Lou Piniella returns to Cubs

Updated: August 14, 2010, 1:19 AM ET
Associated Press

ST. LOUIS -- Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella is back with the team after missing four games to tend to his ailing mother in Florida. Happy to be back in uniform, too, no matter how sour it's gone.

Piniella, who is retiring after the season, said he never considered skipping the final 49 games. The Cubs had lost 13 of 15 and were 17 games behind NL Central-leading St. Louis entering Friday night's game against the Cardinals.

"Look, I've never been a quitter in my life doing anything," ...

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