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Ben Cherington was named executive vice president and general manager of the Red Sox, the team announced Tuesday. Cherington has been with the Red Sox for the last 13 seasons and 14 seasons overall in Major League Baseball. He has served as the team's senior vice president and assistant general manager since January 2009, working with former GM Theo Epstein on player evaluation, analysis, acquisition and contract negotiations, according to a team news release. "Ben Cherington is one of the youngest 'veterans' in the game of baseball," Red Sox President and CEO Larry Lucchino said in a statement. "He has...
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Theo Epstein is officially a former member of the Red Sox organization. Epstein was introduced as the Chicago Cubs' president of baseball operations on Tuesday, as you can see in the screen shot below, from CSNChicago.com's live stream. For updates from the introductory news conference, follow the live blog here.
The deal was announced late Friday, but it’s moving parts are far from over. The story is, of course, former Red Sox GM Theo Epstein going to the Chicago Cubs where he is now the President of Baseball Operations.
Tomorrow, the last off-day of the World Series, both the Red Sox and Cubs will have press conferences regarding the move. For the Cubs, it will be to announced Epstein...
Boston's erstwhile general manager Theo Epstein wrote a 1,600-word op-ed piece in Tuesday's Boston Globe in which he outlined the reasons for his departure to the Chicago Cubs, where he will serve as president of baseball operations.
Theo Epstein is being hailed as the potential savior of the Chicago Cubs.
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CHICAGO (AP) - Theo Epstein knew it was time to move on, even though it meant leaving the team he loved. After nearly a decade as general manager in Boston where he won two World Series titles, Epstein decided change would be a good thing."After 10 years, no matter how ...
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While Mike Quade is still employed by the team, the fact that the former Cubs great was seen in Chitown recently will only increase the speculation that Ryne Sandberg might be next in line for the team's managerial gig.
After nearly a decade as general manager in Boston where he won two World Series titles, Theo Epsteindecided change would be a good thing.
While Theo Epstein had his moment with the Cubs earlier this afternoon, the Sox made their announcement -- naming...
New Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein says he has been given the authority to eat bad contracts, and that would seem to put outfielder Alfonso Soriano's status in jeopardy.
Cubs top man will give Quade chance to make his caseCubs manager Mike Quade will get a chance to lobby for his job, president of baseball operations Theo Epstein confirmed Tuesday.
RICK TELANDER: Is Wall Street occupying the Cubs? Has the most elite of the 1 percent taken over Cubdom and thereby the health of the longest-suffering crowd in sports? At a time when the middle class is vanishing and job-hunting young people who are saddled with mammoth education and government debt are protesting...