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Cardinals interested in Ryne Sandberg—reports

At least few online reports have Cardinals showing interest Ryne Sandberg for their vacant managerial position.

At least a few online reports have the Cardinals showing interest in Ryne Sandberg for their vacant managerial position.

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Updated: November 2, 2011 4:06PM

The Cardinals have asked the Phillies permission to speak with former Cubs great Ryne Sandberg about their vacant managerial position, according to a report by Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports.

The report surfaced moments after the Cubs fired Mike Quade and revealed that their new manager would need big-league experience.

Sandberg is the manager of Lehigh Valley, the Phillies’ Triple-A affiliate.

The Phillies reportedly have granted the Cards permission to speak with the Hall of Famer, according to Jim Salisbury of

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