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Cubs Interview Rangers Coach Mike Maddux

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CHICAGO (AP)  Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux has interviewed for the open manager’s job with the Chicago Cubs.

Maddux was scheduled to have a news conference Wednesday afternoon to discuss the situation.

Maddux has helped the Rangers win back-to-back AL pennants and is the brother of former Cubs’ ace Greg Maddux, who was an assistant to former Chicago GM Jim Hendry.

The Cubs have also interviewed Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin and Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum. New director of baseball operations Theo Epstein fired Mike Quade last week.

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