“Forget about losing 101 games in 2012. I choose to dwell on the 61 games we won that year,” former Cubs manager Dale Sveum said in an interview with Taylor McGregor of the Marquee Sports Network, as he reflected on his first year as skipper.
Forgetting he now dons the uniform of the “Halos,” Maddon hardly reached the first base line when he asked Hendricks to hand over the ball.
Cubs manager David Ross left camp for a day to attend Clint Hurdle’s “Manager’s Cliché College,” a training school for new MLB managers which teaches proper responses to questions from beat reporters and fans.
Long-time Cubs season ticket holder and disgraced former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, in an exclusive interview with ABC7 News reporter Chuck Goudie, said he intends to renew his seats for the 2020 season.
Faced with losing millions in revenue due to a shortfall of subscribers because of their failure to sign cable giant Comcast, the Marquee Sports Network recruited several local high school TV stations to broadcast Cubs games and related programming.
With holes to fill in the bullpen and starting rotation, as well as other key positions like back-up catcher and utility infielder, the Cubs will introduce their 2018 15-man roster at this weekend’s annual Cubs Convention.