Cubs fire manager Dale Sveum

Monday September 30th, 2013

The Chicago Cubs have dismissed manager Dale Sveum Dale Sveum's two seasons at the helm of the Cubs resulted in two last-place finishes. (Brian Kersey/Getty)

The Chicago Cubs have fired manager Dale Sveum, according to MLB.

The decision was made this morning, at a meeting between Sveum and members of the front office.

The Cubs had a .392 win percentage, with two last place finishes in the NL Central over Sveum's two-year stint as manager.  The team had entered into a rebuilding phase, but was likely unhappy with the progress of young players, such as Starlin Castro and Anthony Rizzo, under Sveum's tutelage.

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