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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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  • 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...
  • If you're going to showcase Zambrano, then really make it a show

    If you're going to showcase Zambrano, then really make it a show
    Carlos Zambrano is pitching well enough to get traded. But apparently he has acted badly enough in an embarrassing past and has pitched inconsistently enough this embarrassing year to remain a Cub. How badly has he acted and how inconsistently has he...
  • 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...
  • 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......