Highlights from Jed Hoyer Talking Cubs on ESPN 1000

As is the case every year before the Convention starts, Jed Hoyer makes the rounds on the radio and fields questions about the Cubs the day the annual fan fest starts. Jed Hoyer spent time the Friday morning before the Convention on 670 The Score and joined David Kaplan and Jesse Rogers later in the […]

Jed Hoyer Talks Cubs on 670 The Score

Jed Hoyer jumped on 670 The Score last Friday morning before the Cubs Convention and talked about his team with Matt Spiegel and Jason Goff (Spiegel & Goff Show). The Cubs continue to have conversations with teams and would be willing to make another move or two this off-season if the front office thinks they […]

Cubs to Continue Javier Baez Experiment in Center Field During Spring Training

One of the goals for Javier Baez in Winter Ball was to get experience in center field. Baez played four games in center for Santurce and received positive reviews for his limited time in the outfield. Jed Hoyer said Friday that Baez will see time in the outfield in Spring Training. Hoyer said on 670 […]

Cubs-Rays Rumors Keep Surfacing

Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer said over the weekend the Cubs were likely done making big moves this off-season. And there was a slim chance a significant trade would be made before Spring Training. The front office is always looking for ways to improve the roster. The Cubs repeated numerous times during the Convention they […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: The Convention, Arrieta Exchanged Numbers and Minor Signings

It was a wild, loud weekend at the 31st Annual Cubs Convention. The three days was chock full of information from the Ricketts family, Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer, Joe Maddon and his coaching staff and minor league updates. The Cubs avoided arbitration with six players Friday, but were unable to agree to terms with Jake […]

Day Two of 2016 Cubs Convention: Baseball Management with Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer

Day Two of the 2016 Cubs Convention continued Saturday morning with the Baseball Management session hosted by Len Kasper. Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer, Randy Bush and Shiraz Rehman spent an hour discussing last year, the upcoming season, the organization and answering questions from a standing room only crowd in the enormous meeting hall. Before introducing […]

Rays Involved in Many Active Trade Conversations, Talks Reportedly Include the Cubs

Ken Rosenthal reported Tuesday that the Rays are “involved in many active trade conversations on both starters and relievers as the free agent pitching market thins out.” Rosenthal pointed out the Rays “line up with teams that need pitchers and can offer hitters” and added that the Cubs and Rockies are among the teams that […]

Cubs Have a Blueprint to Follow for Sustained Success

The Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals have always been connected and will always be compared. The two cities are major hubs in the Midwest and because of it have always been considered rivals. The two teams have played 2241 games against each other with the Cubs earning an 1127-1097 record against them. Most recently, […]

Cubs Weekend Headlines: More Projections, Bigger Expectations in the New Year

With ushering in the New Year, the countdown started for pitchers and catchers reporting to Spring Training. For the Cubs there are 47 days left before camp officially begins on Feb. 19. The Cubs Convention is 12 days away and reports over the last three days indicated the front office is still talking to teams […]

Recapping the Cubs Options for Center Field

As the calendar year came to an end, rumors continued to point to the Cubs talking to several teams as the front office explored ways to acquire pitching, both for the rotation and bullpen. The Cubs have added depth to the roster this winter but many within the game do not think Theo Epstein and […]