Patient isn’t the first word you would use to describe Cubs exec Theo Epstein, but he is doing his best to handle this winter’s market.
The Chicago Cubs' top brass flew into Dallas on Monday, and a likely destination on the itinerary is a meeting with free-agent starting pitcher Yu Darvish, according to Bruce Levine of MLB.com. Both Theo Epstein, president of baseball operations, and Jed Hoyer, general manager, are expected to meet with the 31-year-old right-hander. The Cubs have […]
In perhaps the least surprising news following the Chicago Cubs‘ exit from the 2017 postseason, the team is looking to bring back its two most integral free agents. Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein told reporters the club wants to re-sign starter Jake Arrieta and closer Wade Davis during the offseason. #Cubs Theo says […]
Now that the Cubs got a head start on the other Major League teams by trading for Jose Quintana on Thursday, are they finished making deals? The non-waiver Trade Deadline is July 31.
As MLB was preparing to resume play following the All-Star break, beat writers were discussing the blockbuster deal that sent Jose Quintana to the Chicago Cubs on Thursday – and president of baseball operations Theo Epstein uncorked a self-aware response only he could pull off. "Well, there were no rumors about us and Quintana. So […]
The floundering Chicago Cubs are closing out the first half of their season with a series against the first-place Milwaukee Brewers, and the defending champions aren't taking the overachieving club lightly. "I don't get all the talk about how they're destined to come back to the pack …" Cubs president Theo Epstein said of the […]
Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein said trades will not do the MLB champions any good, since the talent is already there.
It’s one thing to try to find a leadoff hitter. The Cubs are trying to find their identity.
Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein was in Myrtle Beach, S.C., watching the team’s Class A team, when he got a text message from general manager Jed Hoyer late Tuesday about Miguel Montero’s comments regarding Jake Arrieta. It didn’t take long for Epstein to decide what to do.
Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein encouraged the media to write about the team’s offensive struggles, particularly driving in runners. Usually, as soon as that’s considered a trend, the team is able to turn things around. At least, the Cubs expect to correct that.
One year ago at this time, Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein was being asked about the team’s red-hot start to the 2016 season and whether they could give the players enough rest to be ready for the playoffs. Epstein thought that was nonsense, and on Tuesday, he expressed the same sentiment regarding suggestions […]
With the Chicago Cubs in town for a three-game series at Fenway Park this weekend, team president of baseball operations Theo Epstein was taking full advantage of the opportunity to return to his hometown, this time as the man who was key to ending two of the longest-enduring World Series championship droughts in history.