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Meet the next Cubs manager

Maddux's blend of new and old-school ways seems a perfect fit for Theo and the Gang

Updated: November 9, 2011, 10:35 PM ET
By Jon Greenberg | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Once again, the Chicago Cubs are doing it wrong.

Having reporters meet with managerial candidates in the tony PNC Club is no way to simulate how the would-be skippers might deal with the Cub Experience.

While I'm sure the game simulations behind closed doors and long interviews are taxing, they have nothing on the real suffering that tests every manager who dons the blue pinstripes.

Theo and the Gang should've first subjected the candidates to a "Clockwork ...

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