All we know is Rick Renteria is an optimist — which may be all the Cubs need.
The four men originally selected to interview for the Cubs open managing position have come and gone, and so far, early reports look good.
Maddux came off incredibly impressive in his press conference with the media on Wednesday and I’m told he was just as impressive when interviewing with the Cubs’ brass.
Pete Mackanin equated his interview with the Cubs brass like being put through a grinder. Mackinan, currently with the Phillies organization, said the interview reallys started over dinner on Thursday and continued through late afternoon Friday.
After his interview with Theo Epstein and Co., Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin took a breath of fresh air.
When Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin sits down in front of the Cubs brass for the first interview in the managerial search, his interview will likely be unlike any he’s ever had.
Phillies bench coach Pete Mackinin and Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux will be the first to interview for the vacant Cubs manager job.