Rozner: Cubs' Maddon preaches more contact

  • Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon says he likes his team's approach to hitting: I don't think I've seen anybody going up there with just this heavy pull mode, trying to hit home runs kind of philosophy we've had over the last several years."

    Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon says he likes his team's approach to hitting: I don't think I've seen anybody going up there with just this heavy pull mode, trying to hit home runs kind of philosophy we've had over the last several years." Associated Press/file

 
 
Updated 4/30/2018 7:02 PM

Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon has asked his hitters to think about more than simply hitting home runs, and that worked nicely in a four-game sweep of the Milwaukee Brewers.

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