He was under contract through 2012, and instead will get severance. UPDATE: Gordon Wittenmyer disputes the report.
Archive for October, 2011
Who wouldn’t love Castro? Carlos Zambrano is pitching in Venezuela, personnel could still be coming from Boston, John Farrell is not coming from Toronto, and Epstein doesn’t want to talk about Ryne Sandberg.
What’s been expected for a week is now officially official: Theo Epstein has added two trusted aides to his front office staff.
Your (and my) captions for the epically beautiful depiction of man love from yesterday’s Theo Epstein introductory press conference.
A rough time line of what’s coming up this offseason. Important dates, notes, etc.
An announcement on the duo is expected shortly after the World Series ends.
The introductory press conference wasn’t Theo’s only stop yesterday. He dropped in on a number of other media spots, and here are all of the notable quotes and thoughts.
Cameras caught Cubs’ Owner Tom Ricketts expressing the inner joy felt by all Cubs’ fans today.
Live coverage (bullet-style) of the press conference introducing the Chicago Cubs’ new President of Baseball Operations, Theo Epstein.
With Theo Epstein coming in as President of Baseball Operations, what’s to come of Crane Kenney? And why does the media hate him so much? It turns out there are some fair reasons.
Epstein is the best executive the Cubs could get, and that’s enough. The new President is in town and ready for his debut, Mike Quade is expecting to be dumped, a number of managerial candidates are discussed, and Roy Oswalt is a free agent.
ESPN’s Buster Olney says Zambrano’s declining performance may be an impediment to the Cubs moving the pitcher to the Marlins.
Commissioner Selig says if the two sides don’t have an agreement in place by November 1, he’ll make the decision.
For those itching, like me.
Deciding about the future of Ryan Dempster may be one of the more difficult decisions facing incoming President of Baseball Ops Theo Epstein and presumed GM Jed Hoyer.