October 2011

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Bud Selig Expects to Decide Theo Epstein Compensation and Other Bullets

Bud Selig Expects to Decide Theo Epstein Compensation and Other Bullets

The Commissioner doesn’t think the Red Sox and Cubs can come to an agreement by Tuesday. The third base market sucks, Bryan LaHair has high hopes, Matt Szczur is nice, and ‘The Wall’ at Wrigley Field.

The White Sox Probably Aren’t Helping the Cubs Renovate Wrigley Field

The White Sox Probably Aren’t Helping the Cubs Renovate Wrigley Field

The State fully-funded the construction of a multimillion-dollar restaurant at U.S. Cellular Field, but an agreement provides that the White Sox don’t have to share any of the profits with the State.

About Randy Bush and Tim Wilken

About Randy Bush and Tim Wilken

What is the plan with respect to some of the most important legacy members of the Chicago Cubs’ front office?

Andrew Cashner “Tweaked” His Oblique and Other Rhyming Bullets

Andrew Cashner “Tweaked” His Oblique and Other Rhyming Bullets

At least it wasn’t his rotator cuff. Tom Ricketts and Theo Epstein are fast friends, Bud Black rumors popping up, Keith Law hates the Cubs’ 2011 draft, a tome on Jed Hoyer, and MLB’s amateur signing issues.

Ricketts, Epstein, Hoyer: The Dream Team

Ricketts, Epstein, Hoyer: The Dream Team

Not one, not two, not three, not four…

Theo Epstein Wisely Suggests He’s Not Itching to Dump Alfonso Soriano and Carlos Zambrano

Theo Epstein Wisely Suggests He’s Not Itching to Dump Alfonso Soriano and Carlos Zambrano

Epstein is reserving judgment, but, more importantly, is crafting the right public message.

With Epstein in the Fold, Aramis Ramirez May Want to Stick with the Cubs

With Epstein in the Fold, Aramis Ramirez May Want to Stick with the Cubs

Or he may not. It depends. Maybe. Yes, yes, he wants to stay. Or not. No, probably not. The beat goes on.

Breaking: Randy Bush Let Go (UPDATE: Wittenmyer Says Not So Fast)

Breaking: Randy Bush Let Go (UPDATE: Wittenmyer Says Not So Fast)

He was under contract through 2012, and instead will get severance. UPDATE: Gordon Wittenmyer disputes the report.