>>Cardinals Begin Managerial Interviews
(St. Louis, MO) -- The Cardinals have begun managerial interviews as they look to replace the retired Tony La Russa. The "Post-Dispatch" reports the Cards have spoken with both Triple-A Memphis manager Chris Maloney and White Sox coach Joe McEwing about the vacancy. McEwing, a former Cardinals player, was just recently named third base coach on new manager Robin Ventura's staff.
>>Mike Maddux To Interview For Cubs Job
(Arlington, TX) -- The Chicago Cubs are going to interview Texas Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux for their managerial opening. Rangers GM Jon Daniels says the Cubs asked for and were granted permission on Thursday. Maddux has been Rangers pitching coach the last three years.