Jim Hendry defends Mike Quade

Updated: June 14, 2011, 1:11 AM ET
By Sahadev Sharma | Special to ESPNChicago.com

With the Chicago Cubs in freefall after a dreadful 2-8 road trip, fans and the media have begun to wonder if Mike Quade's days as manager may be nearing an end. General manager Jim Hendry addressed the rumors and defended the job his manager is doing.

"Obviously (Quade) didn't flip a light switch from last year to the beginning of this season and start managing differently or handling people differently," Hendry said. "We didn't play very well out of the gate, usually you can ...

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