Cubs Also Interviewing Manny Acta As New Manager

Manny ActaWhile reports swirl that the Cubs are preparing to out-bid the Yankees for Joe Girardi they’re apparently still working on fallback plans, as David Kaplan of reports that former Nationals and Indians manager Manny Acta is in town to meet with Theo Epstein and company.

Acta is considered to be a very bright baseball man, but his lack of success with two different teams has to be considered a major stumbling block to him eventually getting the Cubs’ job after the public pursuit of the high-profile Girardi has raised the fan base’s hopes for a major hire.

Source: David Kaplan, CSN Chicago, Aaron Gleeman, NBC Sports