Posts tagged "Theo Epstein"
For the Cub fans this year, watching their heroes in action has become a kind of Chinese torture, akin to bamboo shoots in the nailbeds. Of course, Cub diehards are accustomed to the agony of defeat—10 on a scale of 10.. The last time they won a World Series wasn’t Methuselah a teenager? This year was supposed to... Read more »
A hundred and three years they’ve not had a feast. The faithful are naturally starvish. So Theo, they wouldn’t blame you in the least To splurge on a hurling Darvish.
So Epstein has signed Dale Sveum Who will manage the Cubs every geum. What will happen? Who knows? When the Cubs play their foes. At the moment we just have his neum.
On October 21 Theo Epstein joined the Chicago Cubs front office. He assumed the high-muck-a-muck title of “President of Baseball Operations”. He did not come cheap. $18.5 million for 5 years. When he resigned as General Manager from the Boston Red Sox, he had one year and an estimated $1.5 million left... Read more »
Why all this ballyhoo in Cub Nation over Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer? I get that they are young—38 and 36— baseball executives who were wunderkind masterminds behind the ending of the Red Sox World Series drought. But let’s not go Pollyanna about them. At this writing, neither is in the Cubs front office, although it seems inevitable that they... Read more »