Lester’s relationship with Cubs front office members won’t be the deciding factor, Jed Hoyer says.
“I wanted to be close to home,” Mallee says.
What pitchers are the Chicago teams looking at after the big three names?
It’s the second affiliate move in as many days for the Cubs.
The new contract runs through 2018.
“I just really believe in the vision and direction” in Chicago, Jason McLeod says.
Sources confirm that vice president of scouting and player development Jason McLeod will interview next week for the vacant general manager position with the San Diego Padres.
The Tennessee Smokies will remain a Cubs affiliate through 2018.
Triple-A has worked wonders for some big prospects, but others prosper straight from Double-A.
The Cubs’ baseball brass knew all along it would end up with Kyle Schwarber, the 21-year-old slugging catcher from Indiana University.
Carlos Rodon and Kyle Schwarber could ascend to the big leagues rapidly.
This is the most important week of the year for the Cubs. It will likely determine how Theo Epstein’s first season as the team president is remembered.
Unlike in the NFL, NBA and NHL, Major League Baseball doesn’t allow its teams to trade their draft choices.
Consuming Cubs baseball is simply unhealthy right now, if it matters to you.
With Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod in charge, the trio is working to build the Cubs into a contender through the draft and through player development.
As the Cubs continue to completely overhaul their entire organization, new President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein, GM Jed Hoyer, and Scouting/Player Development Chief Jason McLeod had a conference call with season ticket holders Thursday night.
After his interview with Theo Epstein and Co., Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin took a breath of fresh air.
When Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin sits down in front of the Cubs brass for the first interview in the managerial search, his interview will likely be unlike any he’s ever had.
Now that the new regime of Theo Epstein, Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod have officially taken over the halls of Wrigley Field, it’s time to get down to work.
One week after introducing Theo Epstein as president of baseball operations, Chicago reunited him with his friends from Boston.