I know he liked Cincinnati and was successful here. Although, he'd be just as frustrating as Baker.
Pinella may not return to Cubs in 2011Lou Piniella is 66 years old. His contract to manage the Chicago Cubs will expire at the end of this season. We donít know what the wishes of new owner Tom Ricketts, or general manager Jim Hendry, or Piniella himself will be after that.
The other day in Pittsburgh, I asked Piniella which factors will determine whether he wants to manage in 2011.
ďI havenít thought about those things,Ē he said. ďI really havenít.Ē