Cubbies Crib: Morning Marquee 11/08


Thursday the Chicago Cubs officially named Rick Renteria their 53rd manager in the franchise history. Six new managers will take the field next season with five of them being a first time manager like Renteria. The City of Chicago’s Landmarks Commission approved a minor tweaked to the Cubs’ expansion plan. Thursday night instant replay continued to be done swiftly conducted in the Arizona Fall League. Finally, Cubs second baseman Darwin Barney took home the Wilson Award.

Daily Herald: Renteria: We’re going to compete and win

Chicago Tribune: Wrigley revisions advance

ChicagoBusiness.com: Landmarks Commission approves Cubs’ tweaked expansion plan

Chicago Sun-Times: Padres are sorry to lose Rick Renteria, ‘a tireless worker’

Cubs.com: Barney takes home Cubs’ Wilson Award

Cubs Den: 5 Starting Pitchers the Cubs should consider: from the pricey to the bargain bin

SI The Strikezone: Renteria, Ausmus, Williams and the new wave of first-time managers

SI MLB: Rays finalize two-year deal with DeJesus

ESPN MLB: The Max Scherzer trade rumors have started

FOX Sports: Scherzer, Nats could be good fit

CBS Sports: David Ortiz reportedly finishes 3rd in Boston mayor’s race

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