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Speculation swirls about Robin Yount joining staff

Brewers Hall Famer RobYount could jobest-friend Dale Sveum with Cubs.  |  AP

Brewers Hall of Famer Robin Yount could join best-friend Dale Sveum with the Cubs. | AP

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Updated: December 19, 2011 8:28AM



With Dale Sveum’s hiring as Cubs manager, it might not take much for the field staff to start taking on the flavor of a Milwaukee bratwurst.

Speculation from outside the organization includes talk that Sveum would bring in Hall of Famer and best-friend Robin Yount, who served as his bench coach during an interim manager stint for Milwaukee in 2008.

The three current Cubs coaches still under contract for 2012 and expected to have a strong chance to return include bench coach Pat Listach, another former Brewer. Hitting coach Rudy Jaramillo and bullpen coach Lester Strode also are under contract for ’12.

Listach also has experience as a big-league third-base coach.

Gordon Wittenmyer



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