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Sandberg Gets His Chance

The Chicago Cubs brought in Hall-of-Fame second baseman Ryne Sandberg in 2007 to manage in their minor league system. He was promoted a class for the next two seasons and was on track to eventually become the major league manager. Sandberg thought he was going to be named the next manager of the Chicago Cubs in the 2010 offseason. Instead, the job went to Mike Quade. At the time, the decision for then-gener ...

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Chicago could, and should, have two Gold Glove second basemen

When it comes to second basemen in Chicago, defense has always been a key component. The White Sox had the first ever AL Gold Glove winner at second base in Nellie Fox, who won it three times, while the Cubs had Ryne Sandberg win nine consecutive NL Gold Glove awards. This season, each side of town has a real chance to put more second base Gold Glove awards in their trophy cases, as Gordon Beckham of the Wh ...

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Cubs’ AAA, AA Teams Having Great Years

While the Major League team has struggled through one of the more disappointing seasons in recent memory, two Cubs teams haven't been terrible this season. The AAA Iowa Cubs and AA Tennessee Smokies are both winning a lot of games, and both should be headed to the playoffs. The Iowa Cubs, managed by Cubs' legend Ryne Sandberg, are currently 81-60, in first place in their division. If the I-Cubs win two of t ...

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