THEO EPSTEIN RUMORS & GOSSIP
Posted to Chicago CubsTheo Epstein recently made a trade with the Oakland A’s that has bolstered a stacked farm system for the Chicago Cubs.
Cubs sent Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel to Oakland.
Oakland sent 2012 first-round pick Addison Russell, 2013 first-round pick Billy McKinney, pitcher Dan Straily and a player to be named later.
Russell, 20, is ranked third among...
Theo Epstein doesn’t think it’s time for the Boston Red Sox to become sellers.
Epstein, the former general manager of the Red Sox now serving as the Chicago Cubs’ president of baseball operations, has faith in his former club to stay competitive this season despite a tumultuous first half.
“(Selling pieces) would be a tough thing to do it any point, because the reality of...
At this time next year the Cubs General Manager, Theo Epstein, is going to look like a genius. That is if he plays his cards or his Cubs right. However, he has to lay the foundation this year so that by next year the Cubbies are in contention. The Cubs in many respects are similar […] The post FIXING THE CHICAGO CUBS IN 10 EASY STEPS appeared first on The Outside Analysis.
My latest Chicago Tribune column is on WBBM-AM 780 being true believers that Theo Epstein can get it done with the Cubs.
You also can access the column via my Twitter feed @Sherman_Report.
From the column:
Next year actually won’t be the first time WBBM-AM 780 will be airing Cubs games. The station also carried the Cubs from 1929-40, along with several other outlets in...
Theo Epstein was interviewed on WEEI Thursday night (partial transcript). He shared thoughts on a variety of Cub-related topics alongside musings about the Red Sox. There was nothing really groundbreaking in his comments, but they were infused with an undercurrent of pessimism similar to that which you’ve been picking up around these parts since the current CBA was ratified...
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...
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...
It's Oscar Night and as I'm sure many of you know, our own Theo Epstein has Hollywood royalty in his family tree.
His great uncle Julius co-authored the screenplay to the 1942 Academy Award winning film, "Casablanca".Some of the famous words from said screenplay have been mutilated in the drawing above, but I don't think Julius or Theo would mind.
NASHVILLE — Despite 101 losses in 2012, Cubs president Theo Epstein said there is no shortage of free agents who want to be part of the organization. Epstein said free agents “believe in the positive direction that we’re going,” and heard about the clubhouse atmosphere under manager Dale Sveum. “When we express interest, we’ve been [...]
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WILL NOT BE IGNORED
A Massachusetts woman was arrested near the home of Cubs president Theo Epstein after telling police she was "inviting Mr. Epstein to go to church."