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Cubs continue search for manager

Cubs continue search for manager

Here’s a quick update on the Cubs search for manager, also known as Phase 2 of the offseason to-do list:   Pete Mackanin, Dale Svuem, Mike Maddux and Sandy Alomar Jr have all gone through the interview process.   Current Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux seemed to make the best impression during his mock…

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Quade out, Theo starts clean-up

Quade out, Theo starts clean-up

Harvey Keitel has a great role in the movie Pulp Fiction.  He plays “Winston/Mr. Wolf,” a guy that specializes in cleaning up your mess.   While I previously compared Theo Epstein to a North Side version of Obama,  Theo could also be compared to Mr. Wolf. He’s here to clean up the mess; he’s here to…

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Bob Brenly for manager

Bob Brenly for manager

As of 11:00 am CST on October 25th, Theo Epstein has been announced as the Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations.  Almost immediately, there were questions about the status of Mike Quade (in fact, it was the first question asked to Theo by Bruce Levine).  Further questions will arise on whether or not the organization will…

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Chicago Cubs 2011 offseason to-do list

Chicago Cubs 2011 offseason to-do list

Now that my final grades are recorded and out of the way, it’s time to go through the Cubs To-Do List for the coming offseason.   1.  Hire a GM as soon as possible The Cubs have already formally requested to speak with Red Sox GM Theo Epstein. Also, the Tampa Bay Rays were recently…

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