Mon, 07 Oct 2013 18:28:50 -0700
Chicago Cubs team president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer met with Manny Acta Monday, Oct. 7, about the team's managerial vacancy. New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi is believed to be at the top of the team's wish list, and they will wait to see what he does before finalizing their plan.
Fri, 07 Dec 2012 00:03:40 -0800
Chicago Cubs CL Carlos Marmol feels like he is not wanted, according to team sources, because the club went out and signed CL Kyuji Fujikawa. "Just to clarify, Marmol is going to be our closer," general manager Jed Hoyer said, although speculation remains he could still be traded.
Fri, 30 Nov 2012 19:30:26 -0800
Chicago Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer indicated Friday, Nov. 30, that pitching is an area of need heading into the winter meetings next week in Nashville. "We still look at it as an area of need," Hoyer said. "Organizationally we need a lot of depth. We'll be active trying to find bullpen help at the meetings, for sure, and after."
Thu, 27 Sep 2012 23:07:29 -0700
The Chicago Cubs have some need at third base and in the bullpen entering the 2012-13 offseason, but the overwhelming need is in the rotation, where only SP Jeff Samardzija and, presumably, SP Matt Garza are assured of returning. "We're obviously going to be active in the free-agent market. I don't think there's any question about that,'' general manager Jed Hoyer said. The front office has meetings planned with manager Dale Sveum, coaches and players over the next week and into the days immediately following the season.
Tue, 01 Nov 2011 14:13:49 -0700
Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said the team expects to have a decision on the fate of manager Mike Quade soon. Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer met with Quade last week.
Thu, 27 Oct 2011 09:08:51 -0700
San Diego Padres general manager Jed Hoyer and assistant general manager Jason McLeod have left San Diego to work for the Chicago Cubs. Hoyer will be the general manager under president of baseball operations Theo Epstein, while McLeod will be the head of scouting and player development. Josh Byrnes will become the new GM in San Diego.
Fri, 21 Oct 2011 21:31:39 -0700
The San Diego Padres have pre-agreed a list of Chicago Cubs players to choose from as compensation for Jed Hoyer, who will become the team's general manager. No other employee of the Padres will be taken by the Cubs.
Fri, 21 Oct 2011 08:58:46 -0700
Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig hinted that he may step into the compensation negotiations between the Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox involving general manager Theo Epstein. A deal is apparently close to being finalized Friday, Oct. 21, but if it lingers, Selig may step in to help mediate the impasse.
San Diego Padres general manager Jed Hoyer will be joining Epstein in Chicago as the general manager. Epstein originally asked new Padres GM Josh Byrnes to come over to Chicago, but Byrnes declined the opportunity. Padres assistant general manager Jason McLeod will also be heading to Chicago when the deal is done.
Thu, 20 Oct 2011 12:27:43 -0700
The Chicago Cubs will officially be acquiring San Diego Padres general manager Jed Hoyer as their new general manager under Theo Epstein. Josh Byrnes will become the new GM for the San Diego Padres.
Thu, 20 Oct 2011 08:53:32 -0700
The Boston Red Sox proposed that the Chicago Cubs take SP John Lackey's contract as part of the compensation for general manager Theo Epstein's move to Chicago. Lackey has three years remaining on his five-year, $82.5 million pact. However, the expected compensation will involve Cubs' minor leaguers, although not OF Brett Jackson, P Trey McNutt or P Matt Szczur. Cash will not be part of the swap.
While the San Diego Padres have not confirmed the report, general manager Jed Hoyer is expected to be hired as the Cubs' next general manager under Theo Epstein. There will be no compensation for Hoyer, according to sources. Padres vice president of baseball operations Josh Byrnes will become the new GM in San Diego.