Found November 02, 2011 on Chicago Tribune:
Mike Quade had no regrets, harbored no ill will toward the new regime and appreciated Theo Epstein flying to Tampa to give him the news. "It's a huge disappointment, obviously," Quade said.

No longer in plans, Quade fired

Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade was fired Wednesday in the first major move by Theo Epstein since becoming the team's president of baseball operations. Epstein, who was introduced in his new position last week, said Quade would not return after traveling to Florida to tell him in person. He called Quade an "outstanding baseball guy" but said it was time for a change.

Theo: Fate of Cubs' Quade to be decided soon

Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said Tuesday he expects a quick decision on the future of manager Mike Quade.

The Firing of the Cubs Manager and the Search

Yesterday, the Chicago Cubs fired manager Mike Quade. The move wasn’t exactly a surprise, considering the Cubs had just brought in Theo Epstein to be the new general manager. New GMs often want to clear house and start fresh, but since Epstein hadn’t done that when he started his … [visit site to read more]

Epstein: Decision on Quade within a week

Theo Epstein, the Cubs president of baseball operations, and new general manager Jed Hoyer met with manager Mike Quade for about six hours last week to discuss their vision for the team.
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