Rick Renteria was named the Chicago Cubs’ manager, the fourth for the Major League Baseball team in five seasons.
Rick Renteria, the former bench coach of the San Diego Padres, will be introduced in absentia today as the 53rd manager of the Chicago Cubs, MLB.com reported, citing a person familiar with the transaction.
The Chicago Cubs fired manager Dale Sveum after finishing last in their division to miss the playoffs for the fifth-straight year.
Alfonso Soriano is close to returning to the New York Yankees after a nine-year absence, Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum said.
The Chicago Cubs offered their managerial job to Dale Sveum, Sports Illustrated said on its website.
Dale Sveum was picked as manager of the Chicago Cubs, the latest move by the club to end Major League Baseball’s longest run without a World Series title.
Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux withdrew from consideration for the Boston Red Sox managerial vacancy, saying he didn’t want to relocate so far away from his wife and two daughters.
Bobby Valentine hasn’t managed in Major League Baseball since 2002 with the New York Mets and said he’d love to get an opportunity with the Boston Red Sox.
Bobby Valentine will be introduced today as the new manager of the Boston Red Sox, one of Major League Baseball’s most successful franchises, nine years after he was fired by the New York Mets.
Boston Red Sox General Manager Ben Cherington will interview three prospects for manager in the next week to replace Terry Francona, who left after the team collapsed in September.
"I took him out of the lineup and put Schierholtzin."
- Dale Sveum on Jul 25, 2013