It’s neither a secret, nor a surprise the Cubs are in a massive rebuilding process never before seen to this extent on the North Side
After writing a piece defending Cubs interim GM Randy Bush, Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times joined The Mully and Hanley Show to defend his work.
A mediocre start for the Chicago Cubs has quickly turned into an ugly season. At 23-36, the Cubs have the third worst record in baseball and have lost eight consecutive games.
After being swept by the St. Louis Cardinals, and losing their second straight game thanks to a walk-off home run by Albert Pujols, Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Carlos Zambrano vented some frustration, saying the team was “embarrassing.”
When Kosuke Fukudome suffered a hamstring injury, the Chicago Cubs moved shortstop Starlin Castro to leadoff, and the 21-year old took his play to another level.
Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade has plenty of experience as a manager in the minor leagues, but this will be his first full season as the manager of a major league club.
Under performing players with big contracts can give a manager headaches. The front office doesn’t want to pay them sit on the bench, but there are often players with smaller contacts outperforming them.