Originally posted on Chicago Sun Times  |  Last updated 10/4/11
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Former Boston Red Sox manager Tony Francona might not be headed to the White Sox, but that doesn’t mean Chicago is out of contention as a landing spot for the two-time World Series-winning manager. The scenario involves a quick-sequence domino effect that starts with the Cubs landing Red Sox general manager and Francona ally Theo Epstein for their GM vacancy, an effort that could gain significant momentum over the next several days and eventually result in a GM-manager package deal. The Cubs’ interest in Epstein, 37, is strong. The biggest question had been whether Epstein would …
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