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Cubs fire Renteria, hire Maddon as new manager

CHICAGO — Joe Maddon has been hired as manager of the Cubs after the team fired Rick Renteria.

Chicago, without a World Series title since 1908, announced the hiring Friday about two hours after announcing the firing.

Maddon is to be introduced Monday at a news conference at a restaurant across the street from Wrigley Field.

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