What Jed Hoyer says about Cubs’ competitive timeline originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago. Those are questions shared by fans and media members for the last 10 months in the aftermath of the Cubs trading away most of their All-Star core. But whether you’re ready to put a timetable...
Jed Hoyer Speaks: Contreras Extension, Trade Deadline, Timeline for Contention, Davis, Morel, Killian, More
Cubs President of Baseball Operations Jed Hoyer wants us to be realistic: “It’s important to always be tethered to reality,” Hoyer said via 670 The Score. “I think one of the things in this game that’s super important is understanding where you are competitively, where you project. Hope isn’t a business model. You have to be tethered to numbers and know, ‘OK, this is the quality of our team right now. If we spend money on these players, this is where we’ll be.’
Earlier this year, a national report indicated that the Chicago Cubs’ pursuit of shortstop Carlos Correa was quite serious over the offseason. The report indicated that the Cubs had made a “huge” offer to Correa, but a deal wasn’t ultimately worked out because of “representation issues.”
Cubs president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer stressed the importance of staying in tune with reality in measuring his team’s competitive window.
The Cubs’ pursuit of star shortstop Carlos Correa in free agency this past offseason was in no way affected by Correa switching representation, president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer said Wednesday in refuting a previous report from MLB Network.
Jed Hoyer Thinks There Could Be a Lot of Transactions Around Baseball Before Monday’s Roster Deadline
Earlier this week, I saw an article about the looming New York Mets roster crunch, which got me thinking more broadly about what’s coming next week for all teams, including the Cubs. Ignoring the specifics of the report for the moment (unless you REALLY want to dig deep on...
Blackhawks' hiring Greenberg 'significant' loss for Cubs originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago. The last time the Cubs lost an assistant general manager to another team, the Giants wound up with the best record in the majors in Scott Harris’ second year as San Francisco’s general manager, under Farhan Zaidi.
Hoyer: MLB 'not out of the woods' of COVID-19 impact originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago. A week or so into the season, and the only thing we know for sure is that a lot of players still refuse to get vaccinated for COVID-19, and the pandemic is still impacting the game into a third season.
Jed Hoyer Speaks: Suzuki’s Start, “Tricking” Him on Chicago Weather, Pitching Emergence, Arrieta, More
Chicago Cubs President of Baseball Operations Jed Hoyer spoke on a range of topics this week, and, since we haven’t heard from him in a minute, I thought it worth rounding up. You can see more of his comments here, here, here, here, and here, among other places. Among...