MLB rumors: Ex-Yankee is a front-runner for Cubs managerial opening, but it's not who you think

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MLB rumors: Ex-Yankee is a front-runner for Cubs managerial opening, but it's not who you think
MLB rumors: Ex-Yankee is a front-runner for Cubs managerial opening, but it's not who you think

Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein is getting close to naming a new manager for his ballclub. MLB Network's Jon Heyman reports there are two front-runners to replace Joe Maddon. David Ross and Joe Espada appear to be the frontrunners on the North Side of Chicago. Espada also in play in SF and PITT. @GDubCub 1st suggested That Ross is a front-runner comes as no surprise. The former Cubs catcher (his last game was Game 7 of the 2016 World Series) is currently a special assistant to the Cubs' front office and game analyst for ESPN. Ever since the Cubs decided to move on from Maddon, Ross has been atop the wjsh list. Espada's status as front-runner is a new development. The

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