There was a hint Thursday after Davis was fired. And, who replaces Davis?
Cubs hitting coach Chili Davis was fired Thursday, less than a week after I suggested they do just that. (Not taking credit here, just noting that I certainly wasn’t the only one who noticed he wasn’t getting the job done.)
There hasn’t been any great groundswell for replacing the rest of the Cubs coaching staff, but there is a tantalizing hint here:
#Cubs will make an announcement re the rest of the coaching staff at a later date
— Carrie Muskat (@CarrieMuskat) October 11, 2018
You’d think that if the Cubs were going to retain all, or most, of the rest of the coaches, they would have made such an announcement right away. This suggests some other coaches might be let go.
It should be noted that after the 2017 NLCS exit, there were several coaching changes, including Davis replacing John Mallee, Jim Hickey replacing Chris Bosio, Eric Hinske departing to become Angels hitting coach, Brian Butterfield replacing Gary Jones as third-base coach and Dave Martinez leaving to manage the Nationals, replaced by Brandon Hyde.
Almost all of the coaches who left after …Read the Rest
Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue