Joe Maddon returns to Los Angeles Angels as new manager

GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer ANAHEIM (AP) — Joe Maddon is back under the halo. Maddon agreed to become the Los Angeles Angels' manager on Wednesday, reuniting the World Series-winning former manager of the Chicago Cubs with the organization where he spent the first three decades of his baseball career. "We are thrilled that Joe is coming back home and bringing an exciting brand of baseball to our fans," general manager Billy Eppler said. "Every stop he has made throughout his managerial career, he has built a culture that is focused on winning while also allowing his players to thrive. We believe Joe will be a great asset for our club and look forward to him leading the team to another World Series championship." The Angels will formally introduce the 65-year-old Maddon at a news
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