Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:42:52 -0700
The Chicago Cubs are viewed as a leading contender for free-agent manager Joe Maddon (Rays), according to an industry source. Manager Rick Renteria is signed through the 2016 season, but the team could simply pay off the rest of his deal.
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:50:43 -0700
Chicago Cubs 1B Anthony Rizzo went 2-for-4 to extend his hitting streak to five games Friday, April 18, against the Cincinnati Reds. "He did a really nice job again. He continues to move forward in a consistent manner," manager Rick Renteria said. "They are all striving to get better, but he is certainly showing that he's having a nice start." Rizzo is 20-for-58 in 15 games for a .345 average.
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 12:38:14 -0800
Chicago Cubs manager Rick Renteria said the team doesn't expect SP Jake Arrieta (shoulder) to be ready for the start of the season. RP Carlos Villanueva will be stretched out to bolster the starting pitching depth.
Fantasy Tip: It's unclear how many starts Arrieta would have to miss in the season's first month. Regardless, Villanueva or James McDonald would likely take his spot. Neither is worth investing heavily in in NL-only leagues, obviously.
Thu, 07 Nov 2013 16:26:02 -0800
The Chicago Cubs added manager Rick Renteria to the fold on a three-year deal that includes team options for the 2017 and 2018 seasons. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Wed, 06 Nov 2013 15:39:41 -0800
The Chicago Cubs are settling on San Diego Padres bench coach Rick Renteria as their next manager. A formal announcement is expected to come Thursday, Nov. 7.
Wed, 06 Nov 2013 12:42:43 -0800
The Chicago Cubs are expected to hire San Diego Padres bench coach Rick Renteria as their new head coach Thursday, Nov. 7. They will not interview Boston Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo.
Mon, 04 Nov 2013 15:47:02 -0800
The Seattle Mariners have asked Detroit Tigers hitting coach Lloyd McClendon for a second interview for their vacant managerial position, according to sources, and he met with team officials Sunday, Nov. 3. Chip Hale is set for a second interview Monday, Nov. 4. The M's are also believed to be considering Tim Wallach and Joey Cora for the job, and Rick Renteria is also a finalist. Ron Wotus and Dave Valle aren't believed to have made it to the second round of interviews.
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 16:41:36 -0700
The Detroit Tigers interviewed San Diego Padres bench coach Rick Renteria for their vacant managerial position Thursday, Oct. 31. The Tigers have already interviewed Lloyd McClendon, Tim Wallach and Brad Ausmus and are expected to interview Boston Red Sox bench coach Torey Lovullo soon.
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 09:32:07 -0700
The Detroit Tigers reportedly will meet with San Diego Padres bench coach Rick Renteria regarding their vacant managerial position.
Tue, 29 Oct 2013 15:05:42 -0700
Los Angeles Dodgers third base coach Tim Wallach will interview for the Seattle Mariners' vacant managerial position, according to sources. Wallach has already interviewed for the manager's position with the Detroit Tigers this offseason. The M's have also looked at San Francisco Giants bench coach Ron Wotus, Oakland Athletics bench coach Chip Hale, San Diego Padres bench coach Rick Renteria and Detroit Tigers hitting coach Lloyd McClendon.