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Can We Pretend Things Besides Theo Epstein Matter? and Other Bullets

Can We Pretend Things Besides Theo Epstein Matter? and Other Bullets

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.

by October 12, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, MLB News and Rumors
A Rundown of All Things Theo Epstein: At Least One Source Says It’s a “Done Deal”

A Rundown of All Things Theo Epstein: At Least One Source Says It’s a “Done Deal”

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.

by October 12, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Boston Herald: Theo Epstein “On the Brink” of Joining the Chicago Cubs (UPDATE)

Boston Herald: Theo Epstein “On the Brink” of Joining the Chicago Cubs (UPDATE)

Sources say a deal could be announced within 24 to 48 hours. (Breathe…) UPDATE: Peter Gammons preaches caution.

by October 11, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
From the Message Board: Summing Up Every Team’s Regular Season

From the Message Board: Summing Up Every Team’s Regular Season

BN user Dave succinctly sums up the regular season efforts of all 30 MLB teams.

by October 11, 2011 Cubs Humor
Lukewarm Stove: Marlins Interested in Trading for Carlos Zambrano

Lukewarm Stove: Marlins Interested in Trading for Carlos Zambrano

A Miami Herald article suggests the Marlins could be happy with Zambrano, a guy whom the Cubs are desperate to discard.

by October 11, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Report: Boston Red Sox Not Interviewing Managerial Candidates Until Theo Epstein Situation is Resolved

Report: Boston Red Sox Not Interviewing Managerial Candidates Until Theo Epstein Situation is Resolved

If true, the implications are far-reaching, and positive for those hoping Epstein is coming to Chicago.

by October 11, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Andrew Cashner Relieving Now, But Hopes to Start and Other Bullets

Andrew Cashner Relieving Now, But Hopes to Start and Other Bullets

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.

Blackout Cubbetry: Aramis Ramirez and Effort

Blackout Cubbetry: Aramis Ramirez and Effort

Taking its cue from Bob Brenly’s recent criticism of Aramis Ramirez…

by October 10, 2011 Cubs Humor
Obsessive Theo Epstein Watch: Some Say He’s Coming, Some Say He’s Not

Obsessive Theo Epstein Watch: Some Say He’s Coming, Some Say He’s Not

Buster Olney quotes an executive who thinks Epstein is coming, but Jon Heyman quotes another who thinks he isn’t. So it goes with the Theo Epstein drama…

by October 10, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Reds Might Shop Joey Votto and Other Bullets

Reds Might Shop Joey Votto and Other Bullets

Hard to see them shopping him to the Cubs, though, as much as the Cubs might want him. Aramis Ramirez and Carlos Pena look to be Type B free agents, Zack Greinke dumps on Chris Carpenter, and Josh Vitters is raking.

Report: Red Sox Have Granted Cubs Permission to Speak to Theo Epstein

Report: Red Sox Have Granted Cubs Permission to Speak to Theo Epstein

A source says the Cubs have the green light to interview Theo Epstein, and another source says he saw Epstein in Chicago yesterday.

by October 9, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
The Theo Epstein Question Remains Unanswered and Other Bullets

The Theo Epstein Question Remains Unanswered and Other Bullets

Things aren’t much more clear on Theo Epstein than they were yesterday before we heard from Red Sox brass. Aramis Ramirez is “surprised,” Trey McNutt is successful, the Cubs have good fans, and Nyjer Morgan is classy.

CJ Wilson Doesn’t Sound Too Interested in Coming to Chicago and Other Bullets

CJ Wilson Doesn’t Sound Too Interested in Coming to Chicago and Other Bullets

Gun laws, day games, and competitiveness could factor into Wilson’s decision. Aramis Ramirez is probably not returning, the Spring Training plan has a little delay, and Albert Pujols has fans.

by October 7, 2011 Chicago Cubs News, Chicago Cubs Rumors
Red Sox Owner and President Dodge Theo Epstein to Cubs Rumors, But Owner Admits “Theo Will Not Be the GM Forever”

Red Sox Owner and President Dodge Theo Epstein to Cubs Rumors, But Owner Admits “Theo Will Not Be the GM Forever”

It’s a team policy not to discuss requests like the Cubs’ reported request to interview Epstein, but Red Sox owner John Henry may have slipped.

by October 7, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Tampa Bay Rays’ Owner Stuart Sternberg is the Best Salesman the Cubs Have

Tampa Bay Rays’ Owner Stuart Sternberg is the Best Salesman the Cubs Have

The owner’s candor about the state of his franchise could push GM Andrew Friedman into the Chicago Cubs’ arms.

by October 6, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors
Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: More Theo Epstein Rumors

Obsessive Cubs GM Watch: More Theo Epstein Rumors

Another day, another blast of rumors and speculation about the Chicago Cubs and Theo Epstein. Some think he’s coming, some think he’s not. Some think he’s worth it, some think he’s not.

by October 6, 2011 Chicago Cubs Rumors, MLB News and Rumors

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