Chicago Cubs defeat Washington Nationals, 9-1

WASHINGTON -- When Mike Quade was told Saturday night he would replace Lou Piniella as Cubs manager the rest of the season, he kept it to himself until Sunday, spending a sleepless night looking back at 17 years as a minor-league manager and ahead to the 37 big-league games he'd been handed.

''I really sat in my chair and just looked out the window for quite a while [Saturday] night,'' he said.

If he saw through that window rookie Casey Coleman taking a one-hit shuto...

WASHINGTON -- One of Mike Quade's first orders of business as Cubs manager was to scuttle the Tyler Colvin-as-first-baseman experiment and put the rookie back in right field.

Whether Colvin eventually gets a look at first base this season, he's no longer a candidate for any kind of serious look anytime soon, as further evidenced by the Cubs' swapping outfielder Sam Fuld for first baseman Micah Hoffpauir on the roster Monday.

And if the Cubs still plan to get back int...