Pete Mackanin

Cubs manager Rick Renteria. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Cubs Manager Renteria A Happy Mystery

All we know is Rick Renteria is an optimist — which may be all the Cubs need.

670 The Score–02/26/2014

First base coach Sandy Alomar Jr.of the Cleveland Indians watches from the dugout. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Cubs Conclude Interview Process For Now

The four men originally selected to interview for the Cubs open managing position have come and gone, and so far, early reports look good.

670 The Score–11/11/2011

Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux talks with Matt Harrison. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Schuster: Cubs Should Hire Mike Maddux

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.

CBS Chicago–11/09/2011

Bench coach Pete Mackanin and manager Charlie Manuel of the Philadelphia Phillies. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Schuster: Pete Mackanin was the lead off candidate

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.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

Bench coach Pete Mackanin and manager Charlie Manuel of the Philadelphia Phillies. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Cubs Put Mackanin ‘Through The Grinder’

After his interview with Theo Epstein and Co., Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin took a breath of fresh air.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

Theo Epstein. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Employ Unconventional Interview Process

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.

11/04/2011

Mike Maddux (left) and Pete Mackanin (right). (Left photo by Ezra Shaw, Right photo by Jed Jacobsohn)

Mackanin, Maddux To Interview With Cubs First

Phillies bench coach Pete Mackinin and Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux will be the first to interview for the vacant Cubs manager job.

CBS Chicago–11/03/2011