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News of the arrivals of Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod to the Chicago Cubs’ front office didn’t make nearly the splash as Theo Epstein’s signing three weeks ago. But if Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts is right, the three Red Sox refugees will help end a championship drought that’s at 103 years and counting.
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The Chicago Cubs officially introduced Jed Hoyer as their new general manager on Tuesday.
Hoyer resigned as the San Diego Padres general manager on Oct. 26 in order to accept the same position with the Cubs. Joining the 37-year-old Hoyer was Jason McLeod, who left San Diego to join Chicago as the team's vice president of scouting and player development."From my first conversation...
CHICAGO -- Well, we probably never will know what Carmine thinks of the Cubs because Theo Epstein left his cherished...
When searching through the forest of candidates for the next Cubs manager, it would be wise to follow the trail of bread crumbs Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer have left.
Steve Rosenbloom: Theo Epstein is the Cubs' president of baseball operations, but he sounded Tuesday like the general manager he was in Boston, running interference for his new GM, Jed Hoyer, on some big questions.
BOSTON (AP) -- Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington says Boston and Chicago have agreed to extend by at least a week their deadline for settling on compensation for Theo Epstein's departure to become the Cubs' president last month.
Here are some links from New England while we wait for the Red Sox and Cubs to finally decide on compensation for Theo Epstein...
SI.com's Jon Heyman reports (on Twitter) that the Red Sox have not yet asked the Rangers for permission to interview pitching coach Mike Maddux, but he's seen as a likely candidate for their pitching coach job.
In another tweet, Heyman says...
Theo Epstein is looking for a new manager to lead the Chicago Cubs. He knows exactly the type of candidate he wants, too.
So it looks as if Cherington and the Red Sox are pretty high on Sveum.
And it wouldn't surprise me if Theo hires Tito for the Cubs.
So the Cubs get Theo Epstein and Terry Francona while we probably get nothing in compensation for Theo and we get Dale Sveum?
The Padres are expected to name Chad MacDonald as their new vice president and assistant general manager, a major-league source told FOXSports.com.
MacDonald had most recently worked as the amateur scouting director of the New York Mets. He will now replace Jason McLeod, who left his front-office post with the Padres to join Jed Hoyer in the Chicago Cubs front office.
2011 Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade will not return to the team next season.
The Cubs released a statement Wednesday saying they decided to move on from the inexperienced skipper.
“Jed Hoyer and I had an all-day meeting with Mike last Thursday at Wrigley Field," said newly minted Cubs President Theo Epstein in a statement. "And Mike and I continued our dialogue with...
As they are both in the middle of a managerial search -- and, starting at 12:01 a.m. ET Thursday, free agency -- the Red Sox and Cubs have received an extension to work out compensation for Theo Epstein's departure from Boston to Chicago.
Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade will not return next season.
Theo Epstein, the team's new president of baseball operations, announced the decision Wednesday after traveling to Florida to inform Quade.
Epstein praised Quade, but said the Cubs will benefit from someone who can come in ''with a clean slate and offer new direction.''
Quade got the job after a 37...
Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade was fired Wednesday in the first major move by Theo Epstein since becoming the team's president of baseball operations. Epstein said Quade would not return after traveling to Florida to tell him in person. He called Quade an "outstanding baseball guy" but said it was time for a change.