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THEO EPSTEIN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Cubs prospect, GM disagree over readiness

Is top Chicago Cubs prospect Kris Bryant ready for the major leagues? He says yes, but general manager Theo Epstein isn't so sure.
Via Philly Sports Live
1 day ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Theo Epstein Destroys Curt Schilling Over Kris Bryant Talk

Don’t tell Theo Epstein how to run the Chicago Cubs and if you do get prepared to be torn apart. The Cubs played the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Thursday night in another spring training game and Kris Bryant surprisingly didn’t launch another ball into outer space. The game was televised on ESPN and Theo Epstein joined the broadcast booth to discuss the Cubs. Curt Schilling...
Via Sports Mockery
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Theo Epstein’s $50 Million Dollar Mistake Could Haunt Chicago

The biggest misstep of the Theo Epstein era in Chicago was giving pitcher Edwin Jackson a four-year, $52 million contract. The signing came after the failed pursuit that sent starter Anibal Sanchez back to Detroit. At the time of the signing, Jackson was a relatively young free agent at just 28-years-old and coming off two of his best seasons as a pro with the Washington Nationals...
Via Sports Mockery
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs: Shields’ signing not on the horizon

This past off-season has been one of the most productive and entertaining Chicago Cubs fans have experienced in several years. Finally, Theo Epstein has been given the green light to begin spending real money on free agents to help lead the core young prospects into becoming a playoff caliber team. The 6 year-$155 million signing of Jon Lester headlined a busy off-season that has...
Via isportsweb.com
February 06, 2015  |  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
December 17, 2014  |  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

Kris Bryant likely to start in Double-A for Cubs

According to Jesse Rogers of ESPN Chicago, the Cubs are expected to start talented young third baseman Kris Bryant at the Double-A level this season. Bryant has been an absolute star no matter where he’s been, and is expected to reach the big leagues very quickly. The Cubs selected Kris Bryant with the second overall pick in last years MLB Draft. “Kris probably has a good chance...
Via Sports-Glory
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs shouldn’t fold on Sam Fuld

With parts of the team already set in place and Theo Epstein waiting for his prospects to blossom, the Chicago Cubs will be spending only a small amount of their resources on free agents. With some of those resources, I would like to see a veteran signing to help the outfield or serve as a utility player. A perfect fit for this position is former Cub Sam Fuld. A Stanford grad, Fuld...
Via isportsweb.com
January 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Cubs rumors: Shin-Soo Choo edition

    As the winter meetings come to a close, a lot of big bats have already been signed to huge contracts this offseason. Names like Robinson Cano, Brian McCann, and Curtis Granderson have already come to find new places to step up to the plate next season, but some names are still out there that Chicago Cubs GM Jed Hoyer and President Theo Epstein might take a look at. One of...
Via isportsweb.com
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss
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