Cubs Reportedly Prepared to Make Joe Girardi an Offer

Jon Heyman reported Wednesday night that Brian Cashman met with Joe Girardi and his agent, Steve Mandell, earlier in the day in New York and the Yankees’ GM made Girardi an offer to stay with the Yankees. According to Heyman’s report, Girardi countered with “some parameters” and the two sides agreed to meet again on […]

Report: Girardi Receives Offer from Yankees

According to a report from Jon Heyman, Brian Cashman met with Joe Girardi and his agent, Steve Mandell, on Wednesday as expected. Heyman reported that the Yankees made Girardi an offer and then received “some parameters” from Girardi for a possible return. The two sides agreed to meet again on Thursday after Girardi’s camp made a […]

Yankees Pushing to Re-Sign Girardi, A.J. Hinch on Cubs List?

From all indications the Cubs are interested in hiring Joe Girardi, but the Yankees have no plans to let him just walk away. Yankees’ GM Brian Cashman spoke with the New York media on Tuesday and among the topics that was discussed was the future of Joe Girardi. Brian Cashman met with Girardi on Monday […]

Rangers Hire Greg Maddux as Special Assistant to GM

According to multiple reports, Greg Maddux has stepped down from his position as Special Assistant to the General Manger with the Chicago Cubs to take the same job with the Texas Rangers. The Rangers hired Maddux to be a Special Assistant to Jon Daniels. Greg Maddux has been in the Cubs’ front office for the […]

Nothing Nuts About Dale Sveum

Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer introduced Dale Sveum as the new skipper of the Chicago Cubs on Friday. Sveum was even keeled and very matter of fact throughout his press conference only showing his personality after being asked about his nickname. Sveum talked about accountability, playing the game the right way and no longer making […]

Sveum the Next Skipper of the Cubs? … and Other News and Rumors

Let’s go ahead and get this out of the way. If Dale Sveum accepts the Cubs’ offer to become the 52nd manager of the Chicago Cubs, his last name is pronounced ‘SWAIM’. Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have reportedly offered Dale Sveum the Cubs’ job and he has 24-48 hours to accept. The Sun-Times reported […]

Cubs Offer Managerial Position to Dale Sveum

According to multiple reports, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have extended an offer to Dale Sveum to become the 52nd manager of the Chicago Cubs. Dale Sveum has not accepted the job … and the Cubs have not commented on whether Dale Sveum has been offered the job or not. When asked, Jed Hoyer would […]

The Stove is Heating Up for the Cubs

Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have not named a manager yet but the Cubs created a lot of noise on the first day of the GM Meetings in Milwaukee. Aramis Ramirez’s agent spoke his mind about Bob Brenly and said there is no chance Ramirez would re-sign with the Cubs. Paul Kinzer also said he […]

Cubs Interviewed DeMarlo Hale for Managerial Position

According to multiple reports Monday night, the Cubs interviewed DeMarlo Hale for their managerial position. The Cubs’ brass did not meet face-to-face with Hale but conducted a phone interview with Hale. Theo Epstein is very familiar with DeMarlo Hale, who served as Terry Francona’s bench coach over the last two seasons. Jed Hoyer conducted the […]

The Field, Frontrunners, Francona and Free Agency

Could Mike Maddux have company at the top of the leaderboard? According to multiple reports Sandy Alomar, Jr. was very impressive and made an impression on the Cubs’ front office during his interview. After Alomar finished meeting with the Cubs, Jed Hoyer indicated the first round of interviews could be complete. Hoyer left the door […]