Source: Bob Melvin to talk with Cubs

Updated: September 14, 2010, 11:55 AM ET
By Tim Kurkjian | ESPN The Magazine

The Chicago Cubs are expected to interview Bob Melvin, a former manager for the Seattle Mariners and Arizona Diamondbacks, for their managerial position sometime around the end of the season, a source confirmed Tuesday.

Melvin was a leading candidate for the Cubs' managerial job in 2003, but when Dusty Baker became available after taking the Giants to the World Series in 2002, the Cubs chose Baker, a source said.

Melvin then got the job as the manager of the Mariners.

He ...

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