Found November 17, 2011 on
It is mid-November and Theo Epstein is entrenched as the Chicago Cubs’ president of baseball operations.

Red Sox's search failing to deliver

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. Why? Because their leading managerial candidate -- Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum -- is about to...

Theo Epstein on compensation talks: 'I'm just not worth that much'

Theo Epstein told a Boston radio station he is wrestling with an "existential question" in his efforts to resolve...

Dale Sveum to be Named Cubs Manager Tomorrow

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...

Cubs P Zambrano will have to 'earn his way back'

Chicago Cubs president of operations Theo Epstein is not ready to welcome back righthander Carlos Zambrano with open arms. Epstein, after having lunch with the combustible Zambrano and his agent Monday, said the veteran will "have the right to earn his way back to being a Cub." Zambrano was placed on the disqualified list on Aug. 13 after he cleaned out his locker and...

Sveum introduced as Cubs' 52nd manager

By RICK GANO AP Sports Writer CHICAGO (AP) -- Dale Sveum was introduced Friday as the Chicago Cubs' new manager, rejoining Theo Epstein to attempt to end a 103-year World Series championship drought. "The past is the past no matter where you are," Sveum said during an introductory news conference at Wrigley Field. "You're only as good as you are right now...

Sveum headed to Cubs?

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 .

Sveum introduced as Cubs' 52nd manager

Dale Sveum was introduced Friday as the Chicago Cubs' new manager, rejoining Theo Epstein to attempt to end a 103-year World Series championship drought.

Hello, Again, Big Z

New Cubs president Theo Epstein agreed Monday night to give pitcher Carlos Zambrano one last chance with the club. The new Cubs boss and other team officials met with the enigmatic and often immature pitcher and his agent over lunch in Chicago early this week. The meeting was reportedly requested by Zambrano, who packed his locker and left after being ejected from an Aug. 12 game...

Cubs hire Dale Sveum as manager

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...

Epstein on Wood: 'We want him back'

Zambrano's future not so solidCubs baseball president Theo Epstein confirmed Friday the process of re-signing Kerry Wood has begun. "I'll leave the details confidential," Epstein said.

Theo compensation talks tabled until December

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.

Maddux out of running for Cubs' manager job

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.

Your Morning Dump...where Theo is first to offer Sveum a job

Every morning, we compile the links of the day and dump them here... highlighting the big storyline. Because there's nothing quite as satisfying as a good morning dump.3 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...
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