Mike Quade

Bob Brenly

Brenly ‘Would Love’ Opportunity To Manage Again

Former Diamondbacks manager and current Cubs TV color analyst Bob Brenly said if the Cubs came to him about managing, he would be interested.

670 The Score–10/04/2011

Tom Ricketts

Ricketts on Cubs: ‘Turnarounds Can Happen Pretty Quickly’

Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts doesn’t think the Cubs are too far off from becoming a contender in the National League.

CBS Chicago–09/28/2011

Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs is tagged out at third base by Jerry Hairston Jr. #15 of the Milwaukee Brewers in the first inning on September 21, 2011 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs’ Castro Gets 2 Hits, Now 1 Shy Of 200

Starlin Castro desperately wanted to get his 200th hit of the season in front of a supportive crowd at Wrigley Field. Now he’ll move on to St. Louis and try to reach the milestone.


Pitcher Carlos Zambrano of the Chicago Cubs reacts after throwing a pitch that got him ejected from the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 12, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Abbatacola: Can Zambrano Come Back?

The topic of Carlos Zambrano came up during Mike Quade’s pre-game gab fest with the media.

670 The Score–09/21/2011

Mike Quade

Quade: ‘I’m Going To Be Back’

Mike Quade sat in the home dugout at Wrigley and met with the media for the last time in 2011 and maybe for the last time as the Cubs’ manager.

670 The Score–09/21/2011

Chicago Cubs Helmet

Abbatacola: Good Times At The Old Ball Park

With the end of a 4th place season (thanks Pittsburgh) just around the corner, why is there a party going on at Wrigley?

670 The Score–09/20/2011

Kerry Wood. Photo credit JOHN ZICH/AFP/Getty Images)

Cubs RHP Wood Out For Year With Knee Tear

Kerry Wood’s first season back with the Chicago Cubs is over.


Clint Barmes #12 of the Houston Astros connects on a two-RBI single scoring Angel Sanchez #36 and J.D. Martinez #14 during the first inning against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field on September 18, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Myers Beats Cubs With Help From Video Review

Brett Myers benefited from a reversed homer call to beat the Chicago Cubs again and Clint Barmes had a two-run single to help the Houston Astros to a 3-2 victory Sunday.


Johnny Cueto #47 of the Cincinnati Reds throws a pitch during the game against the Chicago Cubs at Great American Ball Park on September 14, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Hernandez Homer Helps Reds Top Cubs, 7-2

Ten fruitless outings, three trips to the minors, and Casey Coleman still is searching for answers. The Chicago Cubs right-hander, winless in the majors since May 19, felt lost on the mound after lasting just 3 2-3 innings in a 7-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds on Wednesday night.


Mike Quade

Abbatacola: Cubs Wasting Away In Wrigleyville

The Cubs have six home games remaining in the 2011 season. If you plan on coming out to a game, don’t expect to see anything different from their first 75 contests at Wrigley Field – bad baseball, cold beer, and an overly optimistic manager who is still trying to win something this year.

670 The Score–09/07/2011

Alfonso Soriano #12 of the Chicago Cubs follows through on a two-RBI double scoring Aramis Ramirez and Carlos Pena during the seventh inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates at Wrigley Field on September 3, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Lee Hits Go-Ahead Slam For Pirates, Cubs Lose 7-5

Derrek Lee came off the disabled list and hit a go-ahead grand slam with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Chicago Cubs 7-5 on Saturday.


Mike Quade

Abbatacola: Don’t Expect Much From September Call-Ups

Mike Quade has a tough road ahead in trying to find the proper balance of winning and developing unproven talent that may affect the organization’s future.

670 The Score–09/02/2011

Chicago Cubs v San Francisco Giants

Castro Gets Another Hit But Cubs Lose To Giants

Madison Bumgarner matched his career high with 11 strikeouts, Jeff Keppinger and Pablo Sandoval hit consecutive homers in the fourth inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Wednesday to snap a three-game skid and avoid a sweep.


Aramis Ramirez #16 of the Chicago Cubs walks off the field after being called out  on a controversial 3rd strike while umpire Bill Miller #26 ejects manager Mike Quade #8 from the game during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park on August  28, 2011 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)

Greinke Stays Perfect At Home, Brewers Win Again

Zack Greinke pitched effectively into the eighth to remain perfect at home, Corey Hart homered for the second time in as many days and the Milwaukee Brewers swept the Chicago Cubs with a 3-2 win on Sunday.


Mike Quade

Abbatacola: Quade Explains Cubs’ 2nd Half Success

The Cubs are 14-8 in August having won five of the six series that they have played. Today they go for the split against a 78-53 team, Atlanta.

670 The Score–08/25/2011

Mike Quade

Abbatacola: Quade, One Year Later

It was one year ago when Mike Quade took control of the Cubs as they beat the Washington Nationals en route to a 24-13 record to finish the 2010 season.

670 The Score–08/23/2011

CHICAGO, IL - JULY 24: Starlin Castro #13 of the Chicago Cubs of the breaks his bat and grounds out in the fourth inning against the Houston Astros on July 24, 2011 at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Sunflower Seeds, ADD, And Misguided Uproar Over Starlin Castro

In what should be one of many not-so-memorable Cubs seasons in a long line of such, this team is certainly finding ways to be newsworthy.

CBS Chicago–08/23/2011

Starlin Castro

Abbatacola: Castro Gets A ‘Mental Day’ Off

By Matt Abbatacola- CHICAGO (WSCR) — Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade gave his star shortstop a ‘mental day’ off and kept him out of the lineup against the Atlanta Braves Monday. Despite Castro’s All-Star season and […]

670 The Score–08/22/2011

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

Quade’s Future In Doubt With Hendry Out

Left in the wake of Jim Hendry’s dismissal as Cubs GM is manager Mike Quade, whose future in Chicago was already in doubt.

CBS Chicago–08/19/2011