Chicago Cubs Hiring Milwaukee’s Craig Counsell and Will Make Him MLB’s Highest-Paid Manager

From a story on headlined “Chicago Cubs hiring Milwaukee’s Craig Counsell, will make him MLB’s highest-paid manager”:

By Patrick Mooney, Sahadev Sharma, Ken Rosenthal and Tyler Kepner

In a calculating move that stunned the baseball world, the Chicago Cubs are hiring Craig Counsell to replace David Ross, the club announced Monday, instantly raising the expectations at Wrigley Field.

The Cubs will give Counsell a five-year contract worth more than $40 million, according to major-league sources, making him the highest-paid manager in Major League Baseball