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Joe Maddon likes fight his Cubs show in 5-4 loss to Reds in 10 innings

Joe Maddon likes fight his Cubs show in 5-4 loss to Reds in 10 innings

Joe Maddon praised his promising rookie infielders Kris Bryant and Addison Russell before Friday's 5-4 loss to the Reds in 10 innings. But that was before Russell's first-inning error at second base opened the door to two unearned runs and Bryant's throwing error from third base put the eventual winning run on base in the 10th. "We made a couple of mistakes but we kind of fought through them," Maddon said afterward. "We had an absolute chance to win the game." Beforehand, he said: (They) are really ready to play here. People don't understand how difficult that is. KB is a novice (at third), and Addison is a total novice at second. (We are seeing)...

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