Posts tagged "Earl Weaver"

Y U NO SPEND MONEY ON BACKUP CATCHER

Y U NO SPEND MONEY ON BACKUP CATCHER
The Cubs acquired backup catcher George Kottaras from the Royals for cash considerations. Kottaras is expected to earn about $1.5 million in arbitration (or maybe less if he’s non-tendered and re-signed), and should be the primary backup to Welington Castillo in 2014. The trade prompted many Cubs fans to express disdain at the fact that... Read more »

The Hiring of an Unknown to be Manager Leaves Some Fans Upset

The Hiring of an Unknown to be Manager Leaves Some Fans Upset
Yesterday, the Chicago Cubs named Rick “Rich” Renteria as their new manager. This is a position that he likely holds for at least the next three years, and possibly beyond since he has those two option years that the ball club can pick up. Whether you are in favor of this hiring or not, this... Read more »