The almanac

UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2013.
By United Press International

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012.
By United Press International
Quade out as Cubs manager

Quade out as Cubs manager

CHICAGO, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- New Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein said Wednesday that Manager Mike Quade won't return to lead the team next season.
Quade to be Cubs' manager in 2011

Quade to be Cubs' manager in 2011

CHICAGO, Oct. 19 (UPI) -- Mike Quade, who took over as manager of the Chicago Cubs when Lou Piniella retired in August, has been given a two-year contract to remain the team's manager.

MLB: Atlanta 16, Chicago Cubs 5

CHICAGO, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Lou Piniella's managerial career ended on an ugly note Sunday when his Chicago Cubs were pounded 16-5 by the Atlanta Braves.
Cubs P Silva discharged from hospital

Cubs P Silva discharged from hospital

DENVER, Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Silva was discharged from a Denver hospital Monday, one day after he was removed from a game due to an irregular heartbeat.
Hendry backs Piniella despite Cubs' woes

Hendry backs Piniella despite Cubs' woes

CHICAGO, May 17 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs General Manager Jim Hendry said Monday he has confidence in manager Lou Piniella despite the team's poor start.
Sources: Sandberg will stay in minors

Sources: Sandberg will stay in minors

CHICAGO, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Former Chicago Cubs great Ryne Sandberg won't be a candidate to replace Von Joshua as the Cubs' hitting coach, sources say.

Piniella named top NL manager

NEW YORK, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs skipper Lou Piniella was named National League manager of the Year Wednesday in a vote of two sportswriters in each league major league city.

Murray: Cubs should use leftie hitters

CHICAGO, Oct. 4 (UPI) -- Left-handed hitters should be in vogue when the Chicago Cubs take on the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday, Hollywood actor Bill Murray says.

Dempster to start Cubs' playoff opener

CHICAGO, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs will use Ryan Dempster in game one of the National League Division Series next week, bypassing Carlos Zambrano and Ted Lilly.

MLB: Florida 3, Chicago Cubs 2 (12 inn.)

CHICAGO, July 26 (UPI) -- Jorge Cantu's 12th-inning RBI double Saturday gave the Florida Marlins a 3-2 victory against the Chicago Cubs.

Zambrano goes to Cubs' disabled list

CHICAGO, June 21 (UPI) -- The Chicago Cubs have placed starter Carlos Zambrano on the 15-day disabled list because of a mild right shoulder strain.

Zambrano to have ailing shoulder examined

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 19 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs pitcher Carlos Zambrano, forced from Wednesday's game in Florida, is scheduled to have his shoulder examined in Chicago, his manager says.
Soriano hopes for quick return to Cubs

Soriano hopes for quick return to Cubs

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., June 18 (UPI) -- Chicago Cubs slugger Alfonso Soriano says he hopes his finger injury heals enough to play before next month's all-star break.
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Lou Piniella
Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella (R) stands next to home plate umpire Dale Scott as he makes a double switch during the seventh inning against the Atlanta Braves at Wrigley Field in Chicago on August 22, 2010. Piniella announced Sunday that the game would be his last game as manager. UPI/Brian Kersey

As player

As manager

Louis Victor Piniella (pronounced /piːnˈjeɪjɑː/) (born August 28, 1943 in Tampa, Florida, United States) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder and manager. He has been nicknamed "Sweet Lou," both for his swing as a major league hitter and, facetiously, to describe his demeanor as a player and manager. He finished his managerial career ranked 14th all-time on the list of Managerial Wins.

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