I'm not going to chase rumors in this column until something heats up. So if you want the latest "so and so says (insert candidate name) is on the short-list", you'll have to look elsewhere.
From Comcast SportsNet
- Theo Epstein says the Cubs' manager job will sell itself.
- And the pressure is on Epstein to deliver the new manager.
From Cubs Den
- Tom Ricketts is supporting Theo Epstein, not influencing him, in the manager's search and the rebuild process.
- Could the Cubs be looking to sign a catcher this offseason?
- The Cubs have apologized for throwing out memorabilia related to celebrating Ron Santo.
- Decisions about the Cub coaching staff will be left up to the new manager.
From the Chicago Sun-Times
- Dale Sveum's undoing was mixed messages to young players.
From the Daily Herald
- The Cubs simply need more offense next season.
- The team will take a different approach to the manager search.
Today's food for thought
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