Chicago is a place that realizes it is irrelevant, in relation to New York and Los Angeles, but refuses to acknowledge as much.
Tampa Bay Rays bench coach Dave Martinez will interview later this week for the Chicago Cubs managerial position.
With Joe Girardi now off the market, San Diego Padres bench coach Rick Renteria likely will meet with the Chicago Cubs next week to discuss the team’s open managerial position, league sources confirmed. Girardi agreed to a four-year contract
Andy Pafko, a four-time All-Star who played on the last Chicago Cubs team to reach the World Series, has died at age 92.
Manny Acta enjoyed his interview Monday with Chicago Cubs officials for their vacant managerial position.
The Cubs are still pursuing Joe Girardi, but Manny Acta has become another option.
Girardi, who is completing a three-year contract that paid him about $3 million in 2013, could be in line for a new contract.
The Cubs haven’t won a thing in 105 years, and when it comes to Joe Girardi, the Yanks intend to keep it that way.
Joe Girardi is first on the list for Cubs' future manager.
Brian Cashman's meeting with Joe Girardi's agent Wednesday comes at a time when the Chicago Cubs have serious interest in hiring the New York Yankees manager.