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  • Cubs could add some form to their work in progress at winter meetings

    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. "We're not...
  • After acquiring catcher Miguel Montero, Cubs await Jon Lester decision

    After acquiring catcher Miguel Montero, Cubs await Jon Lester decision
    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...
  • Is there a football Theo Epstein that can save the Bears?

    Is there a football Theo Epstein that can save the Bears?
    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...
  • Jon Lester validates Cubs' plan

    Jon Lester validates Cubs' plan
    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...
  • 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...
  • Rick Renteria's firing was just business

    Rick Renteria's firing was just business
    It sounds as if Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer addressed the Joe Maddon thing to Rick Renteria as professionally as possible. And then fired the manager to bring in a better manager. None of this is a surprise. It was apparent this would happen. It’...
  • 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...
  • Exits of Cubs managers bring back memories

    Exits of Cubs managers bring back memories
    Rick Renteria's exit as Cubs' manager Friday wasn't as loud or memorable as that of many of his predecessors. His firing was announced in a wordy news release from the Cubs in which President Theo Epstein said "he deserved better and we wish him nothing...
  • Faced with quandary, Cubs did what was best

    Faced with quandary, Cubs did what was best
    By the time Cubs general manager Jed Hoyer boarded a plane for Southern California the morning of Oct. 24, the team had reached the point of no return pursuing Joe Maddon. With nothing guaranteed, Hoyer headed west that Friday to meet Rick Renteria so...
  • Cubs at ease with new manager Maddon

    Cubs at ease with new manager Maddon
    In order to corral highly coveted manager Joe Maddon, Cubs President Theo Epstein sat in a recreation vehicle — owned by Maddon — for the first time on Oct. 27 in Navarre Beach, Fla. "I underestimated them," Epstein said Monday at a news...
  • Cubs won't be boring under Joe Maddon, but will they be winners?

     Cubs won't be boring under Joe Maddon, but will they be winners?
    We've already established that Joe Maddon is crazy, one of the prerequisites to taking the Cubs job in the first place. But we also found out Monday that Maddon wants his players to be just as crazy as him. "You have to have a little bit of crazy to...