As a player, Bill Mueller showed the qualities Cubs executives want to see in their young hitters – patience, the ability to grind out at-bats and get on base.
Theo Epstein thinks closers can come from just about anywhere.
This could get messy for the Cubs. Theo Epstein’s front office is still trying to figure out if they should fire Dale Sveum and pursue Joe Girardi or another free-agent manager.
Dale Sveum tipped his cap and waved it above his bald head late Wednesday afternoon, saying goodbye to the fans at Wrigley Field, maybe for the last time.