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Theo Epstein spoke plenty about his time in Boston on Tuesday when he was announced as the Chicago Cubs' new president of baseball operations. That only makes sense when you consider it was Epstein's first big job in baseball. And while Epstein used his experiences in Boston during practically every answer he gave in his introductory news conference, he didn't speak much about the way things ended in Boston. After the news conference, though, Epstein spoke again with reporters, and he was a little bit more candid about the way his nine-year tenure with the Sox came to an end....
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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.
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...
Links for Thursday afternoon, before what may be the final baseball game of the 2011 season...
The Tigers are expected to pick up Jose Valverde’s $9MM option for 2012 soon, according to Jon Heyman of SI.com (Twitter link).
Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post hears from Alan Nero, the agent for Chien-Ming Wang, that a new deal between the right-hander and the Nationals...