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Melvin next up for Cubs

Posted on: October 2, 2010 12:29 pm

The Cubs are in Houston, and so is Bob Melvin, according to the Daily Herald of Arlington, Illinois.

That would indicate that Melvin is having his first face-to-face discussions with the Cubs about their managerial position, after previously talking with them on the phone. He'd be the third person known to be interviewed by the Cubs, along with former Indians manager Eric Wedge and Cubs legend/Triple-A manager Ryne Sandberg. The Cubs also will interview interim manager Mike Quade.

Melvin, who has been working in the scouting department for the Mets, is a former manager of the Mariners and Diamondbacks. He's also thought to be a candidate for the Mets job after Jerry Manuel is presumably fired.

-- David Andriesen

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Since: Feb 1, 2007
Posted on: October 4, 2010 9:48 am

Melvin next up for Cubs

I agree 100%! Do not hand Sandberg the gig of rebuilding. They NEED players first. Then give him his shot to manage talent.

Since: Dec 3, 2006
Posted on: October 4, 2010 8:27 am

Melvin next up for Cubs

I say give it to Quade and make Ryno a bench coach, why give him a bad team?, (RYNO) you do that and he loses, then he goes from legend to bum.

Since: Aug 20, 2006
Posted on: October 3, 2010 8:11 pm

Another sCrubs LOSER!

Seriously retred manager Bob Melvin to turn the hopeless Cubs around??  He`s definitely got a resume....Mariners, D-Bags & Mets front office.  If I were a Cub fan and they don`t give Ryne Sandberg the job taht`s it.  This is just another stinker that will not work.  

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