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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

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  • RYNO SEASON OPENS ...

     
    Now that Theo Epstein is officially in control of the Cubs, the focus will quickly shift to the status of Cubs manager Mike Quade -- and to IronPigs manager Ryne Sandberg. Sandberg is on everybody's mind on Chicago's North Side. Wednesday's Chicago...
  • Epstein hands out compliments to Sandberg

     
    According to ESPNChicago.com, Theo Epstein, the Cubs new president of baseball operations, talked Wednesday about how much he admires Ryne Sandberg, the manager of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Phillies' Triple-A affiliate. However, Epstein didn't...
  • Quade out, Theo starts clean-up

     
    Harvey Keitel has a great role in the movie Pulp Fiction.  He plays “Winston/Mr. Wolf,” a guy that specializes in cleaning up your mess.   While I previously compared Theo Epstein to a North Side version of Obama,  Theo could also be...
  • Chicago Cubs hire Dale Sveum as new manager

     
    The Chicago Cubs hired Dale Sveum as their manager Thursday. Sveum replaces Mike Quade, who was fired by Theo Epstein, the team's new president of baseball operations. The Cubs finished 71-91 after a disappointing season that extended their infamous...
  • Cubs find guy in “Swaim”

     
    Well, just a day after this, Dale Sveum is the new manager of the Chicago Cubs after agreeing to a three year contract with an option for a fourth year.  Sveum only has 16 games of Major League managing experience, however he does have 30 years of overall...
  • Dining on cracked crystal for 2011 yet predicting fearlessly for 2012

     
    Twelve months ago, as is my custom, I asked readers to offer their best guesses as to what 2011 would bring, then offered my own predictions. How'd we do? On six of the 18 questions, readers and I were correct......
  • The embarrassing thing? The Cubs don't know enough to be embarrassed

    The embarrassing thing? The Cubs don't know enough to be embarrassed
    Carlos Zambrano apologized for telling the truth. Carlos Marmol said everything's fine. Yes. Well. Except for the obvious fact that the Cubs still play like a Triple-A team and still are embarrassing. So Cub. Zambrano went off on the Cubs on Sunday...
  • Which managers won't survive season?

    Rodriguez in bad spot Phil Rogers Chicago Tribune Down goes Bob Geren! Who will follow him out the door? It's possible that there will be no other midseason firings, as an overall period of stability should follow the rash of changes in 2010. But...
  • Taking batting practice before Cubs-Sox

    Taking batting practice before Cubs-Sox
    Some early BP before this week’s oil spill of a City Series: Who goes crazier tonight, Cubs runners on Gavin Floyd or the flash mob in Carlos Zambrano’s head? Web poll! Or maybe the question should be: Who do the Cubs run on more, Gavin...
  • And Peavy makes six

    And Peavy makes six
    Jake Peavy can dominate opposing hitters as well as he can dominate the disabled list. For 90 pitches or so, anyway. Peavy said his start against the Cubs on Wednesday night was a struggle, and not just with catcher A.J. Pierzynski, whatever that was....
  • Balls and strikes from Cubs and Sox

    Balls and strikes from Cubs and Sox
    What we learned from City Series, Part One: A.J. Pierzynski is good on triples until 2013. Pierzynski is good on (bleeping) off teammates until then, too. Starlin Castro is money. Mark Buehrle remains an Interleague Hall-of-Famer. Brent Morel knows...