Late last week, four finalists for the job of Cubs general manager were reported, and I posed the question to you: Which would you choose of these four?

Carlos Rodriguez, Rays vice president of player development and international scouting

Carter Hawkins, Cleveland assistant general manager

James Harris, Cleveland vice president of player development

Jeremy Zoll, Twins assistant general manager

The overwhelming majority of voters in the poll at that link — 88 percent — chose Rodriguez.

Late Wednesday, a report at The Athletic says the Cubs are going in another direction: 


The Chicago Cubs are targeting Carter Hawkins as their new general manager, sources told The Athletic on Wednesday