THEO EPSTEIN RUMORS & GOSSIP
The other day, news came out that Theo Epstein expected to make a trade within the next 48 hours
Theo Epstein expects to make a deal in next 48 hours,talks about interest in this yrs FA class #Cubs: http://t.co/gGk9iHgn2J
— JIM BOWDEN (@JimBowdenESPNxm) July 29, 2014
Jed Hoyer followed that up by saying he expected the team to be very active.
Hoyer on trade deadline: “I expect...
Theo Epstein knows Felix Doubront. And, this afternoon, his Cubs are apparently trading for the mercurial lefty and his significant up-side. Doubront has been a poorly-performing malcontent this season—after a stellar campaign in 2013. Clearly, the Red Sox have tired of his act and are shipping him to a guy who has favored him for a long time. Stay tuned.
The St. Louis Cardinals were unlikely winners Wednesday when they secured a bonus draft pick in Major League Baseball's competitive-balance lottery.
Theo Epstein, for one, couldn't deny feeling a tad bitter about the Cardinals' good fortune.
"They do extremely well from a baseball standpoint and from a revenue standpoint," the Chicago Cubs' president of...
Theo Epstein is none too pleased about the Cardinals receiving an extra pick for the 2015 MLB Amateur Draft in Wednesday's Competitive Balance Lottery.Despite making the postseason 10 times since 2000, the Cardinals were among five other teams that received a bonus pick between the first and second rounds. This has Epstein throwing his proverbial hat and scratching his head as...
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.
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...
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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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."