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The Red Sox and Cubs may finally be closing to putting an end to the Theo Epstein saga, and there are reports that an end could come as soon as Friday. reports that the two sides are close to a deal for Epstein to join the Cubs, and a source told ESPN Chicago's Bruce Levine that the teams are on "the 5-yard line." However, it's starting to sound like Epstein won't be assuming the same role in Chicago as he had in Boston. In fact, it's believed that Padres general manager Jed Hoyer will eventually join Epstein in Chicago,...

No sign of Epstein in Chicago

It has been more than a week since word leaked that Theo Epstein was headed to Chicago to join the Cubs after nine years with the Boston Red Sox. It may take even longer for an official announcement. Major League Baseball prohibits major news announcements during the World Series, which kicks off Wednesday in St. Louis as the Cardinals host the Texas Rangers in Game 1. A person...

Theo Epstein Resigns From Red Sox to Take Over as Cubs President of Baseball Operations

The Theo Epstein era is over in Boston. Epstein has resigned from the Red Sox in order to become the new president of baseball operations for the Cubs. The Red Sox and Cubs also have reached an agreement regarding appropriate compensation for Epstein. Compensation details will be resolved in the near term. Both the Red Sox and the Cubs intend to hold news conferences on Tuesday,...

Epstein resigns from BoSox to join Cubs

Theo Epstein is joining the Chicago Cubs as president of baseball operations. The 37-year-old Epstein resigned from the Boston Red Sox on Friday night with a year remaining on his contract as general manager to run a team that has gone 103 years without a World Series championship. With Epstein at the helm, the Red Sox ended an 86-year World Series championship drought in 2004...

Theo Epstein joins the Cubs

Theo Epstein is promising a better Cubs team. It will just take time. Epstein was introduced Tuesday as the new president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs, who hope he can work the same magic for the championship-starved team as he did for the Boston Red Sox. ''To me, baseball is better with tradition, baseball is better with history, baseball is better with...

John Henry is mad about premature media reports?

So it's come to this.Apparently Boston Red Sox owner John Henry got mad and is further delaying the Theo Epstein to the Cubs deal because of "premature media reports"? Sit back and put yourself in the shoes of a Boston Red Sox owner.Your team gags at the end of the season and doesn't even get in the playoffs - the biggest slow motion choke in the history of baseball...

Epstein to Cubs Deal Close, Sources Say

The waiting is the hardest part. A rumored deal between the Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox for wunderkind GM Theo Epstein has been hanging in limbo for more than a week. But it appears that both sides are ready to announce a deal. Both the Cubs and Red Sox expect to make a deal that will allow general manager Theo Epstein to move to Chicago to become president of baseball operations...

Theo Epstein officially joins Cubs

Theo Epstein has resigned from the Boston Red Sox in order to become the new president of baseball operations of the Chicago Cubs, the teams said in a joint news release Friday night.

Next BoSox GM likely to be Epstein aide Cherington

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston Red Sox will likely turn to assistant general manager Ben Cherington to replace Theo Epstein.Epstein resigned as Red Sox GM on Friday night to take over as president of baseball operations for the Chicago Cubs. Because the move was in the works for a while, ...

Theo Epstein resigns from Red Sox to join Chicago Cubs

Epstein will be president of baseball operations

Theo Epstein appears to be eyeing Jed Hoyer as Cubs' new GM

CHICAGO -- The last time the Cubs looked to the Padres' organization to find a general manager, it resulted in...

Expect Hoyer as Epstein's right-hand man

Padres GM likely will reunite with mentor to revamp CubsWhen he was a small college coach seeking a big league baseball job, Jed Hoyer spent six months preparing for his interview.

Padres could name Josh Byrnes as team’s GM

According to three sources close to the Associated Press, the San Diego Padres could promote Josh Byrnes to the general manager position if Jed Hoyer leaves for the Chicago Cubs. In an email, Byrnes said, “Hopefully we'll know soon,”, but when reached by phone, Hoyer said: `'I'm not commenting on anything.” Byrnes, the team's current vice president of baseball...

Report: Padres ready to promote Byrnes to GM if Hoyer leaves

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres are ready to promote Josh Byrnes to general manager if Jed Hoyer leaves for the Chicago Cubs, three people with knowledge of the situation said Thursday.
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