Tag: david ross cubs manager

Why the Cubs Should Sign Shogo Akiyama

The Cubs need a leadoff hitter and a center fielder. They need to walk more, strike out less, and make more contact. Given the payroll constraints and roster needs, Akiyama is the ideal target for a Cubs team reconstructing its identity.

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.

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?”

According to Jesse Rogers, the Cubs Managerial Search may be Over

ESPN’s Jesse Rogers took to the air on ESPN 1000 Chicago’s Waddle and Silvy show this afternoon to provide the latest update on the Cubs manager situation.

Cubs to Interview Astros Bench Coach Joe Espada

Joe Espada is likely the best fit to manage the 2020 Chicago Cubs.

Assessing the Manager Candidates for the 2020 Chicago Cubs

Although David Ross is creating the most buzz to be the next Cubs manager, he may not be the best option.