The commissioner's office released a statement Wednesday clearing the Cubs of wrongdoing about six months after Tampa Bay accused Chicago of tampering with their manager before Maddon opted out of his contract with the
"We're glad that the process is over," Cubs General Manager Jed Hoyer said. "We're glad the result we expected came through and now we can put it behind us and never talk about it again."
The Cubs announced on Oct. 31 that Rick Renteria had been fired after one season as manager and that Maddon was hired. Maddon opted out of his contract with Tampa Bay soon after Rays executive