Tag: chicago cubs

NEWS: Former Padres Manager Andy Green Appears “In Line” for Bench Coach

It appears David Ross has found his bench coach. Andy Green is a fine choice after plenty of experience as a big league manager.

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If (When) the Bears Miss the Playoffs, All Five Chicago Teams Will Miss the Playoffs for the First Time Since 2004

There hasn’t been a calendar year where all five Chicago teams missed the playoffs since 2004. It’s been a nice 15-year run, but that streak is surely coming to an end as Chicago sports fans are swimming in misery.

Lester Strode Out as Cubs Bullpen Coach, Chris Young to Take Over

While currently unconfirmed by the team, reports are coming in that the Chicago Cubs are parting ways with Lester Strode as their bullpen coach.

Cubs Making Money Moves with Options

After picking up options for Jose Quintana and Anthony Rizzo, the Cubs made a plethora of moves on Monday.

What a Day for 44: Cubs Pick Up Rizzo’s Option, Rizzo Wins Gold Glove

What a day to be Anthony Rizzo. On Sunday, Anthony Rizzo not only had his 2020 option picked up, paying him $16.5 million for the season, but he also won his third career gold glove for NL first basemen.

Hiring David Ross Contradicts Everything Theo has Preached this Offseason

Theo Epstein stated in his postseason presser a month ago that he fell into a ‘winner’s trap’ the last 3 seasons by looking back at what worked in 2016. He did it yet again with hiring David Ross.

Time to Walk the Walk: Takeaways from the David Ross Press Conference

After almost a full day to think about it, On Tap Sports Net’s Ron Luce breaks down his thoughts and takeaways from the David Ross introductory press conference.

5 Other Dancing with the Stars Contestants I’d Like to See Manage the Cubs

Since all appears to be set with Grandpa Rossy as the new skipper, I couldn’t help but wonder “What other former Dancing With the Stars contestants would I want to see as skipper for the Cubs?”

How Kris Bryant’s Service Time Dispute is Handled Will Affect the Cubs’ Entire Offseason Plan

How Kris Bryant’s service time dispute plays out will affect the Cubs’ entire two year plan and could alter their competitive window.