Sandberg Not a Candidate for the Cubs’ Managerial Position

According to a report from the Chicago Tribune, Ryne Sandberg is not a candidate to replace Mike Quade as the manager of the Chicago Cubs.

According to the Tribune, Theo Epstein met with Sandberg and informed him that he wasn’t in the Cubs plans. “The conversation was said to be cordial, professional and appreciated by Sandberg.”

Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer are expected to begin the search for a new manager immediately.

According to the statement Epstein released on Wednesday, the Cubs next manager “must have leadership and communication skills; he must place emphasis on preparation and accountability; he must establish high standards and a winning culture; he must have integrity and an open mind.” Epstein also said the new manager “must have managerial or coaching experience at the Major League level.”

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