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Cubs' Closer In 2018? Right Now, Your Guess Is As Good As Jed Hoyer's

(CBS) Your guess may be as good as Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer’s as to who the team’s closer will be in 2018.

“That’s a discussion that’s ongoing,” Hoyer said when asked who the front-runner is on the Spiegel and Parkins Show on Thursday. 272 more words

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Jed Hoyer: Cubs Have To Listen, Make Hard Decisions When Seeking Pitching Help On Trade Market

(CBS) Asked what sits atop the Cubs’ wish list this offseason, general manager Jed Hoyer didn’t hesitate in his response.

“Focusing on our pitching will probably be most of our attention,” Hoyer said on the Spiegel and Parkins Show on 670 The Score on Thursday morning. 266 more words

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Cubs GM Jed Hoyer: 'No Truth Whatsoever' To Jason Heyward Trade Rumors

(CBS) Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer on Thursday morning emphatically shut down trade rumors surrounding outfielder Jason Heyward.

“Those are just the kind of made-up rumors that happen this time of year,” Hoyer said on the Spiegel and Parkins Show on 670 The Score. 332 more words

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Cubs Promote Brandon Hyde To Bench Coach

(CBS) The Cubs have stayed in house to fill the right-hand man role for manager Joe Maddon.

The Cubs have retained Brandon Hyde and promoted him to bench coach, general manager Jed Hoyer said on the Spiegel and Parkins Show on Thursday morning. 166 more words

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Don't cry for the Cubs

The 2017 campaign has ended for the Chicago Cubs with an 11-1 pounding from the World Series bound LA Dodgers. It was an up and down year for the Cubbies, who played their best ball after the All-Star break. 606 more words

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Cubs GM Jed Hoyer Enjoyed Anthony Rizzo's 'Respect Me' Show Of Emotion

(CBS) In the aftermath of his game-winning bloop RBI single in the eighth inning against the Nationals in Game 3 of the National League Division Series on Monday, Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo screamed “respect me!” The roar came after Rizzo had thought Nationals manager Dusty Baker might signal to intentionally walk him with first base open, two outs and the game on the line. 350 more words

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A Hint At Kyle Hendricks, Jose Quintana Starting First 2 Games Of NLDS? Jed Hoyer Calls Recent Form 'Important Factor'

(CBS) As the Cubs continue to debate how to configure their pitching rotation against the Nationals in the National League Division Series, general manager Jed Hoyer acknowledged that recent form is a crucial factor. 311 more words

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