Cubs GM Hendry understands the frustration
By Bruce Miles
For a guy allegedly on the hottest of hot seats in Chicago, Cubs general manager Jim Hendry was acting like one pretty cool cat Monday.
Hendry: Owners are willing to spend
GM denies rumors that Ricketts family finances stand in way of signing free agents
By Paul Sullivan Tribune reporter
5:30 p.m. CDT, June 13, 2011
Cubs general manager Jim Hendry met with the media before Monday’s game and addressed several topics, including a report that the Cubs’ wont be able to spend on free agents the next few years because of their debt load. “That’s not true at all,” he said. “I had a lot of meetings with (Chairman Tom Ricketts) in the offseason.
Cubs, Dempster moving forward
After tough road trip, team starts homestand with 1-0 victory over first-place Brewers
By Paul Sullivan, Tribune reporter
10:37 p.m. CDT, June 13, 2011
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Jeff Samardzija gets win as Cubs beat Brewers
By Gordon Wittenmyer Sun-Times Media June 13, 2011 11:10PM
CHICAGO — Injuries have taken a toll on the Cubs, but the team’s woeful position after two months is ‘‘frustrating’’ to management, general manager Jim Hendry said Monday.
He also said he understands why he is coming under fire from fans.