Jason McLeod

Hitting coach John Mallee, right. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Levine: New Hitting Coach John Mallee Always Wanted To Be A Cub

“I wanted to be close to home,” Mallee says.

CBS Chicago–10/10/2014

Jason Hammel. (Getty Images)

Levine: Cubs, White Sox Could Battle For Same Free Agent Pitchers

What pitchers are the Chicago teams looking at after the big three names?

CBS Chicago–10/07/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs Move Advanced Class-A Team To Eugene

It’s the second affiliate move in as many days for the Cubs.

CBS Chicago–09/19/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Cubs’ Single-A Team Leaves Kane County, Moves To South Bend

The new contract runs through 2018.

CBS Chicago–09/18/2014

Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Report: Cubs’ McLeod Withdraws As Padres GM Candidate

“I just really believe in the vision and direction” in Chicago, Jason McLeod says.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2014

Cubs Uniform Logo. (Credit: Getty)

Levine: Cubs’ McLeod To Interview For Padres’ GM Post

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.

06/28/2014

Tom Ricketts and Theo Epstein. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs, Double-A Smokies Agree To 4-Year Extension

The Tennessee Smokies will remain a Cubs affiliate through 2018.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

Cubs third baseman prospect Kris Bryant. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Shepkowski: History Says There’s More Than One Way To Handle Kris Bryant

Triple-A has worked wonders for some big prospects, but others prosper straight from Double-A.

CBS Chicago–06/11/2014

Cubs president Theo Epstein. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Emma: With Slugging Catcher Schwarber, Cubs Wisely Take Talent Over Need

The Cubs’ baseball brass knew all along it would end up with Kyle Schwarber, the 21-year-old slugging catcher from Indiana University.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2014

White Sox general manager Rick Hahn. (David Banks/Getty Images)

Levine: White Sox, Cubs Go College Route In 1st Round

Carlos Rodon and Kyle Schwarber could ascend to the big leagues rapidly.

CBS Chicago–06/05/2014

Theo Epstein. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Finfer: For Cubs, Draft More Important Than Any Game

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.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012

Jed Hoyer, Dale Sveum and Theo Epstein are working to change the culture of the Chicago Cubs.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: Why Can’t MLB Teams Trade Draft Picks?

Unlike in the NFL, NBA and NHL, Major League Baseball doesn’t allow its teams to trade their draft choices.

670 The Score–05/30/2012

Joe Mather. (Photo by Thomas B. Shea/Getty Images)

Bernstein: It’s Ok That The Cubs Are Really Bad

Consuming Cubs baseball is simply unhealthy right now, if it matters to you.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2012

Jed Hoyer.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Gammons: Cubs New Front Office Can ‘Strike Gold’

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.

670 The Score–04/06/2012

Theo Epstein meets the media as Chairman Tom Ricketts looks on. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Transcript Of Cubs Conference Call

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.

670 The Score–11/11/2011

Bench coach Pete Mackanin and manager Charlie Manuel of the Philadelphia Phillies. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Cubs Put Mackanin ‘Through The Grinder’

After his interview with Theo Epstein and Co., Phillies bench coach Pete Mackanin took a breath of fresh air.

CBS Chicago–11/04/2011

Theo Epstein. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Cubs Employ Unconventional Interview Process

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.

11/04/2011

Pitcher Carlos Zambrano of the Chicago Cubs reacts after throwing a pitch that got him ejected from the game against the Atlanta Braves at Turner Field on August 12, 2011 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Zambrano’s Future Uncertain, Ramirez All But Gone

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.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

Jed Hoyer (Photo  by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Hoyer, McLeod To Focus On Player Development

One week after introducing Theo Epstein as president of baseball operations, Chicago reunited him with his friends from Boston.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

Theo Epstein meets the media as Chairman Tom Ricketts looks on. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Schuster: The Cubs Front Office Sure Looks And Sounds Impressive

One lesson my dad taught me at a young age was not to get over impressed by looks, but it’s hard not to be impressed by the Cubs new front office.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011

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