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Jed Hoyer: Cubs Discussing Having Kyle Schwarber Be Personal Catcher For 1 Starter

(CBS) In their quest to develop young players, get everyone enough at-bats to stay in rhythm and still be a quality defensive team, the Cubs have discussed the idea of using second-year pro Kyle Schwarber as a personal catcher for one pitcher in the team’s rotation, general manager Jed Hoyer told the Spiegel and Goff Show on Wednesday. 503 more words

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How Much Center Field Will Jason Heyward Play For Cubs? 'A Lot'

(CBS) While the Cubs have a well-rounded roster entering spring training, they also have a handful of questions to answer over the next six or so weeks in Mesa, Arizona. 390 more words

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Baffoe: Let's Imagine How A Jake Arrieta Arbitration Hearing Would Go

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(CBS) 670TheScore.com has obtained a transcript of arbitration proceedings that haven’t yet happened between Cubs ace pitcher Jake Arrieta and representatives of the team’s front office. 1,005 more words

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2016 Cubs Convention: Baseball Management

After the highly successful 2015 season, the Baseball Operations department has been hard at work gearing up for the 2016 campaign. Len Kasper interviews President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein, Executive Vice President/General Manager Jed Hoyer, and Assistant General Managers Randy Bush and Shiraz Rehman about the offseason and what lies ahead in 2016. 725 more words

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Jed Hoyer: Javy Baez Experiment In Outfield Will Get Long Look

(CBS) As it stands now, Jason Heyward will be the Cubs’ primary center fielder when the new season gets underway, but he won’t be the only new face in Chicago’s outfield. 447 more words

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Cubs Still Have Sense Of Urgency At Winter Meetings: 'The Future Does Arrive'

(CBS) A day after trading three-time All-Star infielder Starlin Castro to the Yankees and signing super utilityman Ben Zobrist to a four-year deal, the Cubs aren’t yet done with notable offseason moves, general manager Jed Hoyer said. 477 more words

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