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Hoyer diplomatically avoids tipping hand on multiple topicsMILWAUKEE — It was Jed Day at the general managers meetings Tuesday, as Cubs' baseball president Theo Epstein turned over the interview duties to his top lieutenant.
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Some day, hopefully in the not-so-distant future, the Red Sox and Cubs will finally come to terms on some sort of compensation for Theo Epstein's departure for Chicago. However, when that will be is still anyone's guess. The latest "development" comes from Epstein in his effort to undersell his own value as he and new Sox general manager Ben Cherington continue...
Shiraz Rehman will be the Chicago Cubs assistant to the general manager, reporting to Jed Hoyer.
Rehman, 34, joins the Cubs after six seasons with the Arizona Diamondbacks, most recently serving as the club’s director of player personnel. He also held the titles of director of baseball operations (2009-10) and manager of baseball operations (2007-08) after joining the organization...
It was bad enough that the Red Sox ran off Terry Francona as manager and made Theo Epstein miserable enough to want to leave as general manager.
Now they're apparently not listening to Epstein's replacement, which leaves them still looking for Francona's replacement.
Because their leading managerial candidate -- Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum -- is about to...
Theo Epstein told a Boston radio station he is wrestling with an "existential question" in his efforts to resolve...
Theo Epstein has punked his former assistant Ben Cherington yet again.
The Cubs are set to announce that Milwaukee Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum will become the 52nd manager in team history at a press conference tomorrow morning. The two sides agreed to terms on a contract earlier today. Chicago Tribune ace reporter Paul Sullivan is reporting on his Twitter account that Sveum...
Theo Epstein told a Boston radio station he is wrestling with an "existential question" in his efforts to resolve the compensation stalemate over what the Boston Red Sox are owed for allowing him to leave and become the Chicago Cubs' president of baseball operations.
The Red Sox are prepared to open up their search for a new manager as the candidate they once seemed to favor, Dale Sveum, neared an agreement with Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs .
The Chicago Cubs hired Dale Sveum as the team's new manager Thursday.
The Cubs had offered the job to the former Milwaukee Brewers hitting coach on Wednesday. A press conference is scheduled for Friday at Wrigley Field to introduce Sveum.
Sveum, who turns 48 next week, was also reportedly a serious candidate to become the Boston Red Sox manager.
The Red Sox had not officially...
Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said Thursday compensation talks between the Cubs and Red Sox have been tabled until after the Rule 5 Draft on Dec. 8.
After Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer conducted followup interviews with each of the Cubs' managerial candidates, Mike Maddux appears to have taken himself out of contention, leaving Dale Sveum as the front-runner.
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The Red Sox managerial search took an unexcpected turn late Wednesday night, as multiple reports indicate that Red Sox candidate Dale Sveum was offered the managerial position by Theo Epstein...