Cubs interested in Joe Girardi

Updated: October 2, 2013, 2:02 PM ET
By Buster Olney | ESPN The Magazine

Brian Cashman's meeting with Joe Girardi's agent Wednesday comes at a time when the Chicago Cubs have serious interest in hiring the New York Yankees' manager, sources told ESPN.

Chicago fired Dale Sveum on Monday, and sources say that Cubs ownership views Girardi as someone who can help put a jolt into fan interest in the team.

The Cubs' attendance has declined in each of the past five seasons, at a time when the organization is trying to rebuild and probably is at least ...

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