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5 Burning Questions for the Chicago Cubs offseason

You’ve got questions, I’ve got…well, I don’t really have all the answers. For Chicago Cubs fans, the answers will come from Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer. Coming off a 97-win season and trip to the NLCS, there are still a lot of questions to address as the Chicago Cubs look to take the next step […]
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Cubs looking to play ball in free agency this offseason

The Chicago Cubs successful season fell just short after a four-game sweep by the New York Mets in the National League Championship Series. But after a 97-win season, Cubs President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein will keep his front office busy this offseason.With a solid, young lineup, the Cubs will likely focus on adding pitching this offseason with big-name free agents available...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Future Power Rankings (ESPN)

Cubs in a landslide.  The Cubs arrived a year earlier than expected, and they're not going away any time soon. This offseason they'll put the finishing touches on what should be a championship-caliber club in 2016. Team president Epstein and GM Jed Hoyer are committed to building a strong rotation after Arrieta and Jon Lester this offseason to improve their playoff chances...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Joe Maddon's shtick grow old in Chicago?

Joe Maddon’s feet are about to be held to the fire for the first time in his managerial career. Maddon, who was introduced as the new manager of the Chicago Cubs on Monday, is a long way from St. Petersburg, where the use of merengue bands and penguins to lighten the clubhouse mood is a cute touch. The skipper is tasked with achieving success in a place long known for its playoff...
November 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Deadline Dealers: Cubs Players Likely to be Traded

Cubs General Manager Jed Hoyer and President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein have made no secret of the fact that they are not playing to win this year. Now with the current regime in their 3rd year atop the Cubs brain-trust, Cubs fans are finally starting to see some of the fruits of the labor. We’re hearing stories about Kris Bryant dominating every level of baseball he...
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July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Manny Ramirez Impressing Cubs Organization In Minor League Coach Role

Jed Hoyer, the executive vice president and general manager of the Chicago Cubs, joined NESN’s “Red Sox Gameday Live” with Tom Caron and talked about Manny Ramirez’s impact on the Cubs’ minor leaguers in his new role as player-coach. From what Hoyer says, it’s clear that Manny is a changed man and is doing a fantastic job dispensing his vast hitting knowledge to Cubs...
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Jed Hoyer: Not a certainty Jeff Samardzija will be dealt

For better or for worse, Chicago Cubs GM Jed Hoyer says that there's no certainty Jeff Samardzija will be traded, according to Jesse Rogers.By mjl816 Wikimedia CommonsThe 29 year old ace will be a free agent following the 2015 season."Samardzija wants to be paid lik ean ace -- in the neighborhood of a $100 million deal -- but the Cubs won't budge," Rogers says. "The Toronto Blue...
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May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs Rumors: Chicago not currently discussing trades

In year three of their overhaul of the entire Cubs organization, team president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer have rebuilt the farm system so that it’s widely regarded as one of baseball’s best. At the big league level, they’ve cleared the salaries of the high-priced players that were left over from the previous regime and are expected to have a bright future when...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Another Night Time Pow-Wow with Dave Kaplan

I couldn’t watch Breaking Bad while the kid was still up, so I decided to catch up on old MacGyver episodes instead.  While I was busy with Netflix, apparently Dave Kaplan had Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer on his radio show.  I caught some of it on Twitter but without the proper context, we’re limited to the 140 character snippets for now.   Jed Hoyer on @davidkaplanshow...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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