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Jed Hoyer says the Chicago Cubs will stick to their plan within an aggressive free-agent market: ‘You always have to run your own race'

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

The first free-agent shortstop is off the board.
Trea Turner is returning to the East Coast after he agreed to an 11-year, $300 million deal Monday with the Philadelphia Phillies. Less than a month after free agency started, major-league teams already have combined to commit more than $1 billion to players.
The Chicago Cubs are not yet among those spenders. They want to avoid overreacting or erroneously course-correcting to initial free-agency moves.
“You always have to run your own race,” president of baseball operations Jed Hoyer said Monday at the winter meetings. “I learned pretty...
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