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  • Who's best general manager in MLB?

    Rays' Andrew Friedman Steve Gould Baltimore Sun Baseball's most competitive division features perhaps its three best front office chiefs and one (the Blue Jays' Alex Anthopoulos) quickly on the rise. The Yankees' Brian Cashman and the Red Sox's Theo...
  • Cubs farm director Fleita given extension

    Cubs farm director Fleita given extension
    The Cubs have quietly extended the contract of player personnel director Oneri Fleita, one of the key additions of fired general manager Jim Hendry. Fleita, who has been lavishly praised by chairman Tom Ricketts, was given the new deal even though the...
  • Ricketts found a new way to mess up Cubs GM search

    Ricketts found a new way to mess up Cubs GM search
    Hello, and sorry to bother you on this holiday weekend. I don’t usually show up here today, and certainly not during a long weekend, but Cubs Fanboy Owner Tom Ricketts just did something so dumb that I couldn’t control myself. Here’s...
  • Earning his stripes — again

    Ryne Sandberg has done it again. Cast aside by the Cubs a year ago, he has turned in another highly successful season as a minor league manager. Sandberg guided the Lehigh Valley IronPigsto the Governor's Cup championship series in the International...
  • Body language experts analyze Pujols-Hendry hug

    Body language experts analyze Pujols-Hendry hug
    If baseball superstar Albert Pujols wants to play for the Cubs next season, photos of his much publicized hug with general manager Jim Hendry this week could be a sign of things to come, body language experts say. Pujols and Hendry shared an embrace...
  • Cubs players pants their manager

    Cubs players pants their manager
    Consider Mike Quade “Cubbed.’’ After his team choked away a four-run lead in Cincinnati on Monday, the Cubs manager called a closed-door meeting, which is hysterical for a team that can’t close the door. Anyway, Quade watched...
  • How many GMs does it take for the Cubs to replace Hendry?

    How many GMs does it take for the Cubs to replace Hendry?
    Maybe it’s me, but it seems silly to hire an interim general manager to replace your interim general manager to hold the spot for your desired and reportedly signed general manager who can’t be your general manager officially because you can&...
  • Here's some of the culture Theo can change

    Tip to Theo Epstein: Don’t call your new team the “Cubbies.’’ Ever. It’s lame and reeks of carpet-bagging. It sounds as if you’re here for some easy cash and looking to cross another item off your bucket list....
  • Quade's done, right? Uh, not so fast

    Quade's done, right? Uh, not so fast
    There are times when you can out-think yourself. There are episodes where you try to divine a situation and what you are being told begins to sound crazy and idiotic while also believable. But enough about Tony La Russa. In this case, I mean Mike Quade...
  • Fielder of dreams for the Cubs?

    Fielder of dreams for the Cubs?
    Bodog lists the Cubs at 7-4 to sign free agent Albert Pujols, a bigger favorite than the Cardinals. Excuse me, but does Bodog know the Cubs are being run by Theo Epstein and not Jim Hendry? There seems to be a tendency to look at the stars of this free-...
  • Oh, snap: Zambrano, not Quade, managing just fine, thank you

    Oh, snap: Zambrano, not Quade, managing just fine, thank you
    Mike Quade must hate this. The guy from a Chicago suburb who worked his way up the Cubs’ chain finally gets a shot at his dream job, and his best starter is an idiot. A modified version of The Full Zambrano was on display in the retch-inducing 7-...