Paul Sullivan: Jed Hoyer has an unenviable task to fill Theo Epstein's shoes without Cubs' usual resources

CHICAGO — When introduced as Chicago Cubs president 14 years ago at Wrigley Field, John McDonough said his “singular” goal was to win the World Series.“Not win the wild card or win the division or win the pennant,” he said. “It’s time to win. It’s time to win the World Series. It’s time to reward these tens of millions of fans who have waited for a long time.”In case he hadn’t made himself perfectly clear, McDonough repeated his mantra eight more times during his 11-minute news conference, quickly separating himself from the corporate-speak philosophizing of predecessor Andy MacPhail.Despite a…

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