Cubs Panella Retires

CHICAGO (AP) - Lou Piniella says he's retiring after the Chicago
Cubs' game against the Atlanta Braves so he can spend more time
with his family.
The 66-year-old manager made the announcement in a release
handed out by the team before Sunday's game. Third base coach Mike
Quade has been promoted to interim manager.
Piniella had said last month that he planned to retire at the
end of the season. He missed four games this month to be with his
ailing mother in Florida.
In 18 years in the majors as a player and another 22 as a
manager, Piniella made five trips to the World Series and has three
championship rings.


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