Steve Mitchell - USA Today Sports
Steve Mitchell - USA Today Sports

Cubs managerial candidate to get second interview


by - Senior Editor -

Theo Epstein wants more time to check out candidates for the Cubs managerial job.

According to multiple reports on Sunday, Astros bench coach Joe Espada is on his way for a second interview with the Cubs. Reportedly, he was very impressive in his first interview, so the Cubs are doing their due diligence to get more time with him.

Espada is also a candidate for the Giants and Pirates' managerial vacancies.

The Cubs have reportedly interviewed six candidates in total with Will Venable, Mark Loretta, David Ross, Joe Girardi, Joe Espada, and Gabe Kapler.

Special assistant to the Cubs front office David Ross and Espada are the front-runners for the Cubs job according to most media reports.

Comment on this story
Print   
Send Feedback to Tony Crumpton: Email | Comment
Pete Crow-Armstrong wins Minor League Gold Glove Award
Pete Crow-Armstrong wins Minor League Gold Glove Award
Chicago Cubs announce holiday packs for sale
Chicago Cubs announce holiday packs for sale
Report: Anthony Rizzo re-signing with Yankees
Report: Anthony Rizzo re-signing with Yankees
Report: Cubs have deal in place with Rays for second baseman
Report: Cubs have deal in place with Rays for second baseman
Post your comments!
Sign Up for E-Mail News Alerts
Features
Breaking
Daily Digest