Chicago Cubs general manager Jim Hendry is traveling with the team in Houston, and he won’t be alone this weekend – managerial candidate Bob Melvin is there, and expected to get his interview. Melvin is highly regarded by Hendry, who interviewed him in the fall of 2002, when he hired Dusty Baker to manage the […]
Month: October 2010
Oh my God, the Cubs are playing in October! And they’re winning!!! The pitching has been all-universe lately, but last night’s dominance is slightly less impressive…
The Players Association and Major League baseball have agreed to move up several dates related to free agency, allowing more time for free agents to negotiate and sign with new teams. Among the highlights: * Players no longer have to file for free agency; it will be automatic. * Free agents now will be able […]
Ah, a classic late-September pitchers’ duel, yielding a thrilling 1-0 win, settled in the 9th inning. If only it matter to the Cubs. It sure mattered to the Padres, though.