Tag Archives: Jed Hoyer

Cubs Should Give Dale Sveum an Extenision, Not a Pink Slip
July 17, 2013

by Kent Sterling Rick Telander wrote in the Chicago Sun-Times that Chicago Cubs manager Dale Sveum has no chance to continue in that position following the expiration of his contract after the 2014 season, and he’s probably right.  That’s a shame. Click here to follow Kent on Twitter Sveum hasn’t won, but if John McGraw, […]

Chicago Cubs Trade Scott Hairston – Rudderless Circling Continues
July 8, 2013

by Kent Sterling Maybe I have seen this kind of idiocy for too long to see the trade of platoon outfielder Scott Hairston as nothing but the continuation run of directionless talent acquisition and dispersal by a franchise that needs to be focused on the distant future. Click here to follow Kent on Twitter Hairston […]

Cubs Trade Feldman, Clevenger, and Marmol for Guys and Bonus Pool Cash
July 2, 2013

by Kent Sterling This is the kind of writing that makes my brain ache.  The Cubs traded some guys, including Scott Feldman, Steve Clevenger, and Carlos Marmol to a variety of team for a few other guys, plus some very important International Bonus Pool allotments that total in the neighborhood of $1 million. You see, […]

Chicago Cubs – Edwin Jackson Typifies Why Cubs Continue to Lose
May 7, 2013

by Kent Sterling The Cubs were in trouble.  President of baseball ops Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer looked at their roster, and had no idea where the Cubs would find a workhorse to eat innings.  Matt Garza couldn’t be counted on because of his elbow, and free agent acquisition Scott Baker was still […]

Three Weeks into the 2013 Season, Chicago Cubs Are in Deep Trouble
April 23, 2013

by Kent Sterling There is only so much a man can take.  Dale Sveum is the manager of the Chicago Cubs, but he’s a competitive human being first.  He’s tired of losing. Sveum vented last night before the Cubs blew another save – this one in the 13th inning – to lose to the Cincinnati […]

Opening Day for the Cubs – Bad News for Baseball’s Most Moronic Fans
March 31, 2013

by Kent Sterling There is no punchline worthy of the beginning of baseball’s best joke – How stupid are Cubs fans? Scores of sentimental dork sportswriters romanticize this ridiculous bunch.  Rick Morrissey of the Chicago Sun-Times extolled the virtue of the 2.88 million who poured through the turnstyles to watch one of the worst teams […]