Found February 22, 2012 on The Victory Formation:
Boston wanted compensation for Theo Epstein, make no mistake about it. They weren’t about to let the man who built their championship seasons walk away scot free. On the otherhand, the Cubs weren’t willing to give them quality, probably because they don’t ave much in the bank that you could describe as quality. After a few months of bickering, the terms have been hammered out. The Red Sox have officially received Chris Carpenter for the boy genius. OMG! Chris Carpenter, Cy Young Award winner?!?! No Boston. You got Chris Carpenter, rookie bullpener who gave up nearly 2 walks and hits per inning pitched last year. Who knows, the guy might end up being quality. Then again, boy genius was involved in the decision for his own compensation, so yeah. Say, how is Dice-K looking this year anyway? GYRO-Ball!!1!! (

Cubs and Red Sox trade players to be named later, and Chris Carpenter

The Chicago Cubs today sent a player to be named later to the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named later.  Sounds spine tingling, the Cubs also through in pitcher Chris Carpenter. With this trade, compensation for Theo Epstein joining the Cubs as the team’s President is complete.  “I am relieved that this process is over and particularly pleased that the teams were able...

New Acquisition Chris Carpenter Could Help Red Sox in 2012

Back some four months ago when the Boston Red Sox agreed to let Theo Epstein out of his contract to take over as president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, the teams thought they would agree on compensation for Epstein quickly. After all, Epstein and new Sox GM Ben Cherington were close and thought alike. Apparently too much alike. The Sox and Cubs never could agree to...

Boston's compensation for Epstein announced

The commissioner's office has (finally) announced the compensation that the Boston Red Sox will receive from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for Theo Epstein, reports Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune. The Cubs will reportedly be sending reliever Chris Carpenter to Boston. The teams will also be swapping players to be named later. Carpenter ranked sixth on the Cubs top ten...

Red Sox Get Pitcher for Theo

The Red Sox have finally been awarded compensation from the Cubs for Theo Epstein.  The Cubs will send Chris Carpenter and a PTBNL to the Red Sox.  Carpenter pitched 9.2 innings for Chicago last season with an ERA of 2.79. 

Ben Cherington Thinks Chris Carpenter Adds Value to Red Sox, Peter Gammons Breaks Down Theo Epstein Compensation (Video)

Ben Cherington and the Red Sox finally saw some compensation for Theo Epstein's offseason departure, on Tuesday. The Cubs sent right-handed flamethrower Chris Carpenter to the Red Sox in exchange for Chicago's new front-office executive. The compensation package isn't quite finished yet, as a few players-to-be-named are still to be exchanged, but Cherington says that...

The Salary Implications of Compensation for Resolving Theo Epstein Going to the Cubs

It’s over. After written arguments were made to Commissioner Selig last week, the sides (finally) worked out a way to get a compensation package sorted out for GM Theo Epstien going to the Cubs. The Red Sox aquire right-handed pitcher Chris Carpenter and a player to be named later from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for a player to be named later. To make room for Carpenter on...

Cubs, Red Sox finalize Theo Epstein deal

GORDON WITTENMYER: What was so complicated about that? After four months, dozens of rumors, at least a few ornery exchanges and a final, decisive push from the commissioner’s office, the Cubs finally sent a player to the Boston Red Sox as compensation for Theo Epstein.

Epstein ruling imminent: report

The Boston Red Sox are close to finding out what Theo Epstein is worth, according to a report from ESPNBoston's Gordon Edes.

BoSox, Cubs settle on compensation for Epstein

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Cubs and the Red Sox have agreed on a deal that settles their dispute over what Boston should get after Theo Epstein left for Chicago.

Red Sox get pitcher from Cubs in deal for Epstein

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Cubs and the Red Sox have agreed on a deal that settles their dispute over what Boston should get after Theo Epstein left for Chicago.

Red Sox Compensation Saga for Theo Epstein Proves Bud Selig, MLB Need to Fix Process

After four long months of strategic posturing and patience, the Theo Epstein compensation saga is finally over. Well, sort of. The Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs agreed on a settlement package for the Cubs' new president of baseball operations on Tuesday, as Chicago sent 26-year-old relief pitcher Chris Carpenter to Boston as compensation for luring Epstein away from the Red...

Red Sox Finally Receive Compensation From Cubs

After months of indecision and not coming to an agreement on compensation for Theo Epstein, the Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs passed the matter on to MLB commissioner Bud Selig a few weeks ago. But before Selig could reach his decision, the two sides finally agreed to a deal. As compensation for Epstein, the Red Sox will receive RHP Chris Carpenter, no not the one who won the...

Cubs send pitcher to Red Sox as comp for Epstein

FORT MYERS, FLA. (AP) - Theo Epstein's value to the Boston Red Sox was easy to gauge. A quick glance at the two World Series trophies at Fenway Park settles that.Determining his value to the Chicago Cubs, another title-starved franchise desperately hoping to be saved by the Boy Wonder, turned ...
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