MESA, AZ - MARCH 28: Manager Dale Sveum of the Chicago Cubs sits in the dugout during the spring training game against the Cleveland Indians at HoHoKam Park on March 28, 2012 in Mesa, Arizona (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)Dale Sveum. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
(CBS) And just like that, the Dale Sveum era in Chicago is over.
Sveum was fired Monday by president of baseball operations Theo Epstein after posting a record of 127-197.
Now, the search for the franchise’s 53rd manager begins.