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Ryne Sandberg

Ryne Sandberg

Sandberg: ‘Trust In Theo’

In the press release detailing Quade’s dismissal from the Cubs, Theo Epstein stated he was looking for a manager who had experience managing or coaching at the major league level, effectively ending the idea that Sandberg would take over.

670 The Score–11/02/2011

Ryne Sandberg

Report: Sandberg Not In Cubs’ Plans, Cardinals Interested

When the Cubs dismissed manager Mike Quade in an official release, the team included one other key piece of information.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011

Theo Epstein

LISTEN: Theo Epstein On The Score

As new Cubs president Theo Epstein continues his media circuit, he stopped by The Mully and Hanley Show on Tuesday to discuss his new role in Chicago.

670 The Score–10/26/2011

Theo Epstein

LISTEN: Theo Epstein On The Score

As new Cubs president Theo Epstein continues his media circuit, he stopped by The Mully and Hanley Show on Tuesday to discuss his new role in Chicago.

670 The Score–10/26/2011

Ryne Sandberg

Sandberg Spotted In Chicago? So What?

Ryne Sandberg still has a residence in Chicago and is spotted around the city frequently. His presence on Michigan Avenue Monday means nothing.

CBS Chicago–10/26/2011

Prince Fielder. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Wisch: Theocratic Rules – Hire Ryno, Pursue Pujols, Sign Fielder

In order to help Epstein not just ease his way into Chicago but to also announce his arrival to the National League, I have a trio of Theocratic Rules I suggest he follow this offseason.

CBS Chicago–10/14/2011

Photo Of The Wrigley Field Sign. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Hanley: Don’t Count On Public Funding For Wrigley Field

Bodog didn’t put odds on Mayor Rahm Emanuel coming up with the $200 million in public money the Ricketts would like to help fix Wrigley Field.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011

Theo Epstein has agreed to a deal with the Chicago Cubs. Epstein won two World Series championships with the Red Sox during his nine-year tenure.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Celebrate Theo, Then Settle Down

Thanks to a once-thought-impossible confluence of circumstances — Boston’s historic collapse, an opening at Clark and Addison, and one man’s desire to leave the nurturing nest of his home city and spread his wings — Theo Epstein is reportedly ready to be the Cubs’ top baseball executive for five years and many millions.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2011

Ryne Sandberg

Baffoe: Ryno Is Not Robin, Nor Should He Be

Ronnie Woo Woo and the Ligue family and the Seventh Inning Stretch and the Guillen kids let me know this is not a perfect world.

CBS Chicago–10/07/2011

Terry Francona and Theo Epstein (Photos by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Wisch: Cubs Should Say ‘Yes’ to Epstein, ‘No’ To Francona

A Cardinals fan friend of mine shot me a tweet on Tuesday night. In it, he suggested that the Chicago Cubs “need to do the Francona-Theo daily double.”

CBS Chicago–10/06/2011

Tom Ricketts

Wisch: Three ‘Simple’ Steps To Make Cubs Relevant Again

By making just three (relatively) simple steps this offseason, the Cubs can practically guarantee that the excitement – and the crowds – will return to Wrigley Field in 2012.

CBS Chicago–08/30/2011

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

Wisch: What The Cubs Should Have Done With Quade

Well, the All-Star Game is done. And, in case you stopped paying attention around Mother’s Day…or Tax Day, the Chicago Cubs are, too.

CBS Chicago–07/13/2011

Starlin Castro

Stone: Castro Is Going To Be ‘Terrific’

One of the few enjoyable things for Cubs fans this season has been watching Starlin Castro develop as a player. The Cubs’ 21-year-old shortstop has the third best batting average in the National League.

670 The Score–06/27/2011

Ryne Sandberg

Wisch: Something’s Just Missing At Wrigley – Is It Ryno?

On Tuesday night Chicago Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster plopped himself down in the interview room at Wrigley Field and told the pack of assembled reporters, “not a fan in Chicago cares what I have to say right now.”

CBS Chicago–05/26/2011

Carlos Pena

Boras: Cubs Gave Pena ‘A Pillow Contract’

The Cubs are feeling the pressure from some large contracts that are limiting the moves they’re capable of making this off-season.


Mark Grace

Wisch: The Cubs Need A Touch Of (Mark) Grace

For Cubs fans, there’s only one thing bleaker than the 2010 regular season. And that’s the 2010 offseason. So far, at least.


Greg Maddux

Wisch: Cubs GM Job In Maddux’s Future? (I Hope.)

Last week, when pitching coach Larry Rothschild bolted the Chicago Cubs (honestly, finally) for the New York Yankees (honestly, seriously?) after a nine-year stint on Chicago’s North Side, I’m pretty sure that one name was the first to pop into most fans’ minds as a potential replacement.


Ryne Sandberg

Ryno Named Phillies’ Triple-A Manager

After announcing he would not return to the Cubs organization last week, Ryne Sandberg was hired by the Philadelphia Phillies to be the club’s triple-A manager Monday.

670 The Score–11/15/2010

Ryne Sandberg

UPDATED: Ryno May Coach Triple-A, Just Not For Cubs

When Mike Quade was named the next manager of the Chicago Cubs, many wondered what would happen with Ryne Sandberg.