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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, then the hire is more “Who?’’ than “Wow!’’ The Cubs already made their “Wow!’’ hire. Theo Epstein was as “Wow!’’ as any team could get. He was “Wow!’’ with a capital “WOW!’’ Epstein’s history told you this would never be a hire with marquee value. Last time he went to find a manager --- the only time he went to find a manager, now that I think of it --- he hired Terry Francona in Boston. Francona was coming off a lousy stint as manager of the Phillies, so maybe he...

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