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Bleed Cubbie Blue Nov 29, 2018
Cubs hire Terrmel Sledge as assistant hitting coach

Cubs hire Terrmel Sledge as assistant hitting coach

He’s got one of the great baseball names, anyway. The Cubs have slowly but surely added people to their coaching staff, though the position of pitching coach remains vacant. They’ve got an assistant hitting coach now to help out Anthony Iapoce: Sources: The Cubs are planning to add Terrmel Sledge to Joe Maddon’s staff as the assistant hitting coach. Sledge worked in the Cubs’ farm system (2015) and as a Double-A hitting coach for the Dodgers (2016-18). After his big-league career, Sledge played with Yu Darvish in Japan.— Patrick Mooney (@PJ_Mooney) November 29, 2018 Sledge...
Lone Star Ball Nov 28, 2018
Chris Gimenez gets novel coaching job with Dodgers

Chris Gimenez gets novel coaching job with Dodgers

Former Ranger catcher Chris Gimenez will be the Los Angeles Dodgers game planning coach in 2019 Chris Gimenez, veteran major league catcher who was with the Rangers in 2014 and 2015, and spent a brief time with Frisco in 2016, has been hired by the Los Angeles Dodgers as the teams “game planning coach,” it was announced today. Gimenez spent parts of 10 seasons in the majors, and got some attention last offseason when he signed with the Chicago Cubs in a move that some suggested was part of the Cubs’ effort to woo Yu Darvish, given Gimenez’s close relationship with Darvish and his...
The Crawfish Boxes Nov 28, 2018
Marwin Gonzalez will Always be Houston Strong

Marwin Gonzalez will Always be Houston Strong

A guy who hit .221 with four homers in his second season in the Majors doesn’t sound like someone who would eventually become a fan favorite. But that’s the case for Marwin Gonzalez, who went from barely relevant to household name by adapting his game to help the team. Marwin showed flashes early in his career, forever endearing himself to Astros fans when he broke up Yu Darvish’s no-hitter with two outs in the ninth. But his struggles at the plate kept him from getting much playing time his first two seasons in the Big Leagues. So, he became a more valuable asset to...
Cubbies Crib Nov 27, 2018

Chicago Cubs: Do not underestimate Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer

Chicago Cubs fans could hardly be blamed for feeling frustrated with the team’s front office following the 2018 season, which ended in disappointment. After all, Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer’s additions of Yu Darvish and Tyler Chatwood last winter proved nightmarish, while the subsequent firing of hitting coach Chili Davis and loss of pitching coach […] Chicago Cubs: Do not underestimate Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib - A Chicago Cubs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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