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  • Spotlight on Cubs' Theo Epstein to produce in 2015

    Spotlight on Cubs' Theo Epstein to produce in 2015
    PHOENIX — Theo Epstein's moment of truth in Chicago finally has arrived, four years after he blew away the baseball world in Boston with the acquisition of Adrian Gonzalez and signing of Carl Crawford to a seven-year, $142 million deal. Those...
  • Jon Lester would further solidify solid Cubs staff

     Jon Lester would further solidify solid Cubs staff
    PHOENIX — After grooming Ben Cherington replace him eventually with the Red Sox, Cubs President Theo Epstein goes head-to-head against his one-time protege for the first time since both interviewed Dale Sveum for their manager openings three years...
  • Cubs must hire Maddon

    Cubs must hire Maddon
    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...
  • Manny Ramirez could stay on Cubs staff

     Manny Ramirez could stay on Cubs staff
    Former slugger Manny Ramirez received rave reviews from many of the Cubs' top prospects as a player-coach for Triple-A Iowa and President Theo Epstein said Ramirez has expressed an interest in staying with the organization. "We'll see," Epstein told...
  • Theo Epstein ready to open Cubs pocketbook

    Theo Epstein ready to open Cubs pocketbook
    For the first time since taking over as the Cubs' baseball president three years ago, spending money won't be an issue for Theo Epstein. The issue will be how wisely Epstein invests in marquee pitching this winter through free agency and trades while...
  • Cubs' Epstein: Jackson signing "a mistake''

    Cubs' Epstein: Jackson signing "a mistake''
    President Theo Epstein hasn't been shy about the Chicago Cubs' aggressive pursuit of landing as many as two marquee pitchers this winter through free agency and perhaps trades. But Epstein acknowledged the risks of acquiring pitchers, from the rash of...
  • Cubs believe Mallee is a keeper

    Cubs believe Mallee is a keeper
    The Chicago Cubs finally can feel good that new hitting coach John Mallee will stay with the organization for the foreseeable future. President Theo Epstein revealed that Mallee, a Chicago native, joined the Cubs' organization two years ago, only to...
  • Theo Epstein says Cubs have resources to win NL Central in 2015

     Theo Epstein says Cubs have resources to win NL Central in 2015
    Prospects are on the rise, construction has started at Wrigley Field and there's plenty of money to spend on pitching. "Now comes the interesting part, where we have to convert to winning," President Theo Epstein said Tuesday after reinforcing that...
  • Plenty of relief in Cubs' bullpen

    Plenty of relief in Cubs' bullpen
    The pain of losing the likes of Ryan Dempster, Matt Garza and Scott Feldman is subsiding quickly. That’s the feeling of pitching coach Chris Bosio, who understands the process the Cubs have experienced the past three seasons and how he saw it...
  • Is this finally E-J Day for Cubs?

    Is this finally E-J Day for Cubs?
    Show of hands:  Do you love and hate Theo Epstein because of Edwin Jackson? Do you love and hate Edwin Jackson because he’s Edwin Vexing Jackson? I hate Jackson because he stinks and represents an egregious Epstein decision, his first big-...
  • James Russell gets word on trade after deadline

     James Russell gets word on trade after deadline
    James Russell left the bullpen in the middle of the sixth inning Thursday to use the restroom and thought he was staying with the Cubs after teammate Travis Wood mentioned the 3 p.m. deadline had arrived. Shortly after, trainer P.J. Manville told him to...