In the final season of his five-year contract, Chicago manager Joe Maddon said he expects to be with the Cubs “for a couple more years.”
Maddon, 65, addressed his future with ESPN prior to Sunday’s game in Cincinnati. He said he wants to manage until he is at least 70.
“I’m operating like we’ll be together for a couple more years, at least,” he said. “I’m not going to sit and proclaim I’m looking to go elsewhere. That’s not true.”
Maddon guided the Cubs to at least 92 wins in each of his first four seasons, highlighted by a 103-58 record and the franchise’s first World Series championship since 1908 in 2016.
—The New York Yankees placed reliever Stephen Tarpley on the 10-day injured list with a left elbow impingement.
The Yankees also optioned infielder Breyvic Valera to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
To fill those roster spots, the Yankees summoned right-hander Brady Lail and left-hander Joe Mantiply from Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The club also moved…
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