Archive for November, 2011

The Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod Welcome Press Conference

The Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod Welcome Press Conference

The Chicago Cubs will introduce new General Manager Jed Hoyer and new Senior Vice President of Scouting and Player Development Jason McLeod at a press conference at 3pm. Live updating of quotes, reactions, commentary, etc. here.

by November 1, 2011 Chicago Cubs News
Sad Trombone: Neither Aramis Ramirez Nor Carlos Pena Qualify as Type A Free Agents

Sad Trombone: Neither Aramis Ramirez Nor Carlos Pena Qualify as Type A Free Agents

The Cubs could get a draft pick for each player if the Cubs offer arbitration and the players leave, but the Cubs missed out on two picks for Ramirez by the slightest of margins.


Lukewarm Stove: Various Rumors and News from Around MLB

Lukewarm Stove: Various Rumors and News from Around MLB

Bits on CC Sabathia, Paul Maholm, Jose Reyes, Derek Lowe, Fausto Carmona, and Grady Sizemore.

Epstein and Hoyer Met with Mike Quade for Seven(!) Hours and Other Bullets

Epstein and Hoyer Met with Mike Quade for Seven(!) Hours and Other Bullets

That’s a long time to say “you’re fired.” Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod are introduced today, the Epstein compensation deadline is today, the Cubs’ front office is growing, and Carlos Zambrano is filming.

by November 1, 2011 Chicago Cubs News