Discussion

Dale Sveum: Nice to have Prince Fielder

Updated: November 18, 2011, 3:06 PM ET
By Bruce Levine | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs didn't hire new manager Dale Sveum for his recruiting skills, but Sveum believes he can give his new team a leg up on signing prized free agent Prince Fielder if it decides to pursue him.

"Yeah, if it ever came to [president of baseball operations] Theo [Epstein] and the Ricketts family thinking that that was the right fit and the right time for this organization, I think me being here would definitely help the process," said Sveum, who was introduced as manager ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

  • Cold Turkey
    At 5-7 after their Thanksgiving flop in Detroit, the spoiler role might be all that's left to these Bears, Jon Greenberg writes.

ALSO SEE

MORE MLB HEADLINES