Jon Daniels

Cubs' Theo Epstein voted TSN's MLB executive of the year

Theo Epstein is rising to a new reality.

"For the last few years I've had a semi-recurring dream, maybe five or six times, where I've woken up, wow, we just won the World Series with the Cubs. That's unbelievable," he recalled Monday night.

"And then about 10 seconds later I realize it was just a dream, and then the rest of the day stinks, right? It's a pretty great feeling and then back to reality. The last five days or whatever it's been, I've been waking up with the same realization and then it takes a couple seconds. Wow! It really happened!"

Days after the team he designed ended a long championship drought, Epstein was voted The Sporting...