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Pitching coach Curt Young is leaving the Boston Red Sox to return to the Oakland Athletics and work under new manager Bob Melvin. The A's announced Friday that Young had signed a one-year deal to rejoin the club that originally drafted him in the fourth round in 1981. Young left Oakland last year for a stint in Boston after spending 23 years in the A's organization.
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Former Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona backed out of a Massachusetts-based golf tournament in his honor "due to the current hostile media environment."
Francona, who helped end the team's 86-year World Series drought in 2004, elected to bow out of "Thank You Terry Francona Day" at the International in Bolton, Mass.
The former skipper has been blistered...
We are continuing our team fielding series with the fourth team on our list: the Boston Red Sox. If you have just stumbled onto our little project, I invite you to read the original piece “Team Fielding Series” to catch up on the terms we are using and what we are trying to do. If you are familiar with all of that information we’ll go ahead and get started.
Via BBC: “The BBC’s Gabriel Gatehouse has spoken with the man who says he captured Col Muammar Gaddafi. The man was brandishing a pistol he took off the former Libyan leader. The fighter claimed that Gaddafi was hiding in a hole in the centre of the city and said “don’t shoot”. Meanwhile, Red Sox fan promises to bring the head of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad before Christmas....
So it's come to this.Apparently Boston Red Sox owner John Henry got mad and is further delaying the Theo Epstein to the Cubs deal because of "premature media reports"?
Sit back and put yourself in the shoes of a Boston Red Sox owner.Your team gags at the end of the season and doesn't even get in the playoffs - the biggest slow motion choke in the history of baseball...
The Theo Epstein era is over in Boston. Epstein has resigned from the Red Sox in order to become the new president of baseball operations for the Cubs. The Red Sox and Cubs also have reached an agreement regarding appropriate compensation for Epstein. Compensation details will be resolved in the near term. Both the Red Sox and the Cubs intend to hold news conferences on Tuesday,...
Theo Epstein is promising a better Cubs team. It will just take time.
Epstein was introduced Tuesday as the new president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, who hope he can work the same magic for the championship-starved team as he did for the Boston Red Sox.
''To me, baseball is better with tradition, baseball is better with history, baseball is better with...
Clay Buchholz shed some more light on the collapse of the Red Sox yesterday, agreeing with the notion that the pitchers did not work as hard for Curt Young as they did for former pitching coach John Farrell.
Epstein will be president of baseball operations
BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox will likely turn to assistant general manager Ben Cherington to replace Theo Epstein.Epstein resigned as Red Sox GM on Friday night to take over as president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs. Because the move was in the works for a while, ...
Being a baseball GM as of late has become something of a merry-go-round ride. Still in the thick of the World Series, MLB is getting dizzy with management changes within big-name ball clubs. The official announcement came Friday night: Theo Epstein is leaving the Red Sox to become the Cubs’ president. That was the first [...]
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CHRIS DE LUCA: Despite a rash of reports hinting that talks between the Cubs and Boston Red Sox for general manager Theo Epstein were stalling or even crumbling, top-level Cubs sources stressed Wednesday a deal will be completed, possibly as early as Friday, but the saga might stretch into next week.
Theo Epstein has resigned from the Boston Red Sox in order to become the new president of baseball operations of the Chicago Cubs, the teams said in a joint news release Friday night.
The waiting is the hardest part.
A rumored deal between the Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox for wunderkind GM Theo Epstein has been hanging in limbo for more than a week.
But it appears that both sides are ready to announce a deal.
Both the Cubs and Red Sox expect to make a deal that will allow general manager Theo Epstein to move to Chicago to become president of baseball operations...