The Cubs announced several changes to the front office, scouting and field staff, plus a three-year contract extension for Assistant General Manager, Randy Bush. Dale Sveum finalized his coaching staff on Tuesday with the hiring of David Bell to replace Pat Listach as the team’s third base coach. The Cubs also removed the interim tag [...]
The Cubs announced two changes to their coaching staff on Tuesday morning. The Cubs hired David Bell to be the team’s third base coach next season and removed the interim tag from hitting coach James Rowson. James Rowson replaced Rudy Jaramillo on an interim basis on June 12 and finished the season as the team’s [...]
The off-season has begun for the Chicago Cubs. While the playoffs are underway and the focus throughout the game is on some set of games in late October, the Cubs remain focused on the future and building an organization with sustained success. Theo Epstein spent just under an hour with the media in the dungeon [...]
The Cubs announced the first changes to Dale Sveum’s staff shortly after the Cubs closed the season with a walk-off win against the Astros. The Cubs decided to dismiss third base coach Pat Listach. Sveum said that Listach did nothing wrong and he would recommend him for another coaching job. The Cubs did not announce [...]
The Cubs have just six games remaining on their schedule and must win four of the final six games in order to avoid the organization’s first 100-loss season since 1966 (59-103). The focus remains on the field, for now, but the Cubs will shift gears not too long after the last out is recorded in [...]
Game Sixty-Two: Cubs (21-40) vs. Tigers (28-33) Game Time – 7:05pm CDT Coverage – TV: WCIU – Radio: 720 WGN, XM Radio Channel 186/914 Location – Wrigley Field, Chicago Matt Garza (2-4, 3.99/1.12) vs. Rick Porcello (3-4, 5.03/1.54) With the draft out of the way and agreeing to terms on a contract with Jorge Soler, [...]
The Cubs have dismissed hitting coach Rudy Jaramillo and replaced him with James Rowson. Rowson joined the Cubs in the off-season after spending six seasons in the Yankees organization. Rowson had been serving as the Cubs minor league hitting coordinator. James Rowson takes over on an interim basis as the Cubs hitting coach.
The Cubs announced their 2012 Minor League managers, coaching staffs and coordinators on Wednesday. Dave Bialas moved from minor league field coordinator to manager of the Iowa Cubs. The I-Cubs will also have a new hitting coach. Dave Keller, who was on Mike Quade’s staff last season will replace Von Joshua as Iowa’s hitting coach. [...]