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Since the dawn of the Theo Epstein era in 2002, the Red Sox have enjoyed nearly a decade of success in the drafting and development of minor league players. Perennially considered one of the better farm systems in baseball, the Red Sox system currently contains mostly high-impact prospects in the lower levels of the minors, but there are still plenty of players ready to contribute to the 2012 squad as well. There's a certain amount of subjectivity that comes with any prospect ranking, as balancing proximity to the majors, upside and probability is a difficult task. But based on scouting...
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Theo Epstein told a Boston radio station he is wrestling with an "existential question" in his efforts to resolve the compensation stalemate over what the Boston Red Sox are owed for allowing him to leave and become the Chicago Cubs' president of baseball operations.
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...
Dale Sveum had a second interview with the Red Sox today but the owners were noncommittal in their report to the media after the meeting. Theo Epstein also wants Sveum to manage the Cubs and since Sveum has a home in Arizona where the Cubs train during the spring he may have the upper hand. If the Sveum does sign with the Cubs, which has already been rumored, then the Red Sox...
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.
The Cubs offered Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum their managing position Wednesday, beating out the Red Sox for the candidate that both teams coveted, a major league source said.
The Red Sox declined to make Sveum an offer, leaving him with an easy decision, one that almost certainly will lead to him becoming the Cubs' next manager.
New Cubs president Theo...
It is mid-November and Theo Epstein is entrenched as the Chicago Cubs’ president of baseball operations.
Hoyer diplomatically avoids tipping hand on multiple topicsMILWAUKEE — It was Jed Day at the general managers meetings Tuesday, as Cubs' baseball president Theo Epstein turned over the interview duties to his top lieutenant.
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...
First, the Sox and Terry Francona parted company. Then with Theo Epstein. And then Jonathan Papelbon left.And now, it's Heidi Watney taking's off from Boston. She's heading back to California to be the Los Angeles Lakers sideline reporter. (She does know that the NBA is still locked out, right?)Will the bloodletting from last September ever stop? Now I'm really depressed...
Theo Epstein talks to Carlos Zambrano about returning to the Chicago Cubs.