Post Tagged with: "Jim Hendry"


Alan Trammell is Probably Going to Head Out West

Alan Trammell is Probably Going to Head Out West

Caught in the periphery of the Chicago Cubs’ impending managerial decision is what will happen to the current coaching staff. Hitting coach Rudy Jaramillo, who signed a big money three-year[Read More…]

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[Read More…]

by October 2, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Will the Chicago Cubs Look to Bring Back Kerry Wood?

Will the Chicago Cubs Look to Bring Back Kerry Wood?

It is not a secret that the 2010 Chicago Cubs’ bullpen blew. Injuries, underperformance and inexperience conspired to torpedo the pen for long stretches during the season. So the fact[Read More…]

by September 30, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors

Confirmed: Chicago Cubs’ Payroll Expected to Decrease Next Year

Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts yesterday confirmed what we’ve long suspected: the team’s payroll will decrease next year from the current $145 million level. Speaking to reporters, Ricketts said, “[w]e[Read More…]

by September 27, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Greg Maddux Staying with Cubs for at Least Another Year

Greg Maddux Staying with Cubs for at Least Another Year

Yesterday, new Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers was forthright in asserting that he’d like to bring Greg Maddux on board as the pitching coach for his new team, but the[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Greg Maddux Leaving the Cubs to Be Diamondbacks Pitching Coach?

Greg Maddux Leaving the Cubs to Be Diamondbacks Pitching Coach?

Hall of Fame pitcher, and Chicago Cub favorite, Greg Maddux rejoined the Cubs organization earlier this year as a special assistant to general manager Jim Hendry. He toured the minors,[Read More…]


Obsessive New Manager Watch: Bob Brenly to Interview, Don Wakamatsu on Cubs’ List

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Bob Brenly to Interview, Don Wakamatsu on Cubs’ List

Mike Quade certainly isn’t doing anything to hurt his chances of landing the full-time Chicago Cubs’ managerial gig, but the Cubs are proceeding with interviews far and wide. Up next,[Read More…]

by September 19, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Obsessive New Manager Watch: Hendry Praising Quade

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Hendry Praising Quade

As you should know by now, when something reaching “obsessive watch” status, that means you’re going to get every tidbit I can find shoved down your throat. Like it or[Read More…]

by September 14, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors

Milwaukee Brewers Issue Fake Press Release Making Fun of Jim Hendry

The Milwaukee Brewers distributed a “press release” before tonight’s game, purportedly issued by the Chicago Cubs regarding a new book by General Manager Jim Hendry. Under a headline that said[Read More…]

by September 10, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors

Report: Chicago Cubs to Interview Several Managerial Candidates Over the Next Ten Days

Report: Chicago Cubs to Interview Several Managerial Candidates Over the Next Ten Days

The search for the next Chicago Cubs manager (that sounds like a VH1 or CW show title, doesn’t it?) is expected to heat up over the next week and a[Read More…]

by September 9, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Report: Fredi Gonzalez is Chicago Cubs’ Top Choice for Next Manager

Report: Fredi Gonzalez is Chicago Cubs’ Top Choice for Next Manager

The Chicago Cubs will search far and wide for their next manager, as they should. But that doesn’t mean they don’t have a first choice already – and according to[Read More…]

by September 1, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Ryne Sandberg Officially Interviews for Chicago Cubs’ Managerial Opening

Ryne Sandberg Officially Interviews for Chicago Cubs’ Managerial Opening

While he manages the Iowa Cubs to a hopeful playoff berth, you’ll forgive Ryne Sandberg if he’s got bigger things on his mind. Yesterday, Cubs general manager Jim Hendry came[Read More…]

by September 1, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Whoa: Jeff Samardzija ASKED to Stay Down at AAA Iowa

Whoa: Jeff Samardzija ASKED to Stay Down at AAA Iowa

As the Chicago Cubs have gone through a cavalcade of young options in their bullpen in the last couple of months, questions have popped up as to why former top[Read More…]