Posts tagged Theo Epstein

MCCUTCHEN SIGNING ANOTHER STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

MCCUTCHEN SIGNING ANOTHER STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

The Pittsburgh Pirates made their 25-year old CF very happy this week with a six-year/$51.4M deal to keep Andrew McCutchen in town until at least 2017. McCutchen will get the half-million dollar salary he was owed for this season, plus a $1.25M signing bonus. The chips start to fall for real in 2013 ($4.5M) with increases […]

THEO BRINGS IN HOYER, MCLEOD

THEO BRINGS IN HOYER, MCLEOD

The front office roles for the Cubs are taking shape as many had speculated since Theo Epstein became the club’s president of baseball operations. The Chicago Tribune is reporting tonight that Padres GM Jed Hoyer and scouting director Jason McLeod will leave San Diego for Chicago’s north side. Hoyer will reportedly be named Executive Vice […]

CUBS, RED SOX ANNOUNCEMENTS TUESDAY

CUBS, RED SOX ANNOUNCEMENTS TUESDAY

It used to be that there was a code of etiquette regarding the World Series that dictated that no major announcements would be made that could take away any attention from the Fall Classic. That protocol has slowly eroded and during Tuesday’s travel day, the sports world will have its eyes directed toward two famously underachieving […]

OFFICIAL: THEO TO THE CUBS

OFFICIAL: THEO TO THE CUBS

37-year old Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to terms on a five-year deal that is worth over $15M, reports ESPN.com. The magic that Theo brought to Boston may have run out, with two-straight third-place finishes and no playoff wins since 2008. But that doesn’t even register as a dry spell for the Cubbies. […]

EPSTEIN TO CUBS RUMORS HEATING UP

EPSTEIN TO CUBS RUMORS HEATING UP

There has been speculation that Theo Epstein would join the Red Sox since August. Now that speculation has yielded in favor of unnamed sources that say a deal is imminent. With everything as cryptic as it is, this is a hard story to report on, but it is so prominent on the internet now that […]

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