The Cubs Are So Over 'Relieving' Managers Of Their Duties Or 'Not Retaining' ThemRick Renteria was "fired," as the Cubs said in their press release.
Rosenthal: Sveum Is A GonerWhen Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer took over the Cubs' baseball operations, one of their first moves was to dismiss then-manager Mike Quade.
Wisch: History Lessens The Chances of Chicago’s First-Year ManagersToday, in honor – or at least recognition – of Sveum (who’s already 0-1 … thanks a lot, bullpen) and Ventura (whose Opening Day record is TBD) debuts, I thought I’d delve a bit into the history of Chicago’s first-year managers to see what kind of historical hill the new skippers are facing.
Baffoe: Do I Change My Tune On Zambrano?As of the end of the 2011 season, many fans and I had had enough. We had heard Zambrano’s guilty pleasure song too many times.
Report: Quade A Candidate For Twins Triple-A JobLess than two weeks after he was fired as manager of the Cubs, it appears Mike Quade may have a lead on a new gig.
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.
Who Should Be The Next Cubs Manager?So, now that we know what we have already assumed for weeks, it's time to look forward. Who do you think should be the next Cubs manager?
Report: Sandberg Not In Cubs' Plans, Cardinals InterestedWhen the Cubs dismissed manager Mike Quade in an official release, the team included one other key piece of information.
Quade Out As Cubs ManagerThe Cubs officially announced Wednesday that manager Mike Quade will not return to the team in 2012.
Zambrano's Future Uncertain, Ramirez All But GoneNow that the new regime of Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod have officially taken over the halls of Wrigley Field, it's time to get down to work.
Schuster: The Cubs Front Office Sure Looks And Sounds ImpressiveOne lesson my dad taught me at a young age was not to get over impressed by looks, but it's hard not to be impressed by the Cubs new front office.
Hanley: Cubs Will Always Be Team TheoGood to see Chicago's Theogood hasn't been lost on Jason McLeod. McLeod was introduced Tuesday along with Jed Hoyer, the team's new general manager. Yet, it was Epstein who commanded the floor when questions came the trio's way as to imminent moves to be made.
Epstein: Decision On Quade To Come Within A WeekCubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein said Tuesday a decision on manager Mike Quade will be made within a week.
Sveum As Quade's Successor? Sports Illustrated's Jon Heyman tweeted that current third base coach for the Brewers Dale Sveum could be a possible replacement for Quade.
Report: Quade To Meet With Epstein AgainCubs manager Mike Quade met with Theo Epstein and new general manager Jed Hoyer last week but no decision was made on his future.