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12 responses to “Obsessive New Manager Watch: Insiders Say Joe Girardi is Not Coming to Chicago”

  1. Raymond Robert Koenig

    Of course Quade and Sandberg are fall-back options. Girardi is the only real choice. But if he leaves the Yankees he’s not going anywhere but to the Cubs.

  2. KB

    Some of these things are so transparent that it’s laughable…Girardi’s agent obviously wants to create “leverage” in his upcoming contract negotiations with the Spankees this winter. So, of course, he’ll string the desperate Cubs along for awhile…why not?

    Girardi would have to be completely out of his mind to leave a Brian Cashman-run franchise for a Jim Hendry-run one. Like, out of his SKULL.

    Just give Quade the gig, for Pete’s sake.

  3. jstraw

    Quade will take whatever the Cubs offer him. Give him a one year deal with Sandberg as his bench coach and Maddox as his pitching coach.

  4. Cardfan

    Actually think he will end up in StL if McDrinkin leaves.

    Now let’s take a moment to recognize another spectacular exit by the Central Division pennant winner. As we slowly dissolve into the NFC West of baseball, it is interesting to note that, since the Cardinals won the WS in ’06, the NL Central champ has yet to win even one playoff game. Pathetic.

    1. Jeff

      As bad as that is, the Twins have now lost 12 straight playoff games and won only one series in the last 10 years despite averaging 90 wins a year. I still can’t tell if I’d rather the Cubs were bad during the regular season every year or good during the regular season and bad in the playoffs.