Cubs release 5-time Gold Glove outfielder HeywardNovember 14, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs released Jason Heyward on Monday, cutting ties with a five-time Gold Glove outfielder who never produced at the plate the way they hoped.
President of Baseball Operations Jed Hoyer said in August that Heyward would not return to the Cubs next year.
Cubs’ Hoyer planning more ‘intelligent spending’ this winterOctober 10, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Jed Hoyer was encouraged by how the Chicago Cubs finished the year.
What that means going forward, well, that remains to be seen.
Speaking for the first time since Chicago completed its second straight losing season, Hoyer talked Monday about building on the team's 40-31 finish.
Heyward plans to keep on playing, even if not with CubsSeptember 29, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Heyward plans to play next season, even if it won’t be with the Chicago Cubs.
Heyward hasn't been in a game since June 24 because of right knee inflammation. The 33-year-old outfielder hit .204 with one home run and 10 RBIs in 137 at-bats, and he has one season left in a $184 million, eight-year contract, a deal with a $22 million salary next season.
Cubs to cut OF Jason Heyward after the seasonAugust 9, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs will cut ties with right fielder Jason Heyward after this season, ending one of baseball's most expensive and unproductive free-agent signings with a year left on his contract.
Contreras, Happ stay with Cubs after deadline passesAugust 3, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras' goodbye turned out to be a bit premature.
The Chicago Cubs are keeping their catcher — along with Ian Happ — at least for now after Tuesday's trade deadline passed with no deal for the three-time All-Star.
Chicago Cubs trying to contend while looking to futureMarch 30, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — The offseason overhaul for the Chicago Cubs included Seiya Suzuki, Marcus Stroman, Wade Miley and Andrelton Simmons.
It did not include Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and Javier Báez.
AP source: Cubs, Seiya Suzuki agree to $85M, 5-year dealMarch 16, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs showed they're serious about competing again after selling off their stars last year, agreeing to a contract with Japanese outfielder Seiya Suzuki.
Suzuki agreed to an $85 million, five-year deal, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
Cubs’ Hoyer says team wants to ‘add a lot more players’March 14, 2022 GMT
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — While David Ross works with the Chicago Cubs during spring training, Jed Hoyer is looking to add more players to the mix for his manager.
Hoyer and new general manager Carter Hawkins are still working the phones as the team begins spring training.
Cubs manager David Ross gets extension through 2024March 11, 2022 GMT
MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager David Ross and the team agreed Friday to a contract extension through the 2024 season that includes a club option for 2025.
In the two years since he was hired to replace Joe Maddon, Ross is 105-117 with one playoff appearance.
Cubs announce new title for Dorey in front-office shakeupJanuary 25, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs announced Tuesday that Matt Dorey is taking on the role of vice president of player personnel.
Dorey's new title is part of a flurry of changes in Chicago's front office since Carter Hawkins was hired as general manager in October.
Quiet GM meetings end without hint of CBA resolutionNovember 11, 2021 GMT
CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — A looming lockout at the expiration of baseball's collective bargaining agreement Dec. 1 didn't change much at the general manager's meetings this week.
“I’m not part of the negotiating team, so I mean, business as usual for us,” Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said.
Cubs hire Astros exec Bokhari as assistant general managerOctober 25, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs continued to reshape their front office on Monday, hiring Houston Astros executive Ehsan Bokhari as assistant general manager.
The move comes a week and a half after the Cubs hired Carter Hawkins from Cleveland's front office as general manager to work under president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer.
Carter Hawkins joins Chicago Cubs as new general managerOctober 18, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Carter Hawkins was part of Cleveland's front office when the Indians lost to the Chicago Cubs in the 2016 World Series. He vividly remembers being on the team bus for the trip to the airport after Game 5.
For Hoyer, pitching tops to-do list as Cubs try to regroupOctober 6, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Watching Kyle Schwarber launch another long home run against Gerrit Cole in a wild-card game brought back memories of the slugger's drive to Allegheny River in 2015 for Cubs president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer.
LEADING OFF: Dodgers’ Urías faces Giants, Cubs COVID woesSeptember 4, 2021 GMT
A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday:
Cubs manager Ross positive for virus, Chicago tops PiratesSeptember 3, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — After he was ejected, Chicago Cubs bench coach Andy Green contemplated how he might pass along his fine to manager David Ross or president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer.
“It'll probably fall to me though, truth be told,” a grinning Green said.
Cubs’ Ross, Hoyer test positive for COVID-19; Green ejectedSeptember 3, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs manager David Ross and president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer have tested positive for COVID-19.
A spokesman for the team said Ross and Hoyer are feeling fine in isolation.
Cubs release former ace Arrieta after rough return to teamAugust 13, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Arrieta won a Cy Young Award and helped the Chicago Cubs capture a drought-busting World Series championship in his first stint with the club. His second go-round was nowhere near as successful.
Hoyer disappointed with Cubs’ COVID-19 vaccination rateMay 20, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs executive Jed Hoyer is disappointed with the team's COVID-19 vaccination rate, and he isn't sure if it will ever reach Major League Baseball's threshold for relaxing some of its coronavirus protocols.
Cubs’ Hoyer: Wrigley Field must be place for women to thriveFebruary 8, 2021 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — The Cubs might conduct more thorough background checks when deciding hires in the wake of sexual harassment accusations against former director of pro scouting Jared Porter...
Hoyer insists Cubs plan to compete after dealing DarvishDecember 30, 2020 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Jed Hoyer insists this time won't be like 2011 for the Chicago Cubs.
The team's new president of baseball operations said Wednesday that Chicago plans to retool rather than bring out the wrecking ball the way it did nine years ago...
New Cubs prez Hoyer’s goal: Retool team but stay competitiveNovember 23, 2020 GMT
While the window is just opening on Jed Hoyer's time as the Chicago Cubs' president of baseball operations, it's closing on the Cubs' championship-winning core...
Theo Epstein steps down after 9 seasons leading CubsNovember 17, 2020 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Listening in on fans' conversations during his walks home from Wrigley Field, Theo Epstein could sense their excitement as the Chicago Cubs set themselves up to capture that long-awaited World Series championship...
Wisch List: The future of the Cubs’ rotation is a big ‘Q’August 19, 2018 GMT
When it comes to brilliant baseball trades, the Cubs have pulled off more than their fair share in recent years.
Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer turned Scott Feldman into Jake Arrieta and Pedro Strop.