FILE - In this July 26, 2008 file photo, Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella, left, argues with third base umpire Brian Gorman, right, after first base umpire Rob Drake ejected Piniella during the ninth inning of their baseball game against the Florida Marlins at Wrigley Field in Chicago. With baseball's expanded replay rule this season, those colorful, saliva-trading tirades Bobby Cox and Lou Piniella made famous could very well be replaced by far more civilized behavior. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
FILE - In this June 2, 2007, file photo, Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella, center, kicks his cap as he argues with third base umpire Mark Wegner, left, and home plate umpire Bruce Froemming watches during the eighth inning of a baseball game against Atlanta Braves in Chicago. Major League Baseball announced Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014, that owners, players and umpires have approved a new instant replay system to review close calls. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)
In this Thursday, June 17, 2010, file photo, Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella stands during the national anthem before an interleague baseball game against the Oakland Athletics at Wrigley Field in Chicago. The longtime skipper told The Associated Press on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011, he has agreed to a one-year contract with the San Francisco Giants to work as a special assistant for the World Series champions. Sweet Lou will report to general manager Brian Sabean. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Baseball managers Joe Torre , left, Lou Piniella, second from left, and Cito Gaston, right, join baseball commissioner Bud Selig at the Major League Baseball Winter Meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010. (AP Photo/Roberto Gonzalez)
ASSOCIATED PRESS Chicago Cubs manager Lou Piniella waves to the crowd as he walks to the dugout before the start of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Sunday, Aug. 22, 2010, in Chicago. Piniella says he is retiring after the game so he can spend more time with his family. The 66-year-old manager made the announcement in a release handed out by the team before the game.
Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts ponders a question about manager Lou Piniella, who announced that he will retire from coaching at the end of this season, during a baseball news conference at Wrigley Field on Tuesday, July 20, 2010, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)