COVID-19 uncertainties — and ‘different perspectives’ on getting the vaccine — pose a daily challenge for Cubs

MILWAUKEE — When Theo Epstein resigned as Chicago Cubs president in October, Jed Hoyer inherited the job and some of the same issues his longtime friend and mentor had to deal with the last couple of years. Superstars who aren’t hitting. Fans upset over another slow start. And a pandemic that makes every day a potential crisis. Forget about OPS, UZR, wRC+ and other analytics. “Twice-daily testing has become the stats I’m looking at right now,” Hoyer said Wednesday in a pregame conference call from the Cubs clubhouse. “That’s not what you want to be doing. Last year obviously we were able to av…

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