Found November 17, 2011 on Star Tribune:
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Players A to Z, Koyie Hill

Koyie Hill catches in a backup capacity for the Chicago Cubs. Hill owns an extremely poor major league hitting record, with both his career OBP and slugging percentage below .300. With hitting like that one would expect him to be a defensive wizard. That wizardry turns out to be tough to detect, and both Baseball Reference and FanGraphs rate his defense poorly. He’s slightly...

Pronunciation guide: That's Sveum, as in game

So, what do Chicago Cubs fans need to know about new manager Dale Sveum? Well, the correct pronunciation of his name seems like a good start.

Sveum introduced as Cubs' 52nd manager

By RICK GANO AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) -- Dale Sveum was introduced Friday as the Chicago Cubs' new manager, rejoining Theo Epstein to attempt to end a 103-year World Series championship drought. "The past is the past no matter where you are," Sveum said during an introductory news conference at Wrigley Field. "You're only as good as you are right now...

Sveum appears to be the man

MILWAUKEE — The Cubs weren’t ready to make an announcement Wednesday, but all indications point to Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum being named the new manager. An official anouncement is expected Thursday or Friday. Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux, considered the favorite from early in the process...

New Cubs Coach Sveum Promises Culture Change

The ivy will still be there, but Cubs' new skipper Dale Sveum is looking to bring an attitude change to the friendly confines. "This organization has got to change how this game is played on a daily basis. It needs to be played like it’s the 7th game of the World Series every day," he said from Wrigley Field. The former Milwaukee Brewers' hitting coach faced...

Cubs follow up with managerial candidates

The Cubs conducted follow-ups with each of their managerial candidates on Wednesday, including a meeting late Tuesday with Dale Sveum, but have yet to trim the field.

Cubs tab Brewers' Sveum as manager (AP)

The Chicago Cubs announced Dale Sveum as their new manager on Thursday, hoping the Milwaukee Brewers hitting coach can help turn around the long-suffering franchise. The Cubs said Sveum would be introduced at a news conference Friday at Wrigley Field. Sveum replaces Mike Quade, who was fired by Theo Epstein, the team's new president of baseball operations.

Epstein wants Wood back for 13th Cubs season

Theo Epstein wants Kerry Wood back with the Cubs, and given the reliever's desire to retire rather than play for someone else, the new president of baseball operations should get his wish.
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