times. The Cubs are officially a contender and are only a few years away from being the scariest team in baseball.

2015 Stat Prediction: 80-82 record, 3rd in NL Central

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