The Chicago Cubs shook up their player-development operation, with Matt Dorey taking over as senior vice president of player development and directors of pitching and hitting being appointed.
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Astros bench coach Joe Espada is expected to interview with the Cubs Monday, and Gabe Kapler will also talk to the team about the manager's job.
The Cubs plan to interview Joe Girardi and David Ross next week as they continue their search for a successor to Joe Maddon. First-base coach Will Venable also is expected to interview next week.
Stephen Strasburg will get the start in Game 2 of the National League Division Series for the Washington Nationals, manager Davey Martinez said. Strasburg pitched three innings in relief during Tuesday's wild-card game.
Here's what you need to know about which managers have been fired, how appealing the vacancies are and how the searches are going.
With the Brewers and Nationals set to face off in tonight's winner-take-all NL Wild Card game, Buster speaks to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Todd Rosiak about Milwauke's swath of injuries (27:43) and MASN's Mark Zuckerman about Washington's pitching approach (34:01). But before that, Buster and Jon Sciambi discuss what kind of deal Anthony Rendon will command in the offseason, the firing of Brad Ausmus and more (3:37). Plus, Sarah Langs and a NL Wild Card-centric "Numbers Game" (22:50).
Theo Epstein confirmed the Cubs' interest in David Ross, but also said at least one member of a playoff team's staff and candidates already within the organization will be eyed to replace the departed Joe Maddon.
Buster and Tim Kurkjian relive the top 10 moments from an emotional weekend in baseball (5:48). They also discuss Joe Maddon's firing, the future of Brad Ausmus in Anaheim and some other names linked to managerial vacancies. Plus, Todd Radom rejoins Buster and Troy for "Cap Talk" (29:28) and an American figure says goodbye to a great American ballpark (36:19).
The Astros, Yankees and Dodgers clearly were up to the task all season, but which teams were pleasant surprises and which ones disappointed?
Former Chicago Cubs catcher David Ross, who is considered a leading candidate to succeed Joe Maddon as the team's manager, was asked during Sunday's Baseball Tonight show if he'd be interested in the job if the Cubs called.
The St. Louis Cardinals clinched the NL Central on the final day of the regular season, using Jack Flaherty's arm and Matt Carpenter's bat Sunday to win their first division title since 2015 with a 9-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
The Chicago Cubs and manager Joe Maddon are parting ways after he guided the team to a winning record in each of his five seasons and the 2016 World Series title.
Three years after he led the Cubs to a World Series title, the manager is done following an epic 2019 collapse. Here's what went wrong and why Maddon isn't the only one to blame.
The St. Louis Cardinals' push for a division title will go down to the final day of the regular season following an 8-6 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Saturday night.
Andrew Miller and Ryan Helsley were hit hard as St. Louis' bullpen stumbled during an 8-2 loss to the Chicago Cubs on Friday night, but the Cardinals' magic number for clinching the NL Central dropped to two.
Joe Musgrove pitched three-hit ball through six innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat Chicago 9-5 on Thursday night and extended the Cubs' losing streak to nine games.
Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he'll field a "good team" this weekend against the Cardinals, who hold a one-game lead over the Brewers, but said he doesn't care if Milwaukee is irked by his lineup choices.
With the season ending so abruptly, Chicago's players are stunned and Theo Epstein is left to pick up the pieces.
The Milwaukee Brewers continued their scorching September with their 19th win of the month Wednesday, clinching a postseason berth and eliminating both the New York Mets and Chicago Cubs in the process.