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THEO EPSTEIN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Iowa Cubs Have the Stars, Charlotte Knights Get the Fans

The Chicago Cubs have the “best farm system” in all of baseball. It’s no surprise by now they have been stock piling talent ever since Theo Epstein came to town. The White Sox, on the other hand, are trying to stock pile talent, but just simply aren’t coming close to the standards the Cubs have set down in the minor leagues. Talent Versus Attendace Then why is it that...
Via Sports Mockery
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Theo Epstein’s Stalker Gets Sentenced

According to a report from the Chicago Sun-Times, Theo Epstein has a real stalker … and she just got two years probation after pleading guilty. Kathleen Kearney, apparently a Boston Red Sox superfan, pleaded guilty but mentally ill to one count of stalking Epstein. “Kearney was arrested after flying from Massachusetts where she lives to Chicago and driving to Epstein’s home...
Via Sports Mockery
3 days ago  |  Discuss

You Won’t Believe What Theo Epstein Was Prepared To Do For Jon Lester

There were plenty of teams interested in Jon Lester’s pitching services. The Chicago Cubs and Theo Epstein were very aware of this and were willing to go to the extreme if necessary. You Won’t Believe What Theo Epstein Was Prepared To Do For Jon Lester According the CSN Chicago’s Patrick Mooney: “I was ready to soak myself in deer urine, if necessary,” Epstein said. Jon...
Via Sports Mockery
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Theo Epstein is Willing to Soak Himself in Deer Urine for Jon Lester

Theo Epstein REALLY wanted free agent pitcher Jon Lester. The Chicago Cubs President provided an interesting thought on the high value of the assumed ace of their staff at his introductory press conference. Apparently Epstein was willing to do anything to get Lester, including something that many anti-Cubs fans would love to see him do: Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Woman pleads guilty to stalking Cubs President Epstein

  A woman has been placed on probation for two years after pleading guilty to stalking Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that 47-year-old Kathleen Kearney pleaded guilty but mentally ill to one count of stalking Epstein as part of a plea agreement on Monday. Cook County Judge Michael McHale also ordered that Kearney be monitored by GPS while she...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

At Last, Theo Can Put Gorilla Suit Behind Him

(NBC Sports)With the capture of Jon Lester, Cubs President Theo Epstein has finally gotten the "monkey" off his back—so to speak. He doesn't need a gorilla suit anymore to escape the shadow of his former mentor, Larry Lucchino. In fact, he bested Lucchino in the pursuit of the prized free-agent lefty—which had to be sweet revenge. Some pundits are claiming that now the pressure...
Via FenwayNation
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Reason for Optimism, Temper Expectations

It might be getting colder in Chicago, but Chicago Cubs President Theo Epstein is lighting a fire under the Cubs’ fanbase with a flurry of off-season moves. Epstein has said all along that the first three seasons would be spent drafting (and being bad to draft at a higher position) top prospects while accumulating international talent. With the number one farm system in baseball...
Via Sports Mockery
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: New free agent and trade targets

Following the Toronto Blue Jays’ acquisition of three-time All-Star Russell Martin, the Cubs are beginning to find new offseason targets. Martin and the Blue Jays agreed to a backloaded 5-year, $82 million ($16.4 million per year) contract, which would pay the backstop $20 million during his age 34, 35, and 36 seasons. While Martin would have been a great fit on the Cubs’ young...
Via isportsweb.com
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Theo Epstein shoots down free agency rumors

Rumors have been swirling around the North Side of Chicago since free agents have been able to sign with teams on November 4. Multiple reports have indicated the Cubs have interests in big-name free agent targets such as Max Scherzer, Jon Lester, and Russell Martin. On the afternoon of November 12, speaking to the Comcast SportsNet’s Patrick Mooney, Theo Epstein shot down talks...
Via isportsweb.com
November 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs free agent targets part two

For Chicago Cubs fans, this should play out to be the most exciting offseason in recent memory. Theo Epstein has money to spend and it seems like he plans to use it. Sports media has made it clear that the Cubs are willing and able to spend big money on a starting pitcher this offseason. After all, the Cubs pitching staff could use some work. Here is the list of pitchers that could...
Via isportsweb.com
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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