Chicago Cubs Fire Jim Hendry: 5 Moves He Got Right

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Chicago Cubs Fire Jim Hendry: 5 Moves He Got Right
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After serving the Chicago Cubs organization for nearly two decades, GM Jim Hendry was relieved of his duties today by owner Tom Ricketts.

Wait...do you hear that?

Shhh.

Yup, that's applause coming from offices, bars, restaurants, nursing homes and living rooms across the windy city.

Cubs fans finally have something to cheer about.

But before you kick Hendry in the ass on the way out the door, realize this: Hendry was fired almost a month ago. Yet he stayed on, at the behest of Ricketts, in order to make sure the Cubs could sign all of their draft picks.

He deserves some credit for that.

As my B/R colleague Doug Mead pointed out, Hendry's time in Chicago has been one littered with questionable and ill-advised decisions.

But surely all of Hendry's decisions were not the wrong decision, were they?

Of course not.

After the jump, here are five moves made by Hendry that worked out for the Cubs.

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