Found November 03, 2011 on
The Cubs and Red Sox have both asked for permission to interview Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux for their managerial jobs.

Billy Corgan unhappy with Cubs

The lead singer of the Smashing Pumpkins is none too thrilled that Theo Epstein is not considering Cubs legend Ryne Sandberg for the open managerial spot. 

Your Morning Dump... Where Theo and Ben have eyes for the same guys

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump. In reality, Epstein did a lot more before agreeing to a five-year contract to run the Cubs’ baseball operations and being thrust into a state of limbo because of protracted compensation talks that remain...

Dale Sveum Young But Experienced, Brings Wealth of Offensive Knowledge to Table

Dale Sveum was back in Boston. The former Red Sox third base coach was in town recently to interview for the Red Sox vacant managerial role. Sveum was in Boston from 2004-05, helping out former Brewers teammate and then-Boston manager Terry Francona win the club's first World Series title in almost 90 years. As if he needs any more information than that on his resume, check out...

Report: Red Sox Get Permission to Interview Sandy Alomar Jr. for Managerial Position

Another day, another name penciled in to interview as manager for the Red Sox. Sandy Alomar Jr. will be one of the next two to interview with the Sox, according to WEEI. Alomar served as the first base coach for the Cleveland Indians the past two season, but was promoted to be the team's bench coach after the 2011 season. Alomar does not have any big-league manager experience...

Ben Cherington, Theo Epstein go to bat again

In describing his awkward final days with the Red Sox, Theo Epstein invoked Milton Waddams, the character from...

Cubs' Epstein: Francona a top skipper option

Theo Epstein says he has spoken to Terry Francona about managing the Cubs.

Cubs, Nationals May Have Interest In Buehrle

The Cubs and Nationals might be among the suitors for free agent lefty Mark Buehrle this winter.  Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune hears from a source that the Cubs "would be interested Buehrle if the price tag and years aren't astronomical."  And Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post wrote yesterday that "some individuals with ties to the Nationals believe...

Whatever you say, dude...

Al: So Larry Lucchino says the Red Sox are "in the fourth inning of their manager search".   Mike: Oh, isn't that cute? Larry is showing us that he is a real honest to goodness "baseball guy."   Doug: He thinks in baseball metaphors fercrissakes. He just can't help himself...

Cubs fire manager Quade

CHICAGO (AP) - Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade will not return next season.Theo Epstein, the team's new president of baseball operations, announced the decision Wednesday after traveling to Florida to inform Quade.Epstein praised Quade, but said the Cubs will benefit from someone who can come in "with a clean slate ...

Red Sox interview Sveum for manager's job

BOSTON -- Dale Sveum remembers both good times and tough times in Boston.

Cubs, Red Sox granted permission to interview Maddux about job openings

The pitching coach, who has laryngitis, talks through text message.

Cubs 2K12: Job candidates will be asked to manage simulated game

How do you determine the right manager who will buy into — and help lead — a new direction for a franchise? Theo Epstein faced that question as a 29-year-old, first-time general manager eight years ago, and the solution he helped develop in Boston back then is the one the Cubs’ new team president...

Cubs inform Ryne Sandberg that he’s not a candidate, but he will interview with the Cardinals

Ryne Sandberg may be in Wrigley Field again next season--but if it happens, it will be in the visitor’s dugout in another team’s uniform. Perhaps in the red strips of the reigning world champion St. Louis Cardinals, the Cubs’ longtime rival and National League Central foe. The Hall of Fame former...

Sox add two more names to managerial search

Next up in the managerial search for the Red Sox? Two baseball veterans who are well respected throughout baseball.
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