The Chicago Cubs announced they’ve removed the “interim” label from Mike Quade and made him the team’s new manager. He got a two-year deal. Perhaps they were impressed with his 24-13 record after replacing Lou Pinella? So much for all those Joe Girardi theories being floated in the Chicago and New York media in recent weeks. [ESPN Chicago]
The end for Beast Mode?
“I’m a drunk — I’m Irish.”