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BOSTON (AP) - Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein is likely to join the Chicago Cubs within the next 48 hours, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Tuesday night.The person spoke on condition of anonymity because no announcement had been made.The Cubs fired general manager ...
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The Chicago Cubs are close to landing Theo Epstein according to baseball sources close to Steve Buckley of the Boston Herald. Buckley says that it is believed the position he would occupy in Chicago would include powers greater than he currently has in Boston.
An announcement is expected in the next 24 hours. If Epstein leaves Boston, the team would want some type of compensation in...
The vitriol Theo Epstein is getting by some in the Red Sox Nation is unfair. Golly, the man had a hand in bringing Boston two world championships after a drought spanning back to 1918. And perhaps this post is premature since the Eptein to the Cubs story is only a report and has not yet been confirmed. But the din and hue out on Twitter and in blogs is seriously irking.
Regarding Theo Epstein going to the Cubs, we have no comment, will have no comments (unless he fails), and we will not be posting about Epstein if he is successful. This might sound harsh, but as many of you know I am a die hard White Sox fan.
Theo Epstein is "on the cusp" on joining the Cubs, according to the Boston Herald.
Theo Epstein's coming to rescue the Cubs, eh? Don't get your
The Cubs have reportedly agreed to terms with Theo Epstein as their new GM. He will earn $15 million over 5 years, plus an additional $3.5 million to make up for the conclusion bonus he lost by leaving the Red Sox.
Although he is replacing Jim Hendry as the Cubs' GM, his responsibilities will exceed those of a typical GM. What exactly that entails, we don't know, but...
This may have been posted when it first came out but I couldn’t find it in our archives. This is especially relevant with Theo heading out the door. The next GM may very continue the transformation the Red Sox front office has undergone since John Henry purchased the Sox. Then again, maybe he won’t.
In any event, if you haven’t read the article already, you should read it...