Quade shows he's in control

In a rocky spring the Cubs manager won't let his team fall into disarray

Updated: March 7, 2011, 10:44 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

MESA, Ariz. -- Mike Quade was talking Friday about college basketball, asking really, because he hasn't had a lot of spare time to surf the web and scan sports sections, as he has in recent springs.

"All I had to worry about was which guy to send home a lot of the time," he said.

Quade grinned, which you might not expect after the week he just had as Cubs manager. Considering this was only the first week on the Cactus League schedule, it is even more impressive.

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