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Sveum: Cubs have pitching to win in 2012
DALLAS -- Meeting with the media Tuesday at the winter meetings, Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum said he believes the Cubs can win in 2012. “It all starts with pitching, and we definitely have the pitching to go out there and compete,” he said. ...

Sveum headed to Cubs?
Dale Sveum seems to be in good position regarding the Red Sox managing job - but the Cubs are interested in him, too. (Jim Davis/Globe Staff) By Peter Abraham MILWAUKEE - The Red Sox are prepared to open up their search for a new manager as the ...

Cubs manager Sveum on Pujols, Fielder
Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer, left, and president Theo Epstein, right, introduce new manager Dale Sveum during a baseball news conference, Friday, Nov. 18, 2011, in Chicago. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green) DALLAS • The Chicago Cubs probably ...

Sveum plans to focus on the fundamentals
By Sahadev Sharma CHICAGO -- Dale Sveum isn't the big name Cubs fans are used to hearing when it comes to managerial hires at Wrigley Field. Prior to Mike Quade's 199-game stint as skipper, the previous eight seasons were held by Dusty Baker, ...

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peperafa El mundo se acaba en el 2012, cuidado! RT @GuillermoCelis Se imaginan lo que pasaría si Dale Sveum rompe la maldición de 103 años?

FrankOlivo_ No seria malo! RT @GuillermoCelis: Se imaginan lo que pasaría si Dale Sveum rompe la maldición de 103 años?

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JoseDavidTR No lo hará. RT @GuillermoCelis: Se imaginan lo que pasaría si Dale Sveum rompe la maldición de 103 años?

erchepo el credito para Theo, es el mediatico [email protected]: Se imaginan lo que pasaría si Dale Sveum rompe la maldición de 103 años?”

MattWolbrink RT @KerryWood: Congratulations to Dale Sveum on becoming the next #Cubs manager. Good thing coming Cubs fans!!

thenewspigeon sveum - Out of Ben Cherington's hands? - ESPN #Thenewspigeon http://t.co/2s83V9Mc

angelgonzalez06 RT @GuillermoCelis: Se imaginan lo que pasaría si Dale Sveum rompe la maldición de 103 años?//Si el mundo no acaba en 2012, si en 2013 jaja

UpAlongFirst RT @msimonespn: Via @baseball_ref Manager hires as players- Dale Sveum had an 82 OPS+ ...Ozzie Guillen 68 OPS+ Mike Matheny 64 OPS+

GuillermoCelis Se imaginan lo que pasaría si Dale Sveum rompe la maldición de 103 años?

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dskalba @WattsMR what's your take on Dale Sveum?

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are any of these baseball cards worth anything? by Hailey *die-hard Pats fan* Q: Barry Bonds - Giants (MVP) Benito Santiago - Giants (MVP) Jacque Jones - Twins (MVP) Francisco Rodriguez - Angels (MVP) Jason Kendall - Pirates (MVP) Joe Borchard - White Sox (MVP) Terrence Long - Athletics (MVP) Andruw Jones - Braves (MVP) Vladimir Guerrerd - Expos (MVP) Odalis Perez - Dodgers (MVP) Roger Clemens - Yankees (MVP) Brad Wilkerson - Expos (MVP) Michael Barrett - Expos (MVP) Al Leiter - Mets (MVP) Kazuhisa Ishii - Dodgers (MVP) Jason Giambi - Yankees (MVP) Brian Harper - Twins (MVP) Ichiro - Mariners Cameron Drew - Astros Rick Reuschel - Giants Rickey Henderson - Yankees Bob Stanley - Red Sox Rafael Palmeiro - Rangers Randy Bockus - Tigers Greg Gagne - Twins B.J. Surhoff - Brewers (2) Floyd Youmans - Phillies Rick Leach - Rangers Oswald Peraza - Orioles Rock Raines - Expos Dale Murphy - Braves (2) Bob Brower - Yankees Joe Carter- Indians Rafael Ramirez - Astros Pete Harniksch - Orioles Ricco Brogna - Tigers Dave Henderson - Athletics Barry Larkin - Reds Joey Meyer - Brewers Devon White - Angels Ed Sprague - Blue Jays Ruben Sierra - Rangers Cory Snyder - Indians Mike Marshall - Dodgers (2) Kal Daniels - Reds Rick Reuschel - Pirates Jim Deshaies - Astros Henry Cotto - Yankees Bill Gullickson - Reds Pat Corrales - Indians (manager) Andres Thomas - Braves Greg Swindell - Indians Rich Yett - Indians Kal Daniels - Reds Ed Vande Berg - Dodgers Mike Flanagan - Orioles Mike Felder - Brewers Dave Parker - Reds Bruce Bochte - Athletics Dan Schatzeder - Phillies Bill Doran - Astros Ron Robinson - Reds Ron Washington - Twins Whitey Herzog - Cardinals (manager) (2) Alejandro Pena - Dodgers Gerald Perry - Braves Steve Bedrosian - Giants Eric Davis - Reds Tim Burke - Expos Frank Viola - Mets Jose Nunez - Blue Jays Dennis Rasmussen - Padres Jack Clark - Padres Harold Baines - Rangers Matt Williams - Giants Howard Johnson - Mets Steve Farr - Royals Bo Diaz - Reds Steve Balboni - Yankees Ellis Burks - Red Sox Ron Hassey - Athletics Kirt Manwaring - Giants Deion Sanders - Yankees Mike Scioscia - Dodgers Oddibe McDowell - Braves Shawon Dunston - Cubs Garry Templeton - Padres Danny Heep - Red Sox Larry Herndon - Tigers Don August - Brewers Carlos Quintana - Red Sox Carmelo Martinez - Padres Glenn Wilson - Phillies Lou Whitaker - Tigers Jerry Browne - Rangers Guy Hoffman - Reds Vince Coleman - Cardinals Dale Sveum - Brewers (2) Willie Wilson - Royals (2) Mark Gubicza - Royals Mark Davis - Padres Jim Deshaies - Astros Glenn Wilson - Phillies Dave Smith - Astros Scott Garrelts - Giants Rob Deer - Brewers Fred Lynn - Orioles Jose DeLeon - White Sox Mike Pagilarulo - Yankees Greg Mathews - Cardinals Juan Berenguer - Twins Alan Trammell - Tigers Andy McGaffigan - Expos Steve Farr - Royals Greg Swindell - Indians Ruppert Jones - Tigers Frank White - Royals Jerry Hairston - White Sox Bob Shirley - Yankees Tom Herr - Cardinals Glenn Hubbard - Braves Garth Iorg - Blue Jays Juan Samuel - Phillies Dwayne Murphy - Athletics Alan Ashby - Astros Steve Carlton - Phillies Rick Cerone - Yankees Neal Heaton - Indians Larry McWilliams - Pirates Gene Garber - Braves Steve Rogers - Expos Juan Samel - Phillies Mike Davis - Athletics Ernie Camacho - Indians Calvin Schiraldi - Mets Mitch Webster - Expos Vida Blue - Giants Greg Booker - Padres Alejandro Sanchez - Tigers Ron Robinson - Reds Floyd Rayford - Orioles Bob Clark - Brewers Scott Sanderson - Cubs Andres Thomas - Braves Frank DiPino - Cardinals Charlie O'Brien - Mets Von Hayes - Phillies Dave Henderson - Athletics Doug Jones - Indians Rick Mahler - Reds Paul Marak - Braves Mike Devereaux- Orioles Scott Garrelts - Giants Kent Hrbek - Twins Steve Lake - Phillies Efran Veldez - Indians Julio Machado - Brewers Bud Black - Blue Jays Willie Wilson - Royals Mel Hall - Yankees Eric Show - Padres Chipper Jones - Braves Pete Incaviglia - Rangers Jack Morris - Tigers Mickey Hatcher - Dodgers Gerald Young - Astros John Smiley - Pirates David Wells - Blue Jays Ozzie Guillen - White Sox Dwight Evans - Red Sox Francisco Cabrera - Braves Scott Eirckson - Twins Ken Oberkfell - Astros Kelly Gruber - Blue Jays Donnie Hill - Angels Ernie Riles - Giants Francisco Oliveras - Giants Mike Gallego - Athletics Larry Andersen - Astros Kevin Maas - Yankees Jose Cruz - Astros Mike Marshall - Dodgers Vance Law - Expos Charlie Hough - Rangers Juan Samual - Phillies Dave Stieb - Blue Jays Luis Polonia - Athletics John Habyan - Orioles Randy Ready - Padres Ken Gerhart - Orioles Tim Burke - Expos Bill Wegman - Brewers Mike Jackson - Phillies Tito Landrum - Dodgers Herm Winningham - Expos Jeff Robinson - Pirates Zane Smith - Braves R.J. Reynolds - Pirates Juan Nieves - Brewers Steve Keifer - Brewers Brian Fisher - Pirates John Cerutti - Blue Jays Todd Frohwirth - Phillies Tom Lasorda - Dodgers Rob Deer - Brewers Jack Jack Howell - Angels Jerry Browne - Rangers Bob Brower - Rangers Kirk AcCaskill - Angels Jim Cott - Pirates Bob Walk - Pirates Albert Hall - Braves Dwayne Murphy - Athletics Vince Coleman - Cardinals Lance McCullers Orlando Hernandez - Yankees Luis Gonzalez - Diamondbacks Darren Dreifort - Dodgers Travis Lee - Phillies Mike Sweeney - Royals Timo Perez - Mets David Segui - Orioles Toby Hall - Rays Ryan Drese - Indians Terry Adams - Dodgers Mike Kinkade - Orioles Dave LaPoint - Cardinals Luis Alicea - Royals Denny Hocking - Twins John Grubb - Tigers Eric Ownes - Marlins Atlee Hammaker - Giants Gerald Perry - Braves Aramis - Ramirez - Pirates Rich Aurilia - Giants Kelvim Escobar - Blue Jays J.D. 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Reynolds - Pirates Felix Fermin - Indians Zane Smith - Braves Steve Ontiveros - Athletics Lance Blankenship - Athletics Gene Nelson - Athletics Todd Burns - Athletics Gerald Perry - Braves Bob Tewksbury - Yankees Bobby Grich - Angels Lonnie Smith - Royals Keith Hernandez - Mets Mike Marshall - Dodgers Will Clark - Giants Tony Pena - Pirates Mike Davis - Athletics George Brett - Royals Gary Ward - Rangers Steve Garvey - Padres Dave Winfield - Yankees Rich Allen - White Sox Gil Hodges - Mets (manager) John Franco - Reds Keith Hernandez - Cardinals Keith Drumright - Athletics Frank Robinson - Orioles Fren Lynn - Red Sox Vince Coleman - Mets Don Baylor - Athletics Scott Taylor - Red Sox Steve Ontiveros - Athletics Ken Phelps - Yankees Pedro Munoz - Twins Doyle Alexander - Braves Glenn Hubbard - Athletics John Kruk - Phillies Chris Brown - Giants Scott Fletcher - Rangers Dave Righetti - Yankees Ruppert Jones - Padres Bill Doran - Astros Jason Thompson - Pirates Danny Tartabull - Royals Jeff Leonard - Giants Tim Raines - Expos Jack Howell - Angels Juan Samuel - Dodgers Lance Parrish - Angels Joe Magrane - Cardinals Hal Morris - Reds Eddie Murray - Dodgers Tom Glavine - Braves Hubie Brooks - Dodgers Wil Cobdero - Expos Alex Fernandez - White Sox Robin Roberts - Phillies Al Pedrique - Pirates (rookie card) Fred Manrique - White Sox (rookie card) Luis Polonia - Athletics Wayne Tolleson -Yankees Jim Pankovits - Astros Wally Backman - Mets Joe Girardi - Cubs Lenny Dykstra - Phillies Tommy Herr - Phillies Greg Harris - Padres Mike Marshall - Dodgers Lou Whitaker - Tigers (2) Mitch Williams - Rangers Mariano Duncan - Dodgers Shawn Hillegas - Dodgers Jeffrey Leonard - Giants Bill Dawley - Cardinals Mike Felder - Brewers Brian Downing - Angels Wayne Tolleson - Yankees Bob Kneeper - Astros Rick Sutcliffe - Cubs Jesse Barfield - Blue Jays Paul Molitor - Brewers Alan Ashby - Astros Ken Dixon - Orioles Damon Berryhill - Cubs Mike LaValliere - Pirates Adam Kennedy - Angels Andy Van Slyke - Pirates Randy Ready - Padres Roberto Kelly - Yankees Cory Snyder - Indians Nelson Liriano - Blue Jays Storm Davis - Athletics Dennsi Eckersley - Athletics Jack McDowell - White Sox Scott Bails - Indians Ernie Whitt - Blue Jays Pedro Guerrero - Dodgers Gerald Perry - Braves Mike Benjamin - Giants Stan Belinda - Pirates Greg Harris - Red Sox Joe Klink - Athletics Kent Hrbek - Twins Walt Terrell - Tigers Carl Nichols - Astros Ron Karkovice - White Sox Mel Rojas - Expos Mike Walker - Indians Brady Anderson - Orioles Shawn Boskie - Cubs Bob Milacki - Orioles Chuck Finley - Angels Mike Benjamin - Giants Lance Johnson - White Sox Lenny Harris - Dodgers Frank DiPino - Cardinals Mike Fitzgerald - Expos Ernie Whitt - Blue Jays Curt Ford - Cardinals Bob Forsch - Cardinals Kelly Gruber - Blue Jays Jerry Reuss - Angels Bruce Ruffin - Phillies Tim Wallace - Expos Bob Rodgers - Expos Keith Comstock - Padres Dick Schofield - Angels Al Pedrique - Pirates Bob Knepper - Astros Don Aase - Orioles Tim Birtsas - Athletics Fred Toliver - Phillies Tom Neidnfuer - Orioles Todd Worrell - Cardinals Roger Clemens - Red Sox Mike Boddicker - Orioles (holograph) Mike Stanton - Indians

A: A quick scan through that list tells me that your cards are probably from the 1980's or early 1990's. Even without knowing the exact year and brand of the cards, I don't think you'd be able to get much for them at all. Maybe a couple of bucks for the whole lot. - R.

are any of the baseball cards worth anything? by Hailey *die-hard Pats fan* Q: Barry Bonds - Giants (MVP) Benito Santiago - Giants (MVP) Jacque Jones - Twins (MVP) Francisco Rodriguez - Angels (MVP) Jason Kendall - Pirates (MVP) Joe Borchard - White Sox (MVP) Terrence Long - Athletics (MVP) Andruw Jones - Braves (MVP) Vladimir Guerrerd - Expos (MVP) Odalis Perez - Dodgers (MVP) Roger Clemens - Yankees (MVP) Brad Wilkerson - Expos (MVP) Michael Barrett - Expos (MVP) Al Leiter - Mets (MVP) Kazuhisa Ishii - Dodgers (MVP) Jason Giambi - Yankees (MVP) Brian Harper - Twins (MVP) Ichiro - Mariners Cameron Drew - Astros Rick Reuschel - Giants Rickey Henderson - Yankees Bob Stanley - Red Sox Rafael Palmeiro - Rangers Randy Bockus - Tigers Greg Gagne - Twins B.J. Surhoff - Brewers (2) Floyd Youmans - Phillies Rick Leach - Rangers Oswald Peraza - Orioles Rock Raines - Expos Dale Murphy - Braves (2) Bob Brower - Yankees Joe Carter- Indians Rafael Ramirez - Astros Pete Harniksch - Orioles Ricco Brogna - Tigers Dave Henderson - Athletics Barry Larkin - Reds Joey Meyer - Brewers Devon White - Angels Ed Sprague - Blue Jays Ruben Sierra - Rangers Cory Snyder - Indians Mike Marshall - Dodgers (2) Kal Daniels - Reds Rick Reuschel - Pirates Jim Deshaies - Astros Henry Cotto - Yankees Bill Gullickson - Reds Pat Corrales - Indians (manager) Andres Thomas - Braves Greg Swindell - Indians Rich Yett - Indians Kal Daniels - Reds Ed Vande Berg - Dodgers Mike Flanagan - Orioles Mike Felder - Brewers Dave Parker - Reds Bruce Bochte - Athletics Dan Schatzeder - Phillies Bill Doran - Astros Ron Robinson - Reds Ron Washington - Twins Whitey Herzog - Cardinals (manager) (2) Alejandro Pena - Dodgers Gerald Perry - Braves Steve Bedrosian - Giants Eric Davis - Reds Tim Burke - Expos Frank Viola - Mets Jose Nunez - Blue Jays Dennis Rasmussen - Padres Jack Clark - Padres Harold Baines - Rangers Matt Williams - Giants Howard Johnson - Mets Steve Farr - Royals Bo Diaz - Reds Steve Balboni - Yankees Ellis Burks - Red Sox Ron Hassey - Athletics Kirt Manwaring - Giants Deion Sanders - Yankees Mike Scioscia - Dodgers Oddibe McDowell - Braves Shawon Dunston - Cubs Garry Templeton - Padres Danny Heep - Red Sox Larry Herndon - Tigers Don August - Brewers Carlos Quintana - Red Sox Carmelo Martinez - Padres Glenn Wilson - Phillies Lou Whitaker - Tigers Jerry Browne - Rangers Guy Hoffman - Reds Vince Coleman - Cardinals Dale Sveum - Brewers (2) Willie Wilson - Royals (2) Mark Gubicza - Royals Mark Davis - Padres Jim Deshaies - Astros Glenn Wilson - Phillies Dave Smith - Astros Scott Garrelts - Giants Rob Deer - Brewers Fred Lynn - Orioles Jose DeLeon - White Sox Mike Pagilarulo - Yankees Greg Mathews - Cardinals Juan Berenguer - Twins Alan Trammell - Tigers Andy McGaffigan - Expos Steve Farr - Royals Greg Swindell - Indians Ruppert Jones - Tigers Frank White - Royals Jerry Hairston - White Sox Bob Shirley - Yankees Tom Herr - Cardinals Glenn Hubbard - Braves Garth Iorg - Blue Jays Juan Samuel - Phillies Dwayne Murphy - Athletics Alan Ashby - Astros Steve Carlton - Phillies Rick Cerone - Yankees Neal Heaton - Indians Larry McWilliams - Pirates Gene Garber - Braves Steve Rogers - Expos Juan Samel - Phillies Mike Davis - Athletics Ernie Camacho - Indians Calvin Schiraldi - Mets Mitch Webster - Expos Vida Blue - Giants Greg Booker - Padres Alejandro Sanchez - Tigers Ron Robinson - Reds Floyd Rayford - Orioles Bob Clark - Brewers Scott Sanderson - Cubs Andres Thomas - Braves Frank DiPino - Cardinals Charlie O'Brien - Mets Von Hayes - Phillies Dave Henderson - Athletics Doug Jones - Indians Rick Mahler - Reds Paul Marak - Braves Mike Devereaux- Orioles Scott Garrelts - Giants Kent Hrbek - Twins Steve Lake - Phillies Efran Veldez - Indians Julio Machado - Brewers Bud Black - Blue Jays Willie Wilson - Royals Mel Hall - Yankees Eric Show - Padres Chipper Jones - Braves Pete Incaviglia - Rangers Jack Morris - Tigers Mickey Hatcher - Dodgers Gerald Young - Astros John Smiley - Pirates David Wells - Blue Jays Ozzie Guillen - White Sox Dwight Evans - Red Sox Francisco Cabrera - Braves Scott Eirckson - Twins Ken Oberkfell - Astros Kelly Gruber - Blue Jays Donnie Hill - Angels Ernie Riles - Giants Francisco Oliveras - Giants Mike Gallego - Athletics Larry Andersen - Astros Kevin Maas - Yankees Jose Cruz - Astros Mike Marshall - Dodgers Vance Law - Expos Charlie Hough - Rangers Juan Samual - Phillies Dave Stieb - Blue Jays Luis Polonia - Athletics John Habyan - Orioles Randy Ready - Padres Ken Gerhart - Orioles Tim Burke - Expos Bill Wegman - Brewers Mike Jackson - Phillies Tito Landrum - Dodgers Herm Winningham - Expos Jeff Robinson - Pirates Zane Smith - Braves R.J. Reynolds - Pirates Juan Nieves - Brewers Steve Keifer - Brewers Brian Fisher - Pirates John Cerutti - Blue Jays Todd Frohwirth - Phillies Tom Lasorda - Dodgers Rob Deer - Brewers Jack

A: even if non of them are worth a lot ...u can sell that hole pack to a fan for some big bucks

Your thoughts on this call? Brewers vs. Rays? by Maddy(: Q: Tell me if you think this call is fair, and if Sveum and the Brewers manager were right http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KHapfbfyR0

A: It was an unfair call he did attempt to move from it, technically. He may have turned in to it but most people do that so it won't hurt as much. It hurts less in the back rather the arm or shoulder.

Brewers fire Yost! (Really!) Is this the right move, and at the right time? by Chipmaker Q: Dale Sveum takes over as interim manager. Well, this makes Yost the automatic fall guy. If the team misses the postseason, Sveum won't get blamed. If they do make it, he's a hero. Howzabout firing Doug Melvin? He was a poor GM in Texas, and he's doing much the same in Milwaukee.

A: right move? yes right time? not at all Personally i think the only reason for this move is because of the success the mets had with firing Willie Randolph. I originally thought at the beginning of the season that Yost was a bad manager for the team he had (young talent!). But he seemed to have gotten the hang of it, but this change may really get the brewers back on pace. They needed something to shift their momentum, and this could really help. Lets face it, they were on a downward spiral, and they are making desperate moves to get into the playoffs (which they really deserve).

do you think the milwaukee brewers will fire Ken Macha before the season ends? by Andrew Q: i think so and just replace him for the rest of the season with Dale Sveum and then try to hire tony larussa or jim tracey or Lou Piniella as manger what do yuo think and why oh and during the trading deadline do you think they will try to get lance berkman in a trade with the astros

A: I've been saying this all year, Macha will not get fired. For one, Doug Melvin will not fire him because he loves him. Every Brewers fan knows the Firing of Macha is going to come from the top and be done by owner Mark Attanasio, and I just don't see it happening. I honestly believe that it's MORE likely that Macha will be back Next season than it is that he will be fired during this season. as far as managers go, LaRussa isn't leaving St. Louis and Tracey isn't leaving Colorado (especially not for Milwaukee lol) And why would you want Lous? He's 67 years old and every Cubs fan knows that he seems to have lost the passion. Maybe he hasn't on the inside, but on the outside he reminds me a bit of Macha. No doubt Piniella is a great baseball mind, but that would be stupid to even try to bring him in. (and I also think there is no way he'd want to go to milwaukee, It's honestly one of the least attractive jobs in baseball) No, the Brewers won't get Lance Berkman. For one, I don't know their use for him would be, and why in the world they want to bring in a washed up first baseman. makes 0 sense.

Is there some possible truth to the rumors about 1987? by Trapezoid Q: Quite a few people have passed around the idea that in the 1987 season the steroids were rampant in MLB. I checked the stats and of the 25 players who had more than 30 homers that year, 16 had posted their career high that season. Some by only a few, but 9 of the 16 had 25% or more higher than their next best season. Biggest standouts: Andre Dawson 49 (next highest 32) George Bell 47 (next 31) Wally Joyner 34 (next 22) Brook Jacoby 32 (next 20) Larry Sheets 31 (next 18) And some of the under 30 homer standouts: Juan Samuel 28 (next 19) Ivan Calderon 28 (next 19) Keith Moreland 27 (next 16) Ozzie Virgil 27 (next 19) Dale Sveum 25 (next 12) Wade Boggs 24 (next 11) John Shelby 21 (next 11) So why does it seem so many found their big swing that year? Or is this all still a wild conspiracy?

A: 1987 was the year of the "Super Ball". Early in the season, it became clear that the baseballs were much much livelier than they had been the previous season. Line drive hitters like Boggs, Jacoby and Joyner all had career years in the power department. MLB claimed that the balls were exactly the same, but no one believed it. The theories suggested that the ball was wound more tightly or that the core of the ball had been replaced with a substance that would give the ball more jump off the bat. As far as the steroid angle goes, I think 1987 was still a bit too early. The steroid era didn't really become rampant until the 90s, in my opinion. Furthermore, if all these players had garned success from taking steroids, wouldn't it make sense at least some of them would have maintained those power numbers for the next few seasons? Why would they stop taking them if they improved their performance so much. MLB didn't institute any more stringent testing policies in 1988. It would only follow that at least some of them would keep hitting HRs at the 1987 pace. But that is not the case. Therefore, you have to assume that it was something specific to the 1987 season, not the players. The statistical anomaly that was the 1987 season was because the league doctored the balls.

Who can take over for Brewers manager Dale Sveum? by Tom K Q: I know Sveum took the Brewers to the Postseason but Brewers fans have to think that there is someone better out there to get the Brewers deeper into the postseason next year... But who could that be???

A: Anyone can fill that position, and Sveum may stay with the Brewers because of the playoff birth, but we will see what the Brew Crew does.

What do you think of the Cubs offering the manager job to Dale Sveum? by Yossarian Q: Will it help bring Prince Fielder to Chicago?

A: Like it. I'm glad they didn't go with a big name: Francona; Sandberg. Sveum is a smart baseball guy. Always enjoyed watching in play back in the day. He was damn near great in '87 & '88.

Who thinks Dale Sveum shouldve been made permanent manager of the Brewers? by Maddy(: Q: He got them into the playoffs last season and turned their season around. This season they didnt even get into the playoffs? Why didnt he become permanent manager? Do you think he can leave the Brewers and go find another position as a manager for another team?

A: My guess is that they didn't view Sveum has manager material. I thought Willie Randolph would've been a great fit for them as the manager. He is the bench coach, but I don't believe Macha should've gotten the job. That's definitely a possibility. It all relies on himself and if he feels comfortable where he's at as a coach in this league. Of course teams have to have interest in him, we'll see what happens there.

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