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Chicago Cubs hire former Pirates GM Dave Littlefield as scout

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CHICAGO (AP) -The Cubs hired former Pittsburgh Pirates general manager Dave Littlefield as a scout on Tuesday.

``We are extraordinarily pleased to add someone of Dave Littlefield's caliber to bolster our baseball operations efforts,'' Chicago general manager Jim Hendry said. ``I've known Dave a long time and am confident that he will add valuable perspective and another experienced voice to our baseball operations department.''

The 47-year-old Littlefield was fired as Pittsburgh's GM in September. He took over the team in July 2001.

The Cubs also promoted Pat Listach to manager at Triple-A Iowa. The 1992 AL Rookie of the Year with the Milwaukee Brewers, Listach spent the past two seasons managing Chicago's Double-A farm team.

Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg will return as manager at Class-A Peoria.Copyright © 2005 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. The information contained in the AP News report may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without the prior written authority of The Associated Press.

December 18, 2007 at 23:09 PM ET
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