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Friday, March 11, 2022

Chicago Cubs extend manager David Ross through 2024 season

The Chicago Cubs have extended the contract of manager David Ross through the 2024 season, the team announced Friday.

The club holds an option on Ross’ contract for the 2025 season. The Cubs did not disclose financial terms of the deal.

Ross signed a three-year deal, with an option year, to replace Joe Maddon before the 2020 season. The Cubs won the NL Central that year but fell short in the playoffs. The team wasn’t as fortunate in 2021 as an 11-game losing streak in June changed the course of the franchise’s season.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: March 11, 2022 at 01:58 PM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Brian C Posted: March 11, 2022 at 02:30 PM (#6067413)
I moved out of Chicago a couple years ago and find myself with no feel for Ross's Q-rating among the fanbase these days. He seems like JAG to me but I dunno, maybe people like him? I know Hoyer was hyping the Bold New Direction for the organization, but it's tough to put much stock in that kind of talk when the manager's primary qualification seems to be "popular guy from the 2016 team".

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