Joe Maddon has agreed to become the Los Angeles Angels' manager
Joe Maddon has agreed to become the Los Angeles Angels' manager.
Maddon and the Angels agreed to terms Wednesday on a deal to reunite the veteran manager with the organization where he spent the first three decades of his baseball career.
Maddon left the Chicago Cubs by mutual consent last month after they missed the playoffs for the first time in his five-year tenure. In 2016, he led the Cubs to their first World Series title in 108 years.
Maddon replaces Brad Ausmus, who was fired after one season when the Angels finished with their worst record since 1999.
Maddon was the Angels' bench coach during their championship season in 2002. He left to manage Tampa Bay in 2006.
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