The Rundown: When Will the Starters Start Starting, ‘Hybrid’ Role for Fifth Starter, Mike Quade Hit by Car that Doesn’t Stop

The performance of the Cubs’ starting rotation was a huge factor in the team’s moderate success last season and the same figures to be true this season. Why, then, are we seeing so little of the core four holdovers from last year’s group of starters? Joe Maddon has stated a desire to provide as much rest as possible for arms that have pitched deep into the postseason the...
Via Cubs Insider
27 days ago

Chicago Cubs: Former skipper Mike Quade involved in car accident

Former Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade was involved in a serious car accident in Florida this weekend, but escaped serious injury. Former Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade was involved in a serious multi-car accident in Florida Saturday, but managed to escape serious injury – something even he can’t believe. “I remember it was the most […] Chicago Cubs: Former skipper Mike...
Via Cubbies Crib
28 days ago

The One-Run Game

It’s no secret that the Chicago Cubs, despite actually being a good team and having a good record, are struggling.  I’ve grown tired of having to talk people off the ledge, so I’m not going to bother much anymore because it’s not worth it.  I mean, it’s not like the other 29 teams haven’t already had worse stretches than the Cubs already, right?  And if you’re stuck...
Via World Series Dreaming
July 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Twins tab Mike Quade for Triple-A manager job

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Twins have hired former Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade to run their top farm team. The Twins announced their 2015 minor league staff assignments Friday, with Quade joining the organization for the first time. He'll be the manager at Triple-A Rochester. Quade took charge of the Cubs late in the 2010 season and managed them again in 2011. Doug Mientkiewicz...
Via Associated Press
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

I’ve Got Your Number On the Wall

Watching some football right now, and here’s Chris Kamka doing his thing as usual:   The #Cubs have never employed a lineup that starts with 8675309 (with 0 as DH). The closest might be Mike Quade‘s 6/20/11 lineup (9675302) — Christopher Kamka (@ckamka) November 2, 2014 Of course, you may recall that Joe Maddon did this once:   #Rays have the Tommy Tutone Jenny lineup...
Via World Series Dreaming
November 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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