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Cubs Tue Oct 19 2010

Cubs Name Mike Quade Manager

Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry has named Mike Quade the newest Cubs manager for the 2011 baseball season. It is a two-year deal with a club option for 2013. Quade led the Cubs to a 24-13 record after taking over for Lou Piniella on August 23.

Other candidates for the job included current Yankees skipper and Chicago native Joe Girardi as well as Hall of Famer and former Cub great Ryne Sandberg. A press conference is scheduled for 3 p.m. CT at Wrigley Field. The press conference be seen on Comcast Sportsnet and heard on WGN Radio 720 AM.

 
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