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Lou Piniella

Ryne Sandberg. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Report: Sandberg Still Interested In Cubs’ Job

Right now, there is no managerial opening with the Cubs. But if there were, Ryne Sandberg would be reportedly open to interviewing for the job.

CBS Chicago–08/22/2011

Mike Quade

Wisch: What The Cubs Should Have Done With Quade

Well, the All-Star Game is done. And, in case you stopped paying attention around Mother’s Day…or Tax Day, the Chicago Cubs are, too.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

Chicago Cubs

Piniella: ‘It’s Going To Happen In Chicago’

The Cubs’ World Series drought is at 103 years, that fact is pretty well known. But few people know what’s like to actually try and break that drought, and the pressure that comes with it, like former manager Lou Piniella.

670 The Score–05/02/2011

Mike Quade

Bernstein: I Really Like Mike Quade (I Hope He Can Manage)

I’m rooting like hell for Mike Quade to succeed in his new, unlikely job as Cubs’ manager. (I have no idea if he’s going to be any good at it).

670 The Score–04/01/2011

Sean Marshall

Marshall: “Quade Is One Of Us”

When the Cubs’ Lou Piniella stepped down as manager and Mike Quade took over, there was an apparent difference in the team. The Cubs began to win. Now that a new season is about to begin to give Mike Quade a fresh start, they hope things continue to improve.

03/13/2011

Dusty Baker

Baker Recalls Ugly End To Cubs Tenure

Dusty Baker spent four seasons as the manager of the Chicago Cubs. In those four years he went from being honored with the slogan “In Dusty We Trusty,” to an ugly present left for him in the dugout.

02/22/2011

Kosuke Fukudome

Little Guaranteed For Cubs’ Big Contract Players

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.

670 The Score–02/17/2011

Miek Quade

Thompson: Quade Could Be Chicago’s Next Thibodeau

While pitchers and catchers start practicing in sunny Arizona and Wrigley Field starts thawing out from the blizzard, hope springs eternal for Cubs fans.

670 The Score–02/14/2011

Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade smiles during the press conference (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

Bernstein: Finally, The Cubs’ Manager Is Normal

It should not be a luxury to have an actual person in charge of your baseball team.

670 The Score–02/14/2011

Lou Piniella

Report: Piniella Joins Giants’ Front Office

Former Cubs skipper Lou Piniella has joined the San Francisco Giants’ front office, according to published reports.

CBS Chicago–02/02/2011

Ryne Sandberg

According To AP Source, Ryno Won’t Be On Cubs Staff

Mike Quade will manage the Cubs for the 2011 season, that much we know. Although there are a few coaching positions left to fill, it appears as if Ryne Sandberg will not be on the staff.

10/27/2010

Mike Quade

Finfer: Quade Hiring Less Than Exciting

By Ben Finfer– The 51st manager in Cubs franchise history may very well be the least exciting. Mike Quade. I haven’t been this dissatisfied with a coaching hire since Vinny Del Negro was handed the […]

10/19/2010

Ryne Sandberg

Sandberg Still ‘Optimistic About The Future’

Ryne Sandberg spoke with Barry Rozner, of the Daily Herald and The Score, shortly after after hearing that Mike Quade would be named the manager of the Cubs. “It’s hard for me to answer questions […]

670 The Score–10/19/2010

Mike Quade

Quade Named Cubs Manager

CHICAGO (WSCR) – All the speculation surrounding the future manager of the Cubs officially ended Tuesday with the announcement that the team has hired Mike Quade. The Cubs signed Quade to a two-year contract, along […]

CBS Chicago–10/19/2010

Mike Quade

Bernstein: Quade/Sandberg Pairing A Bad Idea

I enjoy the work of SI.com’s Will Carroll, but I really hope he’s wrong. The former Baseball Prospectus Senior Writer and current BWAA member reported via Twitter yesterday afternoon that the Cubs were planning to […]

670 The Score–10/15/2010

Larry Rothschild

Rothschild Exercises Option For 2011

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Cubs say pitching coach Larry Rothschild has exercised his option for next season. Rothschild just completed his ninth season in Chicago, where he has worked with managers Don Baylor, Bruce Kimm, […]

10/11/2010

Bob Brenly

Update: Brenly To Brewers Rumors ‘Not True”

UPDATE: MLB.com Brewers reporter Adam McCalvy quotes Brewers GM Doug Melvin saying on the radio that “Unless somebody else has been doing the hiring process, [the Brenly story is] not true.” Updated Oct. 6, 2010 […]

10/06/2010

Cubs Chairman Expects 2011 Payroll To Dip

CHICAGO (AP) Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts says he expects the team’s payroll to be slightly lower next season. He also isn’t going to put a timetable on hiring a manager. Ricketts spoke Sunday before […]

09/26/2010

What About Bob?

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 […]

09/15/2010

Strong start for Samardzija, Cubs win in St. Louis

ST. LOUIS — Jeff Samardzija appears to have made the most of his time in the minors this year. The former Notre Dame football star pitched shutout ball in his first major league start this […]

09/14/2010

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