Source: Cubs favor Piniella as new manager
Lou Piniella could be the manager of the Chicago Cubs before the World Series begins, a source told ESPN's Peter Gammons.
Team and industry sources told The Chicago Sun-Times that negotiations between Piniella and the Cubs are expected to be completed Monday, with Piniella being named the Cubs' next manager Tuesday.
''I think we'll be ready to announce something in the next couple of days,'' Cubs general manager Jim Hendry told The Sun-Times on Sunday night. ''I've been very pleased ...
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