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Breaking News: Lou Piniella Retiring Today

Chicago Cubs News

ESPN is reporting that Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella is calling it
a career after today’s series finale against the Braves. Piniella had
said he would retire after this season, but he’s decided to hang them
up now.


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The decision is driven, according to Piniella, by a family situation – you’ll recall that he left the team a little while ago to attend to his ailing mother. Third base coach Mike Quade – and not bench coach Alan Trammell – will serve as the team’s interim manager for the rest of the season.


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