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JED HOYER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cubs weigh position changes for Javier Baez and Kris Bryant

With a straight face, Jed Hoyer said it’s important to focus on what’s up here at Wrigley Field right now — a last-place team flirting with a 100-loss pace. But the Cubs general manager did make a larger point about the obsession with Triple-A/Double-A kids. “It’s fun to look at the box scores in Iowa and Tennessee,” Hoyer said before Tuesday’s 6-0 win over the San...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  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...
Via World Series Dreaming
18 days ago  |  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...
Via NESN.com
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Cubs GM Hoyer says trade talk is ‘nonexistent’ (for now)

Cubs GM Jed Hoyer used one word to describe trade talks: “Nonexistent.” (For now.) The Cubs won’t change direction after beating Adam Wainwright and the St. Louis Cardinals. But at least Friday’s 6-5 victory at Wrigley Field will give them two chances this weekend to finally win their first series this season. The Cubs have gotten bounce-back performances from core players...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jed Hoyer during SABR GM panel

Jed Hoyer had some interesting things to say during the GM panel at SABR. ON THE ROLE OF SCOUTS Hoyer: "The scouts they know that I have an analytical bent, and that my bosses have that. The worst thing you can do is change their mindset. You're hiring them for their eyes and their instincts, and you want them to go out and scout. You want to take their report and combine...
Via Obstructed View OLD
March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Jed Hoyer Rebuilds The Padres System and Other Lies

You may have heard, but the Padres have a pretty good minor league system. In all seriousness, the Padres minor league system is one of the best, and most certainly one of the deepest, in all of baseball. Usually, in the same articles praising the Padres current organizational success, recently-departed Jed Hoyer is credited with building strong a system and almost as frequently...
Via Friarhood
January 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Cubs officially introduce GM Hoyer

The Chicago Cubs officially introduced Jed Hoyer as their new general manager on Tuesday. Hoyer resigned as the San Diego Padres general manager on Oct. 26 in order to accept the same position with the Cubs. Joining the 37-year-old Hoyer was Jason McLeod, who left San Diego to join Chicago as the team's vice president of scouting and player development."From my first conversation...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Cubs introduce Hoyer as GM

Jed Hoyer was introduced as the Chicago Cubs new general manager, joining Theo Epstein in a partnership that they hope can bring a World Series championship to a team without one since 1908. Hoyer left the San Diego Padres after two years as their GM. Also coming to the Cubs from the Padres was assistant GM Jason McLeod, who also worked with Hoyer and Epstein in Boston where they...
Via AP on Fox
November 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod Press Conference

I believe the press conference is scheduled for 3pm CST, maybe EST...so soon. You can allegedly watch a live stream at CSN Chicago. In the meantime, read up on the new scouting director with this very well done Q&A. The rumor mill is rather quiet at the moment, last bit of "news" was that Theo and Jed (sounds like a sitcom title) met with Q-Ball for 7 hours last week...
Via Cub Reporter
November 01, 2011  |  Discuss

Did Hoyer Turn His Back On Padres?

Weeks of rumor finally came to fruition last week when Theo Epstein officially agreed to join the Chicago Cubs as President of Baseball Operations. Unfortunately for the Padres, Epstein managed to convince Padres GM Jed Hoyer, and his assistant in San Diego, Jason McLeod, to join him in the windy city. Owner Jeff Moorad quickly moved to replace Hoyer with Josh Byrnes, his former...
Via Friarhood
October 30, 2011  |  Discuss
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