Archive for October, 2011
There still isn’t an overt concern that the deal will fall through, but talks could drag into next week. UPDATE: Red Sox Owner all but confirms Theo is gone.
Smashing Pumpkins front man is a die hard Cubs (and Sandberg) fan. Aramis Ramirez wants many years, Carlos Pena digs the (hopeful) new GM, Theo’s grandpa writes about Morocco, and we’re loving on the Ricketts plan.
Yesterday, the Cubs and Red Sox discussed compensation for Theo Epstein, and those talks apparently did not reach a fruitful conclusion.
The process of compensating Boston for Theo Epstein is moving along, and sources say the Cubs are poring over a list of possible trade candidates.
Theo Epstein could be the tip of the ice berg when it comes to the reconstruction of the Chicago Cubs’ front office. Albeit a very large tip.
A rundown of this morning’s relevant Theo Epstein news and rumors. Compensation is still an issue, though it isn’t likely to stop Epstein from coming.
Mike Quade doesn’t know what’s going on with Theo Epstein or his future, but his coaching staff is looking for jobs. The Cubs’ minor league All-Stars are named, the Astros are headed to the AL, and the Mayor will meet with the Cubs.
An EBS in October? No, don’t get excited – the Cubs are still not in the playoffs. But some future Cubs might be.
Tom Ricketts’ long-range plans for the Chicago Cubs and willingness to spend where necessary were big reasons Epstein was willing to come on board.
The smoke has turned to fire, and the blaze is consuming most of the Cubs-related world. Here’s the latest.
Theo is almost certainly on the way, but the show doesn’t stop (it just titters with excitement). The NLCS matchup is painful, Paul Konerko for White Sox manager, Arizona State is your favorite college baseball team, and Chicago is full of female fans.
If you want to know where things stand right now with the Cubs and Theo Epstein after a crazy night of reports and rumors, here’s where to go.
Sources say a deal could be announced within 24 to 48 hours. (Breathe…) UPDATE: Peter Gammons preaches caution.
BN user Dave succinctly sums up the regular season efforts of all 30 MLB teams.
A Miami Herald article suggests the Marlins could be happy with Zambrano, a guy whom the Cubs are desperate to discard.
If true, the implications are far-reaching, and positive for those hoping Epstein is coming to Chicago.
The Cubs’ top young pitcher is throwing in relief in the AFL, but wants to start in 2012. Chris Carpenter is hitting 100 in Arizona, the Astros’ sale is moving along as are labor negotiations, and the Reds might not shop Joey Votto after all.
Taking its cue from Bob Brenly’s recent criticism of Aramis Ramirez…
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