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.
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.
The Cubs have fired hitting Rudy Jaramillo and named James Rowson, minor league hitting coordinator, as interim major league hitting coach.
Cubs manager Mike Quade announced his 2012 coaching staff Friday. Here’s how it shakes out.
Cubs hitting coach Rudy Jaramillo will be staying on under new manager Dale Sveum, according to a published report.
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.
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.
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 […]