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Jeff Baker Wants to Be the Full-Time Starter at Second Base

Jeff Baker Wants to Be the Full-Time Starter at Second Base

Coming into Spring Training, few things were assumed. But one locked-down assumption was that second base would feature a platoon between Blake DeWitt and Jeff Baker. DeWitt, a lefty, would[Read More...]

by March 21, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Mike Quade is Ready for Scrutiny, Speaking in Third Person

Mike Quade is Ready for Scrutiny, Speaking in Third Person

When Jim Hendry announced that interim manager Mike Quade, a career minor league manager and big league bench coach, would be taking over as the next manager of the Chicago[Read More...]

by February 14, 2011 Chicago Cubs News

Lou Piniella Will Be Working for the Giants

Lou Piniella tearfully left baseball in August of last year, noting that it would be the last time he would put on a uniform. It was the end of an[Read More...]

by February 2, 2011 MLB News and Rumors
Ryne Sandberg is Happy to Be in the Phillies’ Organization

Ryne Sandberg is Happy to Be in the Phillies’ Organization

When Ryne Sandberg was passed over for the Chicago Cubs’ open managerial job in favor of the more tenured – but less famous and less adored by Cubs fans –[Read More...]

by January 27, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
Mike Quade Sounds Prepared to Put Up with Some Crap From Carlos Zambrano

Mike Quade Sounds Prepared to Put Up with Some Crap From Carlos Zambrano

One of the most attractive things about Lou Piniella when he was signed was his reputation as being a guy who wasn’t going to put up with any of the[Read More...]

by January 18, 2011 Analysis and Commentary, Chicago Cubs News
Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Less Interested in Trading Carlos Zambrano and Kosuke Fukudome

Lukewarm Stove: Cubs Less Interested in Trading Carlos Zambrano and Kosuke Fukudome

Mid-season, everyone knew the Chicago Cubs would love to dump Carlos Zambrano and Kosuke Fukudome. Then the duo had two of the best second halves of the season on the[Read More...]

by November 18, 2010 Chicago Cubs Rumors
Mike Quade Ready to Handle Carlos Zambrano

Mike Quade Ready to Handle Carlos Zambrano

Carlos Zambrano is going to be a part of the 2011 Chicago Cubs, for better or worse, and the most fans can do is hope that he pitches like he[Read More...]

by November 9, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

Pat Listach – Not Ryne Sandberg – Will Be Mike Quade’s Bench Coach

No surprise on the Sandberg part. Sources suggest former Nationals coach – and former (briefly) Chicago Cubs managerial candidate – Pat Listach will soon be announced as the team’s bench[Read More...]

by November 1, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Alan Trammell is Gone

Alan Trammell is Gone

It was a near certainty a couple weeks ago, so it’s no surprise: Alan Trammell is heading West to serve as a bench coach on Kirk Gibson’s Diamondbacks club. The[Read More...]

by October 26, 2010 Chicago Cubs News
Obsessive New Manager Watch: Tom Ricketts Has Interviewed Four

Obsessive New Manager Watch: Tom Ricketts Has Interviewed Four

The Chicago Cubs’ search for a new manager is clearly entering the home stretch, as the team’s owner and chairman Tom Ricketts has interviewed each of the four most likely[Read More...]

by October 13, 2010 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Pitching Coach Larry Rothschild Picks Up 2011 Option

Pitching Coach Larry Rothschild Picks Up 2011 Option

Chicago Cubs pitching coach Larry Rothschild, whose been around for the past decade, has picked up his option for next year, which would theoretically see him return to the Cubs.[Read More...]

by October 12, 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
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
Carlos Zambrano Pretty Much Confirms that Lou Piniella Was Checked Out

Carlos Zambrano Pretty Much Confirms that Lou Piniella Was Checked Out

As Chicago Cubs fans, it seemed clear to us all that former manager Lou Piniella had lost his fire – indeed, he’d lost it as many as two years ago.[Read More...]

by August 30, 2010 Chicago Cubs News

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