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Mike Quade

Mike Quade
Mike Quade is the manager of the Chicago Cubs. He took over on an interim basis during the 2010 season and was named manager after the season was over.
Mike Quade is the manager of the Chicago Cubs. He took over on an interim basis during the 2010 season and was named manager after the season was over. « Show less

Top Mike Quade Articles

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  • Midseason grades for the Cubs

     
    The MLB All-Star Break is upon us and it's time to assess how the 2011 Chicago Cubs have fared at the halfway point. The Good Carlos Pena -  He took a while to warm up, but he has 19 HR's and 49 RBI's with a .225 batting average.   His batting average...
  • The myth and the legend: The Triangle Building

     
    The 2011 season isn’t over yet for the Chicago Cubs, but I think it’s safe to say that the majority of fans checked out back in June.  The team is obviously not making the playoffs and the World Series drought will continue.  Now is the time...
  • Chicago Cubs magic number = 103

     
    Everybody loves magic. In Major League Baseball, everybody loves Magic Numbers.  “The Magic Number” is used towards the end of the season when division leaders are just handfuls of games away from clinching their respective playoff berths. ...
  • To Mike Quade, the kids aren’t alright

     
    If you watch “Chicago Tribune Live” as much as I do, you would know that host David Kaplan is adamant about “the kids” getting a respectable amount of playing time for the Chicago Cubs.  I adamantly agree with him.  Bryan LaHair is...
  • 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....
  • 2011 Chicago Cubs final grades

     
    Back in July, I posted my mid-season grades for the Cubs.  Now is the time for the final grades for the 2011 Chicago Cubs.   THE GOOD   Carlos Pena – The guy at first base finished with 28 HRs and 80 RBIs with a .225 batting average.  Back in July...
  • 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...
  • PHILLIES MINOR LEAGUE STAFF FACING POTENTIAL SHAKE-UP ...

     
    As the Ryne Sandberg watch continues in Chicago (and potentially elsewhere), another Phillies minor league manager is reportedly drawing attention for a major league job. A report in the Chicago Tribune says the White Sox have received permission from the...
  • MORE SANDBERG TALK ...

     
    Nothing new here as far as news goes, but the Ryne Sandberg-back-to-Chicago talk is increasing now that the Cubs have reached a deal with Theo Epstein to become their new general manager. According to the Chicago Sun-Times, the compensation issue for...
  • ANOTHER OPTION FOR SANDBERG? ...

     
    It's generally assumed that Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade is a dead-man walking, and that the team will make a run at bringing its prodigal son Hall of Famer, IronPigs manager Ryne Sandberg, back to the fold once Theo Epstein finally takes over baseball...
  • 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...