| Jan 10, 2015
Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein joined Plain White T's on stage to cover Neil Young's "Rockin' in the Free World" during the Kerry Wood-hosted Woody's Winter Warm-Up fundraiser in 2012. And if Epstein is up for it, Plain White T's would...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 12:56 PM
Reporters from around the nation expect big things for Chicago as they make some bold calls for the sports world in 2015.
Theo Epstein’s Cubs make the playoffs
Predicted by: Boston.com
"... (Jon) Lester and our old pal Theo Epstein can raise a...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 1:26 PM
Theo Epstein has mentioned on several occasions that local TV revenue will be a game-changer for the Cubs. The president of baseball operations calls it “a paradigm shift” in keeping up with baseball’s big-money teams.
| Dec 15, 2014
| 10:20 PM
As a minor league pitcher, Jon Lester arrived too late to fully enjoy the Red Sox's first World Series title in 86 years in 2004.
But after discussions with team officials and former players, Lester wasn't about to pass up what he sees as a chance to...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 8:06 PM
SAN DIEGO — When I approached Jon Lester at the All-Star Game in Minneapolis five months ago and asked him about the possibility of coming to the Cubs as a free agent, he raised his eyebrows and shouted out for help.
"I got my first destination...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Before President Theo Epstein was checking his cell phone for text messages between answers, Ryan Dempster revealed his sales pitch to Jon Lester in his new role with the Cubs.
“Jon and I have talked about how great it is to play here,” said...
| Dec 6, 2014
As soon as renovations at Wrigley Field are completed and a new television deal is finalized, the Cubs could be a feared team in free agency instead of losing out on top players such as catcher Russell Martin, who signed with the Blue Jays.
| Dec 9, 2014
| 7:27 PM
SAN DIEGO — Theo Epstein is content playing the waiting game as marquee free agent left-hander Jon Lester is on the verge of finalizing a decision that likely will dictate the Cubs’ fortunes for several seasons.
"This is his life and his...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Is there a football Theo Epstein the Bears can find to take control of the roster? -- @ChrisFJensen
I don’t know if the Cubs’ rebuilding plan, which featured legitimate tanking, is applicable to the NFL. This is kind of an apples to...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:24 AM
Somebody good finally took the Cubs’ money.
Anibal Sanchez didn’t, and the Cubs got stuck with Edwin Jackson.
Masahiro Tanaka didn’t, and the Cubs were starting to look like chumps whose purpose was only to drive up the price for good...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Rays manager Joe Maddon opted out of his contract, effective immediately.
The Cubs need to hire Maddon, effective immediately.
He’s the right guy. The best manager in the game. The best manager for what the Cubs are building because that’s...