Rudy Jaramillo

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

Shepkowski: Cubs Adopting ‘The Epstein Approach’ At The Plate

Epstein cited “philosophical differences” that led to the firing of Rudy Jaramillo on Tuesday, and it’s obvious the lack of taking pitches and working counts was a major part of those differences.

670 The Score–06/14/2012

Rudy Jaramillo

Schuster: The Old Difference Of Philosophy Reasoning For A Firing

If you didn’t know any better, you would have thought you were at Rudy Jaramillo’s press conference to announce a contract extension instead of his firing. The way Cubs president Theo Epstein was gushing about Jaramillo, you had to remind yourself what was really going on.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

Rudy Jaramillo

Cubs Fire Hitting Coach Jaramillo

​The Cubs have fired hitting Rudy Jaramillo and named James Rowson, minor league hitting coordinator, as interim major league hitting coach.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

Dale Sveum, the new manager of the Chicago Cubs, tries on a jersey during a press conference at Wrigley Field. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Meet The 2012 Cubs Coaching Staff

Cubs manager Mike Quade announced his 2012 coaching staff Friday. Here’s how it shakes out.

CBS Chicago–12/16/2011

Rudy Jaramillo

Report: Cubs Hitting Coach Jaramillo To Stay On

Cubs hitting coach Rudy Jaramillo will be staying on under new manager Dale Sveum, according to a published report.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2011

Alfonso Soriano

Wisch: Do Major League Hitting Coaches Really Matter?

The White Sox are caught up in an offensive tailspin and their fans are fed up with Greg Walker. The Cubs are hopelessly tangled in a second straight lost season and their fans are unimpressed with Rudy Jaramillo.

CBS Chicago–07/08/2011

Mike Quade

Cubs Coaching Staff Set For 2011

The Chicago Cubs have set their coaching staff for the 2011 season, and it comes as a surprise to no one that Ryne Sandberg is not on it.


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 […]