Jed Hoyer Talks Veteran Catching Options, Bryzzo Struggles, Racist IG Messages, Addison Russell’s Compliance and ‘Conditional’ Return


Fresh off their first sweep of the season and heading back to Chicago, things look pretty good for the Cubs on the surface. There’s a lot of stuff burbling, though, and Jed Hoyer joined Mully & Haugh on 670 The Score Thursday morning to discuss all of it.

Descalso’s impact

No one was setting off fireworks when the Cubs made Daniel Descalso their biggest offseason addition, but he’s proven them right so far. Basically a stunt double for Ben Zobrist, DD has been a standout in the lineup and has done nothing to tarnish his legacy as one of best clutch hitters in the history of the game.

In fact, at least one person thinks Descalso will make the kind of impression normally reserved for Hall of Fame-level players.

“He’s a pro,” Hoyer said. “He’s a guy that plays the game the right way, is really clear-headed…I feel like he’s a guy that we’re gonna be talking about in the game for…



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