Thu, 10 Nov 2011 07:41:22 -0800
The Minnesota Twins are interested in former Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade for their Triple-A Rochester managerial opening.
Wed, 02 Nov 2011 11:41:48 -0700
Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade reportedly will not be back as the skipper in 2012.
Tue, 01 Nov 2011 14:13:49 -0700
Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said the team expects to have a decision on the fate of manager Mike Quade soon. Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer met with Quade last week.
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 05:25:38 -0700
Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade will meet with president of baseball operations Theo Epstein to lobby for his job in the near future. Epstein has full control over the managerial situation.
Sun, 18 Sep 2011 01:14:26 -0700
Chicago Cubs 1B Carlos Pena will stay at the position for the remainder of the season, according to manager Mike Quade. Speculation had OF Bryan LaHair possibly playing some first as an audition for 2012, but Quade likes Pena's bat in the lineup.
Fri, 19 Aug 2011 01:43:12 -0700
Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade has a vote of confidence from owner Tom Ricketts, so his job appears to be safe beyond the 2011 season. "They've been so supportive, and it's been a wonderful change of ownership. And I understand it's a business, and I understand all that. But (Ricketts) has been great — a little different than previous ownership," Quade said.
Sat, 13 Aug 2011 01:18:07 -0700
Chicago Cubs OF Tyler Colvin will be in the lineup beginning Saturday, Aug. 13, and manager Mike Quade indicated he will get an extended look over the next few days.
Tue, 02 Aug 2011 16:41:14 -0700
Though he sat against a left-handed pitcher Monday, Chicago Cubs OF Tyler Colvin should get the majority of the playing time in the outfield for the rest of the season. "You'll see Colvin the next three days," said manager Mike Quade. "We'll look to get everybody, [Alfonso] Soriano, [Marlon] Byrd, everybody will get an off day in the next few days." Colvin started in right field on Tuesday.
"I think we are committed to finding out about Colvin," Quade said. "He's going to get an opportunity, and it's going to be up to him to keep them. But I'm going to give him some shots. I'd love to see him get going against right-handed pitching, and I'll put him against guys where he has the best chance to succeed."
Tue, 19 Jul 2011 00:54:53 -0700
Chicago Cubs RP Kerry Wood needs time to focus on his mechanics, according to manager Mike Quade. "He's obviously capable of dominating and pitching a lot more efficiently than he has," Quade said of Wood, who has given up six runs on six hits and seven walks over 6 1/3 innings in eight games since returning from the disabled list. "There's a couple things about coming back from down time, and part of it is how soon will you be back to who you are. Sometimes it's right away and sometimes it takes a little bit."
Mon, 18 Jul 2011 13:38:56 -0700
Chicago Cubs SP Ryan Dempster said manager Mike Quade is still respected by his players despite a tough year in his first full season as skipper. "Yeah, absolutely (he's still respected)," Dempster said. "Absolutely."