Cubs' GM choice will be telling

August, 21, 2011
8/21/11
10:43
PM CT
Greenberg By Jon Greenberg
ESPNChicago.com
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CHICAGO -- Tom Ricketts made his point early on during his press conference, with as much emphasis as his flat, genial Midwestern timbre would allow him:

Don’t ask me who the next general manager of the Cubs is going to be. Seriously.

“By its very nature, this is a very personal process, both for me and for everyone that I’ll be talking to during the next few weeks,” Ricketts said with a dollop of naivete. “Because of that, it needs to be a very private process. Just to get out in front of it a little bit, we won’t be commenting on any rumors of any conversations with any individuals at any time, nor will we be giving any updates or checking in.”

So I guess that means we’re all free to speculate, right?

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Jon Greenberg

Columnist, ESPNChicago.com
Jon Greenberg is a columnist for ESPNChicago.com. He has lived and worked in Chicago since 2003, and is a graduate of Ohio University and the University of Chicago.

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