Rangers Hire Greg Maddux as Special Assistant to GM

According to multiple reports, Greg Maddux has stepped down from his position as Special Assistant to the General Manger with the Chicago Cubs to take the same job with the Texas Rangers. The Rangers hired Maddux to be a Special Assistant to Jon Daniels.

Greg Maddux has been in the Cubs’ front office for the past two seasons after Jim Hendry brought him back to the organization. The Cubs wanted Maddux to stay with the organization and Theo Epstein approached Maddux about remaining in the front office after Epstein took over baseball operations.

According to a report from Rangers.com, Mike Maddux first approached his brother about the possibility a few weeks ago if the Cubs’ job did not come through. According to the report, Greg was very receptive and was eager to grab the opportunity to be a part of the Rangers’ organization.

When Jim Hendry was relieved of his duties last year, the feeling was that Greg Maddux would end up leaving the Cubs’ front office.

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