Originally Posted by SI1020
Would Girardi really take the job? I know he's a Peoria guy and Peoria has been Cub territory since forever. On another note I thought the mantra under Theo was patience. You can wait another 5 or 6 years since you've been waiting for over a hundred.
Supposedly in the Quick Hits in the Tribune this morning, Girardi downplayed the possibility he'd manage the Cubs and seems more inclined to take a TV job if he didn't come back to New York.
I think Girardi is still highly regarded around the league and probably will be able to be picky with his next job. I could see him going the Terry Francona route, taking a year away from managing, doing some gigs on ESPN, and if something nice opens up in 2015, maybe he'll jump on that.
I just can't see him leaving the circus in the Bronx to join the circus on the North Side unless Theo can convince the Ricketts to open up the pocketbook.