Cubs Owner Tom Ricketts Continues To Back GM Jim Hendry Despite Failings

April 2, 2010 by  

As regular readers of my stuff know, I am not a backer of Jim Hendry. In fact, I think he is one of the worst GMs in baseball.

Sure, his teams have enjoyed more success than some other Cubs general managers of recent vintage—but I think an increased payroll may have something to do with that.

Plus, it is not exactly a challenging baseline that has been established.

Look at this $140 million team full of bloated, untradeable contracts, and draw your own conclusions.

Plus, Hendry has had an unimpressive run as the club's farm director.

But what is even more of a concern is new owner Tom Rickett's continued insistence that Hendry is the man to help lead the Cubs going forward.

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