The Chicago Cubs and manager Joe Maddon have decided to part ways after five seasons.
Maddon, 65, led the Cubs to 90 or more victories in four of the five seasons he managed the club. The only season he did not reach that plateau was 2019.
The Cubs will miss the playoffs for the first time since 2014, the season before Maddon got the job.
In his five seasons, Chicago won the NL Central twice and won the 2016 World Series after a seven-game thriller against the Cleveland Indians
The Cubs were in first place this season as late as Aug. 22, but have gone 11–15 in September, including losing nine in a row that knocked them out of postseason contention.
Maddon finish his five years with the Cubs with a record of 471-338 before Sunday's regular season finale against the St. Louis Cardinals.