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Month: October 2010

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Bob Melvin is in Houston to Interview

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 […]

New Dates With Respect to Free Agency

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 […]