Posts tagged "Joe Girardi"

The Offseason of Cubs Fans' Discontent

The Offseason of Cubs Fans' Discontent
The Chicago Cubs have been very busy this off season making moves, signing players and working on improving the enjoyment factor of a day at Wrigley Field. However, just about all of their moves have left some Cub fans rather upset that they are spending more time and money on these various aspects rather than... 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 »

The Chicago Cubs Fire Dale Sveum

The Chicago Cubs Fire Dale Sveum
Today, Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs made official what many fans saw coming weeks ago when the dreaded vote of confidence was given. The matter became even more obvious when Epstein met with the media and failed to give Dale Sveum that same vote of confidence. Instead, he just stated that everything would be... Read more »
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Girardi, Ausmus and Sveum OH MY

Girardi, Ausmus and Sveum OH MY
So, remember when the whole Dale Sveum job security thing wasn’t supposed to be a big deal? Right.   I’m told the #Cubs have been informed by Joe Girardi‘s camp that he will listen if they want to talk. Indeed they do. — Dan Bernstein (@dan_bernstein) September 27, 2013 Today’s been a weird news day... Read more »

Will Dale Sveum Be Back?

Will Dale Sveum Be Back?
I have not really been a fan of Dale Sveum since Theo Epstein et al hired him to take over as manager for the Chicago Cubs in November 2011. What was Sveum going to bring to the Cubs as this franchise is rebuilt from the ground up? The belief was that Sveum was someone that... Read more »

The strange case of Alex Rodriguez

The strange case of Alex Rodriguez
Last night, still a bit bummed (but not too much) that the Cubs had lost the series to the Cardinals, I decided to watch the Sunday Night Baseball game between the New York Yankees, who were running on fumes and the hot bat of Alfonso Soriano to save their playoff lives, and the Boston Red... Read more »
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