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  • Report: Giants add Piniella to front office

    Report: Giants add Piniella to front office
    San Francisco, CA (Sports Network) - Lou Piniella won't stay retired for long, as he is reportedly joining the San Francisco Giants front office as a consultant. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Piniella will lend his experience and baseball...
  • What Tom Ricketts should have said

    It's not so much what Tom Ricketts said, but what he didn't. He said he got rid of general manager Jim Hendry (almost a month ago, actually, but more on that later). Great. Excellent. Good move. But then the Cubs' Fanboy Owner said he will pursue...
  • Cubs choose the best 'Who?' available

    Cubs choose the best 'Who?' available
    This was never going to be a “Wow!’’ hire. In fact, if the Cubs indeed sign Dale Sveum,┬áthen the hire is more “Who?’’ than “Wow!’’ The Cubs already made their “Wow!’’ hire. Theo...
  • Where and when will Terry Francona manage next? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around the Tribune Co. discuss the future of Terry Francona, who stepped down last week after eight seasons and two World Series titles as manager of the Boston Red Sox....
  • Cubs' Lou Piniella will retire at end of season

     
    Chicago Cubs Manager Lou Piniella has decided to retire when the season ends. Piniella, who turns 67 next month, has managed for 23 seasons and has won one World Series -- in 1990, when he managed the Cincinnati Reds. The......
  • Dumpster-diving Bill Murray: Lou Piniella!

     
    Noted Cubs fan and comedian Bill Murray was on "The Late Show with David Letterman" last night showing off the latest craze in New York: Dumpster pools. He's apparently not taking the news of Lou Piniella's retirement so well....
  • Fine lines

     
    You can't plan to jam a stick into the ground without the neighbors showing up at the zoning meeting to denounce "this so-called stick" and tearfully explain how the stick will destroy the quality of their lives and drive down......
  • `Sweet' Lou Piniella? Really?

     
    Many writers and broadcasters over the years have used the nickname "Sweet Lou" for the now-retired Cubs skipper, but why? He seems like a decent enough fellow -- on the gruff side, occasionally, and that emotional farewell yesterday was undeniably......
  • Question of the day: What is your favorite Lou Piniella moment?

     
    Reporters from around the Tribune family tackle the question of the day, then you get a chance to chime in and tell them why they're wrong. Check back throughout the day for updates. Bill Shaikin, Los Angeles Times Piniella had......
  • Question of the day: Was Quade a better choice for Cubs manager than Sandberg? [Updated]

     
    Writers from around Tribune Co. weigh in on the topic. Check back throughout the day for more responses, and feel free to leave a comment of your own. Dom Amore, Hartford Courant When the Cubs made this unexpected choice, the......
  • Baseball honors Torre, Piniella, Gaston and Cox at winter meetings

     
    Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig joined Joe Torre, Lou Piniella, Cito Gaston and Atlanta Braves President John Schuerholz, who was pinch-hitting for Bobby Cox, at a press conference Tuesday morning to honor the four retiring managers. Among...