Posts in category "Organizational Philosophy"

The Cubs will employ an aggressive strategy under the new CBA

The Cubs will employ an aggressive strategy under the new CBA
One of the interesting little subplots to the season has been the Cubs strategy as to the acquisition of amateur talent.  If you want insight into what the current front office is thinking and how they intend to build a contender, then it’s a good place to start. When it comes to amateur talent and... Read more »

Cubs Progress Report Part 3: Front Office, Manager, Coaching Staff

Cubs Progress Report Part 3: Front Office, Manager, Coaching Staff
Continuing on with our progress report series, I’m going to move on to the off-the-field acquisitions… In the past several days, the Cubs have made some big changes, moving Tim Wilken and Ari Kaplan while letting Oneri Fleita and a few others go, including 6 scouts just 2 days ago.  I expect more changes to... Read more »

In his own words: Theo's Philosophy on Baseball

In his own words: Theo's Philosophy on Baseball
I thought you all might find this interesting. Contributor “Moonlight” sent a copy from an old 2003 chat Theo Epstein had on the great Sons of Sam Horn blog and it’s remarkable how so much of it still holds true today.  Unfortunately I don’t have the exact link for the chat, so if anybody has... Read more »
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