Originally Posted by g0g0
So either he must have got some assurances about a possible Phillies call-up, or some assurances of not being a contender for a Cubs position. I know he was drafted by Philly, but to take the same position somewhere else after saying he wanted to manage in the bigs? There has to be something else that Philly is promising him. Funny that he wasn't willing to wait a couple more years in the Cubs farm system.
Why doesn't it make sense? Its not like he has less of a chance to work in the bigs because he moved to the Philly system. Lets say the Mariners fire their manager next year... no reason he couldn't be contacted for that job