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So Cubs-like to pass on Ryne Sandberg

Nothin' against the man to whom they gave the job, but there was a better choice

Originally Published: October 20, 2010
By Gene Wojciechowski | ESPN.com

Maybe this will work. Maybe a guy who would have never gotten a sniff at the full-time job if Lou Piniella hadn't flamed out will break the Chicago Cubs' 102-year starvation diet. Maybe Mike Quade is the next Jim Leyland or Earl Weaver, a nobody who became a baseball somebody.

But I doubt it.

If it happens, if Quade can lead the Cubs to their first World Series championship since 1908, then I'll believe anything -- that Barry Bonds hit all those home runs because of flaxseed oil, ...

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