Grote: Dale Sveum Reflects After Helping Set Cubs' FoundationNow with the Royals, Sveum has high praise for the 2015 Cubs.
Levine: Former Chicago Manager Dale Sveum Praises Present-Day CubsNow the Royals hitting coach, Sveum managed the Cubs in 2012 and 2013 before being fired.
Levine: Renteria Can Walk Tall After FiringA baseball lifer, Rick Renteria did his job in his lone season in Chicago.
Levine: Barney Returns To Wrigley As A Dodger"It's never easy," Darwin Barney says of his exit from Chicago.
Levine: Former Cubs Manager Sveum Not Looking Back -- Or Holding GrudgesNow the hitting coach of the Kansas City Royals, Dale Sveum has moved on in his career, currently trying to help his light hitting crew to be more productive.
Baffoe: Don Zimmer Was One Of Us"I don't want no day," Zimmer once said. "I want friends, to live my life the way I wanna live it."
Levine: Castro Rounding Back To All-Star FormStarlin Castro is hitting .308 with a team-high 14 RBIs this season after a tough 2013 campaign.
Levine: Cubs Offense A Real IssueCubs manager Rick Renteria knew run production would be an issue in 2014. Plenty of good starting pitching has been wasted in the team's 4-10 start to the season.
Levine: Former Cub Manager Says Castro Will ImproveFormer Cub manager Dale Sveum was complementary in his conversation about Starlin Castro on Sunday in Mesa.
Bernstein: Cubs Manager Renteria A Happy MysteryAll we know is Rick Renteria is an optimist -- which may be all the Cubs need.
Levine: Castro Comeback Key To Cubs' 2014 Rebuild
Shepkowski: Samardzija Worth More To Someone ElseMany believe/hope the Cubs compete for a playoff spot in 2015. With that actually being pretty unrealistic it's the wrong time not to shop a soon to be 29 year old starting pitcher.
Wisch: The Cubs' Managerial Mess Is Their Own CreationWith Girardi's unsurprising snub in mind, my concern is that by firing Dale Sveum a year before his contract ended, Theo Epstein & Co. have really stepped in it.
Ten Foot Mailbag: Awarding Hawk Harrelson & Hiring Susannah CollinsIn order to last 29 years in the booth like Hawk has, you have to be doing something right.
Ex-Cubs Manager Sveum Hired By Royals Former Cubs manager Dale Sveum wasn't out of work for long.