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Q&A with Pirates GM: Cubs ready to be good for a long time

Q&A with Pirates GM: Cubs ready to be good for a long time

Neal Huntington was 38 when the Pirates made him their general manager Sept. 25, 2007. A baseball player at Division III Amherst College -- and, coincidentally, from Amherst, N.H -- he undertook a regenerating process for a historic baseball franchise that is very similar to what Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have done since taking over as Cubs president and general manager in October 2011.

Here are some thoughts on the Cubs and the postseason from Huntington, interviewed by the Tribune’s Philip Hersh at Wrigley Field eight years to the day after his appointment as Pirates’ GM.

Two questions: Do you see a lot of the Cubs in your team and of your team in the...

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