Chicago Cubs Rehire Oneri Fleita, Proving Owner Tom Ricketts Is a Fool

September 3, 2011 by  

Horrifying news broke this afternoon for Chicago Cub fans with the announcement that Player Personnel Director Oneri Fleita had his contract extended. Knowing that he was a Jim Hendry guy, you would think he would likely be out when the Cubs hired a new general manager.

With this move, owner Tom Ricketts just put the kibosh on any of the big name GM's being bandied about coming to the Cubs. Do you think they're going to want to be told who they have to employ?

What was he thinking? The timing is crazy, just like waiting until July 22 to fire ...

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