From the Wire … Dale Sveum Named Manager of the Cubs

According to multiple reports, the Cubs have hired Dale Sveum to be the 52nd manager in the organization’s history. Sveum reportedly received a three-year contract with a fourth year option for 2015.

Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer will introduce Sveum at a press conference at Wrigley Field at 9:00am on Friday morning.

Dale Sveum has not announced his coaching staff but is reportedly close with Pat Listach … Listach has one-year remaining on the contract he signed last off-season.

Stay Tuned … Will update as information becomes available.

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