Originally written on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 2/21/12
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 NL Cy Young, and a player to be named later in exchange for a player to be named later. To make room for Carpenter on the 40-man roster, the Red Sox have placed Bobby Jenks on the 60-day DL. Here's the release from the Red Sox: The Boston Red Sox today acquired 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 the 40-man roster, the Red Sox placed right-handed pitcher Bobby Jenks on the 60-day disabled list as he recovers from back surgery.With the trade, the compensation for Theo Eps...
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