Maddon’s a really good manager, but big names haven’t panned out for the Cubs in years past.
Hale has served as the Athletics’ bench coach for the past three seasons.
“That’s probably it,” Dunn says.
The Brewers surprise, Trout dominates and there’s a Tanaka/Abreu battle for best AL rookie.
Despite having the Chicago White Sox in first place in the AL Central for most of the year, when most people believed the team would be near the bottom of the division, Robin Ventura lost out on the Manager of the Year to Oakland Athletics’ manager Bob Melvin.
White Sox slugger Adam Dunn has said that he only needs about 75 good swings a season to be valuable. He had one of those on Sunday afternoon.
On Thursday, the Chicago White Sox and the Oakland Athletics will start a four-game series in Chicago. When the two teams square off, the Athletics will do so without the manager they started the season with.
Mike Quade’s Cubs continue to play better than Lou Piniella’s Cubs, now 13-7 since the latter drifted away weeping. Small sample size, sure, but still nice for the candidacy of a seemingly good guy. Even […]