Cubs Talk Podcast: Cubs introduce general manager Carter Hawkins

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Podcast: Cubs introduce new GM Carter Hawkins originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

The Cubs and Jed Hoyer officially introduced Carter Hawkins as the team's new general manager this week, filling Hoyer's former position in the baseball operations department.

Who is Hawkins? Was he the best available candidate? What's next for Hoyer this offseason? David Kaplan, Gordon Wittenmyer and Tim Stebbins discuss the hire and whether Hawkins will be a major piece in making another championship Cubs roster.

(2:20) - First impressions of Carter Hawkins

(7:20) - Will Hawkins help fix the Cubs' issues in drafting and development?

(15:00) - Did Jed Hoyer conduct a diverse interviewing process?

(21:50) - Now that the GM is hired, what's next for Hoyer?

(26:00) - Biggest need for the Cubs this offseason

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