Tag Archives: Jed Hoyer

Chicago Cubs – Preparations for a Dismal 2014 Well Under Way
December 17, 2013

by Kent Sterling Through the first 10 weeks of the postseason, the Chicago Cubs have made exactly no strides toward an improved roster for the 2014 campaign. Below is the complete list of transactions as reported by Major League Baseball.  New blood on their way to Chicago include LHP Wesley Wright, catcher George Kottaras, OF […]

Advice for Chicago Cubs Managerial Candidate Dave Martinez – Refuse the Job
October 17, 2013

by Kent Sterling Someone is going to accept the position as manager of the Chicago Cubs because team president Theo Epstein is going to offer enough money to make it difficult to refuse, but that person should know walking through the door that a promising career as a big league manager will end two years […]

Joe Girardi to Yankees for Four More Years; Cubs Continue Search for Sap
October 9, 2013

by Kent Sterling Anyone surprised that Joe Girardi decided to stick with the New York Yankees is a moron.  The only hope the Cubs of had of landing the only decent manager with any interest in the job had was that the Yankees would be so dissatisfied with an 85-win season that they might tell […]

Chicago Cubs – Why Joe Girardi Is Not Coming to Chicago
October 8, 2013

by Kent Sterling Can you imagine a world where a manager like Joe Girardi given a choice between managing the New York Yankees and the Chicago Cubs?  He can’t either. The delusions of mediocrity that invade the consciousness of Cubs fans every once in awhile, and visions of Girardi in Cubbie blue have provided the […]

As Chicago Cubs Continue Dealing Vets, They Fail in Developing Young Core
August 22, 2013

by Kent Sterling There is some bad mojo going on at Wrigley Field.  Fans and media claim that team president Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer are pressing all the right buttons in trading veterans for farm system bulk, and that the youngsters left behind are being tutored to play better at the major league level. […]

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 […]