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    Piniella done

    Lou Piniella is retiring after today's game to spend time with his ailing mother. Former I-Cub manager Mike Quade takes over.


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    Re: Piniella done

    He should have stepped down when he announced his retirement earlier this season. Most people could tell he lost his fire sometime last season and he's just been going through the motions ever since.


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    Re: Piniella done

    Trammel to take over for the rest of the season? I dont understand why Quade takes over


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    Re: Piniella done

    Finally hes gone maybe they can get the cubs back on track instead of just increasing player salaries.



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    Re: Piniella done

    Time to rebuild over the next fifty years.


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    Re: Piniella done

    Quote Originally Posted by Clones21 View Post
    Trammel to take over for the rest of the season? I dont understand why Quade takes over
    Per Hendry, Quade is a candidate for the permanent position and Trammel is not.



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    Re: Piniella done

    Quote Originally Posted by mred View Post
    Per Hendry, Quade is a candidate for the permanent position and Trammel is not.
    Anybody who was interested in anything other than a paycheck would turn em down. A truly pathetic franchise.



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    Re: Piniella done

    Quote Originally Posted by kilroy View Post
    Finally hes gone maybe they can get the cubs back on track instead of just increasing player salaries.
    I think I read the same quote when Dusty left??



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    Re: Piniella done

    Nothing but respect for Lou. Man almost got the job done.

    Great career, great work from him. I hope things work out for his mother, and I'm really glad he can be there for her.


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    Re: Piniella done

    Quote Originally Posted by rebecacy View Post
    I think I read the same quote when Dusty left??
    Apparently they need a new gm too, then?



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    Re: Piniella done

    Emotional press conference. Poor guy.



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