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The Cubs and Red Sox, unable to resolve the issue of compensation for Theo Epstein, have asked Commissioner Bud Selig to settle the matter.
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Bud Selig has had a major impact on the game of baseball. He's boosted attendance and has turned Major League Baseball into a highly profitable business, and his contract extension through 2014 should help him finish whatever it is he hopes to do to write his own legacy as MLB's commissioner. Well, except for that whole steroid thing, which, no matter what, will always be...
It looks as though MLB commissioner Bud Selig will have to settle the compensation issue between the Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs about Theo Epstein.
According to a report in the Chicago Sun-Times and confirmed by Carrie Muskat of MLB.com, the Red Sox have asked Selig to settle the dispute. The Sun-Times states that Theo's best friend in the Red Sox organization, Larry Lucchino...
Ever since Theo Epstein resigned as Red Sox general manger and signed his five-year, $18.5 million contract with the Chicago Cubs in October, the two clubs have been trying to exchange suitable compensation. With no resolution thus far, the Sox and Cubs have turned to Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig to try and settle the matter. Selig has been involved with the situation...
The compensation headache over Theo Epstein’s move from the Boston Red Sox to the Cubs is officially Bud Selig’s problem, turning a minor embarrassment for the Cubs into a potential precedent-setting action for Major League Baseball. Multiple sources told the Sun-Times that the Cubs and Red Sox...
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Bud Selig has reportedly been asked to resolve the compensation issue over Theo Epstein between the Cubs and Red Sox.
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The long, national nightmare known as the Theo Epstein compensation talks finally might be coming to an end.
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