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It appears David Ross has found his bench coach. Andy Green is a fine choice after plenty of experience as a big league manager.
While currently unconfirmed by the team, reports are coming in that the Chicago Cubs are parting ways with Lester Strode as their bullpen coach.
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?”
Breaking news per David Kaplan of NBC Sports Chicago is that David Ross has been named the new skipper of the Chicago Cubs.
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.