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  1. MLB - Long sad history of managing the Chicago Cubs

    Steve Wulf

    One after another after another, the men who've managed the Cubs thought they'd be 'The One' to win it all. Then they remembered who they were managing. Now it's Rick Renteria's turn.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2014
  2. 5 for '14: Will Renteria's optimism waver?

    Jesse Rogers

    The job in front of new Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria is even tougher than what his predecessor, Dale Sveum, faced. And as we know, it didn't work out well for Sveum, who was dismissed after two years in charge. The ever-optimistic nature of ...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  3. Jackson on the outs in Chicago?

    AJ Mass

    Last September, Edwin Jackson exchanged words with then-manager Dale Sveum in the Chicago Cubs dugout after being unexpectedly pulled for a pinch-hitter in the fifth inning of a game. Sveum is now gone, but the beginning of some friction with new ski...

    Blog | March 09, 2014
  4. Sveum wants to manage again

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Former Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum wants to manage again after reiterating his "shock" at being fired last October. "I walked away with my head up with the understanding I knew what I wanted to do and did it (that) way, to get g...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  5. Sveum thinks Castro can rebound

    Jesse Rogers

    MESA, Ariz. -- Former Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum thinks shortstop Starlin Castro can return to All-Star form and admits the Cubs may have tried to change Castro's hitting style too much. "He was asked to take a lot of pitches and do all those...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  6. In fan Q & A, Epstein defends ownership

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO - Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein came to the strong defense of team ownership near the end of an hour-long question-and-answer session with fans on Day 2 of the Cubs Convention on Saturday. "Here's the best thing about the Ricketts an...

    Blog | January 18, 2014
  7. Yost: Sveum 'was in a tough spot'

    Jesse Rogers

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost said he waited "about an hour" to offer former Cubs manager Dale Sveum a job on his coaching staff after hearing that Sveum had been fired at the end of last season. "I know the quality...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  8. Tendering Barney was the right move

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs made the right choice in tendering second baseman Darwin Barney a contract for 2014. If there was any angst over the decision, there shouldn't have been, because Barney deserves another chance. Make no mistake, if No. 1...

    Blog | December 03, 2013
  9. Coaching staff makes more sense now

    Jesse Rogers

    CHICAGO -- Time will tell if the new Chicago Cubs coaching staff will lead the organization to better days, but on the surface, the collection of coaches under new manager Rick Renteria simply makes more sense than the previous staff under Dale Sveum...

    Blog | November 22, 2013
  10. Bill Mueller named Chicago Cubs hitting coach

    Jesse Rogers

    Former Chicago Cubs infielder Bill Mueller was named the team's hitting coach Friday, while pitching coach Chris Bosio was retained as part of new manager Rick Renteria's staff, the team announced.

    Story | Conversation | November 22, 2013
  11. Rick Renteria exudes optimism about managing Chicago Cubs

    Jon Greenberg

    New Cubs skipper Rick Renteria exudes a clear sense of optimism when it comes to the team's future, writes Jon Greenberg.

    Story | Conversation | November 07, 2013
  12. Offseason questions: Who's the manager?

    Jesse Rogers

    With the conclusion of the World Series begins the official offseason for Major League Baseball, though the Chicago Cubs' winter started the day after their year ended with the firing of manager Dale Sveum. Undoubtedly, hiring his replacement is t...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  13. Eric Wedge interviews for Chicago Cubs managerial position

    Jesse Rogers

    Former Seattle Mariners manager Eric Wedge on Tuesday became the fifth candidate to interview for the Chicago Cubs managerial position, according to a source familiar with the situation.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2013
  14. Cubs' rebuilding plan showing progress

    Jesse Rogers

    This World Series is a tough watch for a Chicago Cubs fan. The rival St. Louis Cardinals continue to show off why they're the most respected organization in the game, while Cubs president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer's former team, the ...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  15. Sources: Cubs eye Latin American presence

    Jesse Rogers

    The Chicago Cubs lacked a prominent Latin American coaching presence in their dugout the past two seasons, and they will look to address the issue as they hire a new manager and coaches, according to sources familiar with the situation. Several La...

    Blog | October 12, 2013
  16. Mike Maddux interested in Chicago Cubs job, source says

    Jesse Rogers

    Mike Maddux, the Texas Rangers pitching coach and a former managerial candidate for the Chicago Cubs, is "more interested" in the job this time after pulling out of the process before the Cubs hired Dale Sveum in 2011, according to a source.

    Story | Conversation | October 04, 2013