Podcast: Jed Hoyer interview on state of the Cubs


Gordon Wittenmyer, live from Mesa, Ariz., sits down with Cubs president Jed Hoyer. The two discuss the state of the Cubs, Hoyer taking over for Theo Epstein, his friend, and being the one that may have to break up the Cubs core in order for the organization to move forward.

Gordon and NBC Sports Chicago's Maddie Lee break down the interview.

(6:44) - Interview with Hoyer begins; What is it like taking over Theo Epstein?

(10:35) - The battle at second base this spring

(15:20) - Pedro Strop being held from camp due to safety violations

(19:50) - Working through player options in a pandemic season

(21:30) - Jed on having to break up the core one day

(26:45) - Are the Cubs still trying to win as many games as possible this year?

(31:25) - Gordon and Maddie break down the interview

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