« Dodgers Claim Barajas On Waivers | Main | Damon Wants To Return To Tigers »

Piniella To Step Down After Today's Game

Cubs manager Lou Piniella has announced that he will step down after today's game, according to Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun-Times (via Twitter).  Piniella cited his mother's continued failing health as the reason for his decision, Wittenmyer tweets.

Third base coach Mike Quade will take over as interim manager, tweets Wittenmyer.  Cubs GM Jim Hendry told Wittenmyer (via Twitter) that Quade will be a candidate to fill the position permanently but Cubs bench coach Alan Trammell has been told that he won't be considered for the job.


Full Story |  Comments (0) | Categories: Chicago Cubs






Lijit Search




Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner







NAVIGATION

Site Map
Archives
Feeds by Team

MLBTR INFO

Advertise
About
Commenting Policy
Privacy Policy

CONNECT

Contact Us
Widget
Twitter
Facebook
Rss Feed


MLB Trade Rumors is a partner of FanVsFan. MLB Trade Rumors is not affiliated with Major League Baseball, MLB or MLB.com.