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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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.
While currently unconfirmed by the team, reports are coming in that the Chicago Cubs are parting ways with Lester Strode as their bullpen coach.
After picking up options for Jose Quintana and Anthony Rizzo, the Cubs made a plethora of moves on Monday.
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.
The Cubs solidified one-fifth of their starting rotation for 2020 when they picked up José Quintana’s option for the 2020 season.
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.
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.
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 plays out will affect the Cubs’ entire two year plan and could alter their competitive window.